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"The Dark Knight" (2008)

The Dark Knight reunites director Christopher Nolan and star Christian Bale, who reprises the role of Batman/Bruce Wayne in his continuing war on crime. With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and District Attorney Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart), Batman (Christian Bale) sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind known as the Joker (Heath Ledger), who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces the Dark Knight ever closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante.
  1. "Batman Begins"
  2. "The Dark Knight Rises"
  3. Aaron Eckhart
  4. Christian Bale
  5. Cillian Murphy
  6. Heath Ledger
  7. Maggie Gyllenhaal

Movie Review
Christopher Nolan and Christian Bale absolutely do not let "Batman" fans down with this second film of the trilogy.

Aaron Eckhart on Harvey Dent and His Transformation in "Dark Knight"
Aaron Eckhart provides insight into how he became Harvey Dent onscreen and what it was like on the set of this second "Batman" movie.

Maggie Gyllenhaal Takes Over as Rachel in "The Dark Knight"
Maggie Gyllenhaal discusses being the new Rachel, being a part of "The Dark Knight," and spending time on the set with Heath Ledger.

"The Dark Knight" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from the movie "The Dark Knight" starring Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Michael Caine, and Morgan Freeman.

Top 10 Movies of 2008
"The Dark Knight" made my list of the best movies released in 2008.

"The Dark Knight" Two-Disc Special Edition Blu-Ray Review
Christopher Nolan and Christian Bale set the bar high with their first "Batman" movie, "Batman Begins," but even so they were able to top it with "The Dark Knight." One of the best comic book-inspired films ever made and my pick for the best movie of 2008, "The Dark Knight" looks absolutely gorgeous on Blu-Ray.

Writer/Director Christopher Nolan on "The Dark Knight"
Christopher Nolan discusses the challenges of working on a "Batman" series and the impact of Heath Ledger's performance as The Joker.

What is "The Dark Knight" Curse?
Yes, there were a series of accidents and tragedies associated with "The Dark Knight." But does that mean it was a cursed production?

"The Dark Knight" Leaps Into the Record Books
(July 2008) "The Dark Knight" raked in $18 million in ticket sales from its first official screening at 12am on July 18, 2008 and continued to break records from there.

"The Dark Knight" Premiere Photos
Gallery of photos from the premiere of the Warner Bros Pictures movie "The Dark Knight" featuring Christian Bale, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Oldman, Christopher Nolan, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Nestor Carbonell, Peter Sarsgaard, Blake Lively and Emile Hirsch.

"The Dark Knight" Leaps Into the Record Books
(July 2008) "The Dark Knight" raked in $18 million in ticket sales from its first official screening at 12am on July 18, 2008 and continued to break records from there.

Exclusive Interview: Composers Hans Zimmer & James Newton Howard
(June 2008) Academy Award winner Hans Zimmer ("The Lion King") and 7-time Oscar nominee James Newton Howard worked together on the score to the mega blockbuster "Batman Begins" starring Christian Bale and directed by Christopher Nolan, and are back together again for one of 2008’s most anticipated movies, "The Dark Knight."

"The Dark Knight" Movie Credits
Cast and crew list for "The Dark Knight," MPAA rating and release date info.

"The Dark Knight" Teaser Poster
"Why So Serious?"

"The Dark Knight" Posters
11 posters from "The Dark Knight" featuring Christian Bale as Batman, Heath Ledger as The Joker, and Aaron Eckhart as Harvey Dent.

"The Dark Knight" Sees Light of Day at Six Flags
Arthur Levine, About.com Guide's to Theme Parks, provides the scoop on Batman-related rides.

2008 Showest Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from the 2008 Showest featuring Christian Bale, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Christopher Nolan, Anne Hathaway, Kate Bosworth, Laurence Fishburne, Jim Sturgess, Emile Hirsch, Sarah Jessica Parker, Robert Downey Jr, Brendan Fraser, Jodie Foster, Abigail Breslin, Matthew Fox, Christina Ricci, Alexis Bledel, George Lucas, Cameron Diaz, and America Ferrera.

Exclusive Interview with Aaron Eckhart
(Mar 2007) Exclusive interview with Aaron Eckhart about joining the cast of the "Batman" movie, "The Dark Knight," working with Christopher Nolan, the cast, playing a villain, and comic book inspired movies.

Six Minutes of "The Dark Knight" Hits IMAX Screens
(Dec 2007) Warner Bros will screen the six minute opening sequence from "The Dark Knight" in front of "I Am Legend" in IMAX theaters. The opening sequence introduces Heath Ledger as The Joker.

Director Christopher Nolan on "The Dark Knight"
(Oct 2006) Christopher Nolan very briefly touched on "The Dark Knight" while discussing his other film starring Christian Bale and Michael Caine - "The Prestige."

Michael Caine Discusses "The Dark Knight"
(Oct 2007) While doing press for "Sleuth," Michael Caine talked about Christian Bale as Batman and working with Heath Ledger as The Joker.

Michael Caine Offers a Few Suggestions on the "Batman Begins" Sequel
(Oct 2006) While doing press for "The Prestige," Michael Caine talked about what he'd like to see happen to his character in "The Dark Knight."

Maggie Gyllenhaal Joins the Cast of "The Dark Knight"
(Mar 2007) Maggie Gyllenhaal will take over the role played by Katie Holmes in "Batman Begins" for the second Batman movie by Christopher Nolan, "The Dark Knight."

It's Official - Heath Ledger is The Joker
(July 2006) Warner Bros Pictures officially announced that Heath Ledger has been cast as The Joker in the "Batman" movie, "The Dark Knight."

"The Dark Knight" Sees Light of Day at Six Flags
Arthur Levine, About.com Guide's to Theme Parks, provides the scoop on Batman-related rides.

Official "The Dark Knight" Site
Warner Bros' official site for "The Dark Knight." Release Date: July 18, 2008

"The Gotham Times"
(Viral Campaign) Read all the news that's fit to print.

Why So Serious?
(Viral Campaign) Click around and discover new content prior to the film's release.

"The Ha Ha Ha Times"
(Viral Campaign) The Joker-vandalized version of "The Gotham Times."

We Are The Answer.org
(Viral Campaign) Harvey Dent wants you to help him keep Gotham safe.

Summer of 2008 - Movie Preview
"The Dark Knight" is part of the big Summer Movies Preview on About.com.

The Gotham Police Department
(Viral Campaign) 'Official' site for the Gotham Police Department.

15 Big Action Movies of 2008
"The Dark Knight" is included on my list of the Top 15 action movies of 2008.

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