The Dark Knight
- Original title
The Dark Knight
- Running time
- 152 min.
- United States
Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer, Jonathan Nolan (Characters: Bob Kane)
James Newton Howard, Hans Zimmer
Michael Jai White,
Monique Gabriela Curnen,
Tommy 'Tiny' Lister,
Co-production United States-United Kingdom; Warner Bros. / Legendary Pictures
Thriller. Action. Drama | Superheroes. Based on a Comic. DC Comics. Sequel. Cult Movie
- Movie Groups
| The Dark Knight trilogy
- Synopsis / Plot
- Batman/Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and District Attorney Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart), Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the city streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as The Joker (Heath Ledger).
2008: 2 Academy Award: Best Supporting Actor (H. Ledger), Sound. 8 Nom.
: Golden Globe: Best Supporting Actor (Heath Ledger)
: BAFTA Awards: Best Supporting Actor (Heath Ledger). 9 Nominations
: Festival Toronto: Best Supporting Actor (Heath Ledger)
: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Supp. Actor (Ledger) & Cinematography
: Goya Awards: Nominated for Best European Movie
: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Supporting Actor (Ledger)
2008: Saturn Awards: 5 prizes including Best Action Film. 11 nominations.
: Art Directors Guild: Excellence in Production Design Award in Fantasy Film
2008: Broadcast Film Critics Association: Best Action Movie; Supp. Actor. 6 nom.
: National Board of Review: Top Ten Films
: American Film Institute (AFI): Top 10 - Best Movies of the Year
: 2 Critics' Choice Awards: Best Action Movie, Supp. Actor. 6 Nominations
2008: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Supporting Actor (Ledger). 6 Nominations
: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Best Supp. Actor (Ledger) & Best Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
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