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The Dark Knight

16th July 2008
2h 32m
Christopher Nolan

The Dark Knight is a 2008 Crime Action film released on 16th July; Christopher Nolan directed the film which stars Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, and Maggie Gyllenhaal. The film is a sequel to the 2005 film Batman Begins and got it's own sequel, The Dark Knight Rises, in 2012. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $819,558,444 on its budget.

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Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the 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.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 12:27pm.

Cast (134)

Heath Ledger's profile Heath Ledger The Joker
Age at Filming ≈ 28
Bafta & Oscar Win
Maggie Gyllenhaal's profile Maggie Gyllenhaal Rachel Dawes
Age at Filming ≈ 30
Gary Oldman's profile Gary Oldman James Gordon
Age at Filming ≈ 49
Aaron Eckhart's profile Aaron Eckhart Harvey Dent
Age at Filming ≈ 39
Michael Caine's profile Michael Caine Alfred Pennyworth
Age at Filming ≈ 74
Morgan Freeman's profile Morgan Freeman Lucius Fox
Age at Filming ≈ 70
Cillian Murphy's profile Cillian Murphy Scarecrow
Age at Filming ≈ 31
Eric Roberts's profile Eric Roberts Salvatore Maroni
Age at Filming ≈ 51
Michael Jai White's profile Michael Jai White
Age at Filming ≈ 40
Nicky Katt's profile Nicky Katt
Age at Filming ≈ 37
David Dastmalchian's profile David Dastmalchian
Age at Filming ≈ 30
Bronson Webb's profile Bronson Webb
Age at Filming ≈ 24
Vincent Riotta's profile Vincent Riotta
Age at Filming ≈ 48
William Fichtner's profile William Fichtner
Age at Filming ≈ 51
Anthony Michael Hall's profile Anthony Michael Hall
Age at Filming ≈ 39
Keith Szarabajka's profile Keith Szarabajka
Age at Filming ≈ 55
Chris Wilson's profile Chris Wilson
Age at Filming ≈ 49
Ron Dean's profile Ron Dean
Age at Filming ≈ 69
Ritchie Coster's profile Ritchie Coster
Age at Filming ≈ 40
Colin McFarlane's profile Colin McFarlane
Age at Filming ≈ 46
Joshua Harto's profile Joshua Harto
Age at Filming ≈ 28
Nathan Gamble James Gordon
Age at Filming ≈ 9
William Armstrong's profile William Armstrong
Age at Filming ≈ 53
Amit Shah's profile Amit Shah
Age at Filming ≈ 26
Nestor Carbonell's profile Nestor Carbonell
Age at Filming ≈ 40
Richard Dillane's profile Richard Dillane
Age at Filming ≈ 43
Andrew Bicknell
Age at Filming ≈ 51
Edison Chen's profile Edison Chen
Age at Filming ≈ 27
Melinda McGraw's profile Melinda McGraw Barbara Gordon
Age at Filming ≈ 44
Beatrice Rosen
Age at Filming ≈ 23
Ariyon Bakare's profile Ariyon Bakare
Age at Filming ≈ 36
Lisa McAllister
Age at Filming ≈ 27
Monique Gabriela Curnen's profile Monique Gabriela Curnen
Age at Filming ≈ 30
Chin Han
Age at Filming ≈ 38
Matt Rippy's profile Matt Rippy
Age at Filming ≈ 39
Matthew Leitch
Age at Filming ≈ 32
K. Todd Freeman
Age at Filming ≈ 42
Peter Rnic's profile Peter Rnic
Age at Filming ≈ 59
Tristan Tait
Age at Filming ≈ 36
Buster Reeves
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Michael Stoyanov
Age at Filming ≈ 37
Patrick Leahy's profile Patrick Leahy
Age at Filming ≈ 67
Tommy Campbell's profile Tommy Campbell
Age at Filming ≈ 29
Joshua Rollins's profile Joshua Rollins
Age at Filming ≈ 30
Matthew O'Neill
Age at Filming ≈ 36
Michael Andrew Gorman
Age at Filming ≈ 56
Helene Wilson's profile Helene Wilson
Age at Filming ≈ 17
John Turk's profile John Turk
Age at Filming ≈ 45
Matt Skiba
Age at Filming ≈ 31
Natalie Hallam
Age at Filming ≈ 35
Sarah Jayne Dunn
Age at Filming ≈ 26
Tommy 'Tiny' Lister Jr.'s profile Tommy 'Tiny' Lister Jr.
Age at Filming ≈ 49

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Production Companies

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Connected Films

Batman Begins poster
The Dark Knight Rises poster
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The Dark Knight Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

1% 0-12
1% 13-19
7% 20-29
14% 30-39
9% 40-49
5% 50-59
1% 60-69
2% 70-79
60% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

21% Female
79% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

1% Good
1% Bad
97% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

1% Vigilante
1% Supervillain
1% Cop
1% District Attorney
1% Butler
1% Bank Manager
96% Unknown

The Dark Knight FAQ

When was The Dark Knight released?

The Dark Knight was released on Wednesday July 16th, 2008.

Who plays the lead role(s) in The Dark Knight?

The lead role is played by Christian Bale in the role of Bruce Wayne / Batman.

How much did The Dark Knight cost to make?

The budget was $185,000,000.

How much money did The Dark Knight make?

The worldwide revenue was $1,004,558,444.

Is The Dark Knight on Netflix?

No, The Dark Knight is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is The Dark Knight on Amazon Prime?

No, The Dark Knight is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is The Dark Knight on Disney Plus?

No, The Dark Knight is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States