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The Dark Knight Rises is a 2012 action thriller film Christopher Nolan has directed and Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan has written these film . It is the third and final installment in The Dark Knight Trilogy. Following The Dark Knight (2008) and The Dark Knight Rises. The film stars Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Michael Caine as Alfred Pennyworth, Gary Oldman as James Gordon, Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox, Tom Hardy as Bane, Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle/Catwoman, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt as John Blake.
After eight years since the release of The Dark Knight, Nolan returned to direct The Dark Knight Rises. The film was produced by Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. Following a strong advertising campaign that included two trailers before the 2012 Summer Olympics, The Dark Knight Rises premiered in New York City on July 16, 2012. It received positive reviews from critics who praised the acting (particularly Bale’s), story, musical score, action sequences, direction and visual effects. However, it also received some criticism for its runtime and for its use of terrorist themes. The film grossed over $448 million worldwide within a week of its release and is currently the nineteenth-highest-grossing film.
Who is starring in The Dark Knight Rises?
The Dark Knight Rises stars Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The film was directed by Christopher Nolan who also co-wrote the screenplay with his brother Jonathan Nolan. The music was composed by Hans Zimmer. The cinematography was done by Wally Pfister. The film is produced by Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan for Warner Bros. Pictures. It is distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures.
The original story was about Batman’s attempt to stop The Joker from destroying Gotham City. The sequel, The Dark Knight, focused on the escalation of their conflict where The Joker now wants to expose the hypocrisy of society and bring it down. The third and final instalment, The Dark Knight Rises, pits Batman against Bane who plans to destroy Gotham City as well as Bruce Wayne’s legacy.
What is the story of The Dark Knight Rises?
The film is a continuation of The Dark Knight story arc and it follows the events that take place after The Joker’s death. The plot centres on Bane, a terrorist who plans to destroy Gotham City with the help of his army. Batman must stop him before he can carry out his plan.
The Dark Knight Rises was directed by Christopher Nolan and written by David Goyer, Jonathan Nolan, and Christopher Nolan. The cast includes Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Michael Caine as Alfred Pennyworth, Gary Oldman as James Gordon, Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox, Tom Hardy as Bane, Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle/Catwoman, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt as John Blake.
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The Dark Knight Rises was released on July 20, 2012, in the United States. The film received mixed reviews from critics but was a box office success, grossing over $448 million worldwide. It was nominated for two Academy Awards: Best Sound Editing and Best Visual Effects. Christian Bale has said that The Dark Knight Rises is his favourite of the three Batman films he has starred in. Heath Ledger’s performance as The Joker in The Dark Knight. Often considered one of the best performances in any comic book film. Many consider The Dark Knight to be one of the greatest superhero films ever made. Christopher Nolan’s direction and David Goyer’s writing are also highly praised.
What are some reviews on The Dark Knight Rises?
The film has a 94% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The site’s Critical Consensus reads, “The Dark Knight Rises is an ambitious, thoughtful. Potent action thriller with rich thematic depths and an unexpected emotional punch.”Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times gave the film four stars out of four and said “It is not simply a good movie. It is one of those rare ones that reach beyond its genre to become a landmark.”The Dark Knight Rises was released in North America on July 20, 2012. The film grossed $30 million from midnight showings, making it the third-highest midnight gross behind Harry Potter.