The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises
  • 2012
  • US
  • 2h 44min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Christopher Nolan
  • Cast: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway
  • UK release: 20 July 2012
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Eight years after The Dark Knight, Batman (Bale) is in exile, wanted for the death of an attorney. But when jewel thief Selina Kyle (Hathaway) draws him back to Gotham City he is held to ransom by masked terrorist Bane (Hardy). Emotional, epic and set to be the blockbuster of the year.

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