The Dark Knight (2008)
The Dark Knight (2008)
Why So Serious?
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.

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Cast

Gary Oldman Gary Oldman As: Commissioner James Gordon
Morgan Freeman Morgan Freeman As: Lucius Fox
William Fichtner William Fichtner As: Bank Manager
Maggie Gyllenhaal Maggie Gyllenhaal As: Rachel Dawes
Heath Ledger Heath Ledger As: Joker
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Storyline

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.


Tagline: Why So Serious?
Certification: PG-13

Details

Genres: Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime

Language: English, Chinese

Release Date: 14 July 2008

Country: United Kingdom, United States

Runtime: 152m

Film Collections

Company Credits

Company: Warner Bros. Pictures, DC Comics, Legendary Pictures, Warner Bros., DC Entertainment, Syncopy, Isobel Griffiths

Budget: $185,000,000

Revenue: $1,004,558,444

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Directed By

Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan

Director

Steve Gehrke

Steve Gehrke

Script Supervisor

Nilo Otero

Nilo Otero

Assistant Director

Writing Credits

Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan

Story

Jonathan Nolan

Jonathan Nolan

Screenplay

Bob Kane

Bob Kane

Characters

David S. Goyer

David S. Goyer

Story

Bill Finger

Bill Finger

Characters

Jerry Robinson

Jerry Robinson

Characters

Cast

Gary Oldman

Gary Oldman

Commissioner James Gordon

Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman

Lucius Fox

William Fichtner

William Fichtner

Bank Manager

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Rachel Dawes

Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger

Joker

Anthony Michael Hall

Anthony Michael Hall

Mike Engel

Cillian Murphy

Cillian Murphy

Jonathan Crane / Scarecrow

Christian Bale

Christian Bale

Bruce Wayne / Batman

Michael Caine

Michael Caine

Alfred Pennyworth

Aaron Eckhart

Aaron Eckhart

Harvey Dent / Two-Face

Tom 'Tiny' Lister Jr.

Tom 'Tiny' Lister Jr.

Tattooed Prisoner

Ritchie Coster

Ritchie Coster

Chechen

Danny Goldring

Danny Goldring

Grumpy

Nathan Gamble

Nathan Gamble

James Gordon Jr.

Nicky Katt

Nicky Katt

Shotgun SWAT (uncredited)

Edison Chen

Edison Chen

LSI VP

Eric Roberts

Eric Roberts

Sal Maroni

Nestor Carbonell

Nestor Carbonell

Mayor Anthony Garcia

Vincenzo Nicoli

Vincenzo Nicoli

Crime Boss

Vincent Riotta

Vincent Riotta

Cop at 250 52nd St.

William Armstrong

William Armstrong

Evans

Paul Birchard

Paul Birchard

Cop with Fat Thug

Peter Rnic

Peter Rnic

Prisoner (uncredited)

Joshua Harto

Joshua Harto

Coleman Reese

Andrew Bicknell

Andrew Bicknell

Prison Ferry Pilot

Monique Gabriela Curnen

Monique Gabriela Curnen

Anna Ramirez

Ron Dean

Ron Dean

Michael Wuertz

Melinda McGraw

Melinda McGraw

Barbara Gordon

Michael Jai White

Michael Jai White

Gambol

Adriano Giannini

Adriano Giannini

Joker (Italian Voice)

Bronson Webb

Bronson Webb

Bounty Hunter

Claudio Santamaria

Claudio Santamaria

Bruce Wayne/ Batman (Italian Voice)

Matt Rippy

Matt Rippy

First Mate

Tom Townsend

Tom Townsend

Police Officer (uncredited)

David Dastmalchian

David Dastmalchian

Thomas Schiff

David James Elliott

David James Elliott

Extra (uncredited)

Keith Szarabajka

Keith Szarabajka

Gerard Stephens

Ian Pirie

Ian Pirie

Corrections Officer

Sofiya Smirnova

Sofiya Smirnova

Evacuee (uncredited)

Richard Strobel

Richard Strobel

Detective (uncredited)

Beatrice Rosen

Beatrice Rosen

Natascha

Chin Han

Chin Han

Lau

Jonathan Ryland

Jonathan Ryland

Passenger Ferry Pilot

Tommy Campbell

Tommy Campbell

Passenger

Roger Monk

Roger Monk

Prisoner

Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson

Major Crime Unit Detective (uncredited)

Colin McFarlane

Colin McFarlane

Gillian B. Loeb

Lisa McAllister

Lisa McAllister

Passenger

Matthew Leitch

Matthew Leitch

Prisoner on Ferry

K. Todd Freeman

K. Todd Freeman

Polk

Charles Venn

Charles Venn

Gambol's Bodyguard

Tristan Tait

Tristan Tait

Uniform Cop

Richard Dillane

Richard Dillane

Acting Commissioner

John Turk

John Turk

Chechen's Bodyguard (uncredited)

Lorna Gayle

Lorna Gayle

Passenger

David Fultz

David Fultz

Pedestrian (uncredited)

Don Kress

Don Kress

Maroni's Henchman (uncredited)

Grahame Edwards

Grahame Edwards

Prisoner

Thomas Kosik

Thomas Kosik

Parade Police Officer (uncredited)

Debbi Burns

Debbi Burns

Bank Patron (uncredited)

Tony Domino

Tony Domino

Press Conference Heckler (uncredited)

Jordon Hodges

Jordon Hodges

Police Officer (uncredited)

Patrick Leahy

Patrick Leahy

Gentleman at Party

David Ajala

David Ajala

Bounty Hunter

Matt Skiba

Matt Skiba

Man Trying to Reach Coleman Reese (uncredited)

Michael Vieau

Michael Vieau

Rossi

Olumiji Olawumi

Olumiji Olawumi

Drug Dealer

Michelle Shields

Michelle Shields

Angry Hospital Relative (uncredited)

Tim Krueger

Tim Krueger

Assistant D.A. (uncredited)

Peter Brooke

Peter Brooke

Passenger

Erron Jay

Erron Jay

Prisoner (uncredited)

Bruce Spielbauer

Bruce Spielbauer

High-Ranking Police Official (uncredited)

James Mellor

James Mellor

Ferry Passenger (uncredited)

Lateef Lovejoy

Lateef Lovejoy

Prisoner

Maritza Cabrera

Maritza Cabrera

Party Guest (uncredited)

Philip Bulcock

Philip Bulcock

Murphy

Richard Divizio

Richard Divizio

Chechen Gangster (uncredited)

Ronan Summers

Ronan Summers

Prisoner

Jon Lee Brody

Jon Lee Brody

Waiter (uncredited)

Shirin Caiola

Shirin Caiola

Party Guest with Glass (uncredited)

Robert Patrick Stern

Robert Patrick Stern

Extra (uncredited)

Kelli Clevenger

Kelli Clevenger

Paramedic (uncredited)

Winston Ellis

Winston Ellis

Gambol's Bodyguard

Michael Stoyanov

Michael Stoyanov

Dopey

Laura Chernicky

Laura Chernicky

Party Guest (uncredited)

Daniel Jefferson

Daniel Jefferson

Immigrant Ferry Passenger (uncredited)

Matthew O'Neill

Matthew O'Neill

Chuckles

Amit Shah

Amit Shah

Party Guest (uncredited)

Robert Stone

Robert Stone

Dept. of Corrections Resident (uncredited)

John Warman

John Warman

Detective (uncredited)

Craig Heaney

Craig Heaney

Passenger

Sarah Jayne Dunn

Sarah Jayne Dunn

Maroni's Mistress

Will Zahrn

Will Zahrn

Assistant DA

Doug Ballard

Doug Ballard

Businessman

Ariyon Bakare

Ariyon Bakare

Guard Commander

Dan Latham

Dan Latham

Police Sgt. Spellman / Gotham Bomb Squad (uncredited)

Keith Kupferer

Keith Kupferer

Heckler

William Smillie

William Smillie

Happy

Joseph Oliveira

Joseph Oliveira

Officer (uncredited)

Kevin Zaideman

Kevin Zaideman

Party Staff (uncredited)

Natalie Hallam

Natalie Hallam

Ferry Passenger (uncredited)

Thomas Gaitsch

Thomas Gaitsch

Reporter #3

Patrick Clear

Patrick Clear

Judge Freel

Buster Reeves

Buster Reeves

Joker's Thug #2 (uncredited)

Matt Shallenberger

Matt Shallenberger

Berg

Devlin Wilder

Devlin Wilder

Party Guest (uncredited)

Nydia Rodriguez Terracina

Nydia Rodriguez Terracina

Judge Janet Surrillo

Sam Derence

Sam Derence

Male Guest

Tom McComas

Tom McComas

Helicopter SWAT Sniper (uncredited)

Henry Milton Chu

Henry Milton Chu

Lau Henchman (uncredited)

Wai Wong

Wai Wong

Hong Kong Detective

Peter DeFaria

Peter DeFaria

Civilian

Nancy Crane

Nancy Crane

Nurse

Nigel Carrington

Nigel Carrington

Warden

Helene Wilson

Helene Wilson

Mother

Joshua Rollins

Joshua Rollins

SWAT Sniper

Joseph Luis Caballero

Joseph Luis Caballero

Cop Heckler

Walter Lewis

Walter Lewis

Medic

Tom McElroy

Tom McElroy

Man No. 2

Greg Beam

Greg Beam

Drug Buyer

Erik Hellman

Erik Hellman

Junkie

Andy Luther

Andy Luther

Brian

James Farruggio

James Farruggio

Man No. 1

James Fierro

James Fierro

Thug at Party

Jennifer Knox

Jennifer Knox

Female Guest

Sophia Hinshelwood

Sophia Hinshelwood

Reporter

Daryl Satcher

Daryl Satcher

Officer at Intersection

Chris Petschler

Chris Petschler

Convoy Leader

Aidan Feore

Aidan Feore

Fat Thug

Lanny Lutz

Lanny Lutz

Bartender

Michael Andrew Gorman

Michael Andrew Gorman

Cop at Hospital

Dale Rivera

Dale Rivera

SWAT Leader

Adam Kalesperis

Adam Kalesperis

Honor Guard Man

Gertrude Kyles

Gertrude Kyles

Fox's Secretary

James Scales

James Scales

Guardsman

Michael Corey Foster

Michael Corey Foster

Honor Guard Leader

Hannah Gunn

Hannah Gunn

Gordon's Daughter

Brandon Lambdin

Brandon Lambdin

Armoured Car SWAT

Brandon Lambdin

Brandon Lambdin

Armoured Car SWAT

Rob Clark

Rob Clark

Party Guest (uncredited)

Production Crew

Charles Roven

Charles Roven

Producer

Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan

Producer

Emma Thomas

Emma Thomas

Producer

John Papsidera

John Papsidera

Casting

Lucinda Syson

Lucinda Syson

Casting

Michael Uslan

Michael Uslan

Executive Producer

Benjamin Melniker

Benjamin Melniker

Executive Producer

Lorne Orleans

Lorne Orleans

Producer

Thomas Tull

Thomas Tull

Executive Producer

Kevin De La Noy

Kevin De La Noy

Executive Producer

Jordan Goldberg

Jordan Goldberg

Associate Producer

Nicholas Gall

Nicholas Gall

Casting

Dennis Davidson

Dennis Davidson

Publicist

Edited By

Lee Smith

Lee Smith

Editor

David Orr

David Orr

Color Timer

Hugo Weng

Hugo Weng

Dialogue Editor

Michael Magill

Michael Magill

Dialogue Editor

Donald Likovich

Donald Likovich

Assistant Editor

David Orr

David Orr

Color Timer

Scott Wesley Ross

Scott Wesley Ross

Assistant Editor

Costume and Makeup

Peter Robb-King

Peter Robb-King

Makeup & Hair

Lindy Hemming

Lindy Hemming

Costume Design

John Caglione Jr.

John Caglione Jr.

Makeup Artist

Janice Alexander

Janice Alexander

Hair Department Head

Deena Adair

Deena Adair

Hairstylist

Nancy Hancock

Nancy Hancock

Makeup Artist

Kimberley Spiteri

Kimberley Spiteri

Hairstylist

Sue Robb-King

Sue Robb-King

Makeup Artist

Patrick Caulfield

Patrick Caulfield

Set Costumer

Conor O'Sullivan

Conor O'Sullivan

Prosthetic Supervisor

Sound

Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer

Original Music Composer

James Newton Howard

James Newton Howard

Original Music Composer

Kevin Kaska

Kevin Kaska

Orchestrator

Gary Rizzo

Gary Rizzo

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Lorne Balfe

Lorne Balfe

Original Music Composer

Bruce Fowler

Bruce Fowler

Orchestrator

Jeff Atmajian

Jeff Atmajian

Orchestrator

Hugo Weng

Hugo Weng

Dialogue Editor

Lora Hirschberg

Lora Hirschberg

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Richard King

Richard King

Supervising Sound Editor

Michael Magill

Michael Magill

Dialogue Editor

Hamilton Sterling

Hamilton Sterling

Sound Designer

Doug Hemphill

Doug Hemphill

Additional Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Michael W. Mitchell

Michael W. Mitchell

Sound Effects Editor

Alyson Dee Moore

Alyson Dee Moore

Foley

Daniel Pinder

Daniel Pinder

Music Editor

Alex Gibson

Alex Gibson

Music Editor

Michael Babcock

Michael Babcock

Sound Effects Editor

Brad Dechter

Brad Dechter

Orchestrator

Linda Folk

Linda Folk

ADR Supervisor

Ed Novick

Ed Novick

Production Sound Mixer

Visual Effects

Nick Davis

Nick Davis

Visual Effects Supervisor

Chris Corbould

Chris Corbould

Special Effects Supervisor

Jonathan Fawkner

Jonathan Fawkner

Compositing Supervisor

Ian Hunter

Ian Hunter

Visual Effects Supervisor

Tim Webber

Tim Webber

Visual Effects Supervisor

Paul J. Franklin

Paul J. Franklin

Visual Effects Supervisor

Nick Davis

Nick Davis

Visual Effects Supervisor

Camera

Wally Pfister

Wally Pfister

Director of Photography

Stephen Vaughan

Stephen Vaughan

Still Photographer

Bob Gorelick

Bob Gorelick

Steadicam Operator

Bob Hall

Bob Hall

First Assistant Camera

Lighting

Not currently known.

Art Department

Steven Lawrence

Steven Lawrence

Art Direction

Mark Bartholomew

Mark Bartholomew

Art Direction

Nathan Crowley

Nathan Crowley

Production Design

Kevin Kavanaugh

Kevin Kavanaugh

Supervising Art Director

Naaman Marshall

Naaman Marshall

Art Direction

Peter Lando

Peter Lando

Set Decoration

Craig Jackson

Craig Jackson

Art Direction

James Hambidge

James Hambidge

Art Direction

Simon Lamont

Simon Lamont

Supervising Art Director

Jenne Lee

Jenne Lee

Art Department Coordinator

Other Crew

Kevin Kavanaugh

Kevin Kavanaugh

Supervising Art Director

Paul Jennings

Paul Jennings

Stunt Coordinator

Rick Avery

Rick Avery

Stunts

Jessie Graff

Jessie Graff

Stunts

Jim Wilkey

Jim Wilkey

Stunts

David Gere

David Gere

Stunts

Richard M. Daley

Richard M. Daley

Thanks

Simon Lamont

Simon Lamont

Supervising Art Director

Rick Le Fevour

Rick Le Fevour

Stunt Coordinator

Brian Christensen

Brian Christensen

Stunts

Mark Mottram

Mark Mottram

Stunts

Mira Husseini

Mira Husseini

Unit Publicist

Jim Boulden

Jim Boulden

Animatronic and Prosthetic Effects

Tom Struthers

Tom Struthers

Stunt Coordinator

Tom McComas

Tom McComas

Stunts

David E. Hall

David E. Hall

Post Production Supervisor

Rebecca Steel Roven

Rebecca Steel Roven

Set Production Assistant

Brian Peters

Brian Peters

Stunts

Rudra Banerji

Rudra Banerji

Set Production Assistant

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