The Dark Knight
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.
Released: July 16, 2008
Director: Christopher Nolan
Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer, Bob Kane, Bill Finger, Jerry Robinson
Casts: Christian Bale (Bruce Wayne / Batman), Michael Caine (Alfred Pennyworth), Heath Ledger (Joker), Aaron Eckhart (Harvey Dent), Gary Oldman (James Gordon), Maggie Gyllenhaal (Rachel Dawes)
Production Companies: DC Comics, Legendary Pictures, Warner Bros., DC Entertainment, Syncopy