• Released
  • July 20, 2012
  • PG-13 , 2 hr 45 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Suspense/Thriller
  • 18,857 Fan Ratings
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Synopsis: Batman (Christian Bale) faces a masked villain named Bane.

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Critic Ratings

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The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Makes everything in the rival Marvel universe look thoroughly silly and childish. Entirely enveloping and at times unnerving in a relevant...
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The sheer scope of Nolan's vision – with emotion and spectacle thundering across the screen – is staggering. The Dark Knight Rises is the...
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88

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Nolan brings his Batman trilogy to a close with a majestic, almost completely satisfying crash. Everything feels epic about the film: the...
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80

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
It's spectacular, to be sure, but also remarkable for its all-encompassing gloom. No movie has ever administered more punishment, to its...
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80

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
While director Christopher Nolan and star Christian Bale's epic of criminality and all-consuming conviction ultimately falls a bit short -...
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75

Movieline

By Michelle Orange
The Dark Knight aspires to the epic and reaches it on a number of impressive and less impressive levels. That it is a frequently,...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
If you just give yourself over to Nolan's sweeping, symphonic Cowled Crusader saga, The Dark Knight Rises is, well, a blast.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Chaos reigns for much of The Dark Knight Rises, often in big, beautiful, IMAX-size scenes that only Nolan could have conceived. Yet when...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
While it's the most ambitious of the three films, it's not as mesmerizing as 2008's "The Dark Knight." The plot is occasionally murky, its...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Moments are stretched. Every recollection must be illustrated by a flashback. Character motivations shift on a dime, and if you understand...
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This is the correct answer: Rate 88% Creative villain and interesting movie

By TheRightAnswer
The reason why I put in GO, because first off the villain (Bane) in the movie was great. The movie had lots of action which was great. I took my friends & cousins to see it and they all thought it was...

Brings a A- for me

By vacm2014
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Rated PG-13 | For Intense Sequences of Violence, Intense Sequences of Action, Language and Some Sensuality
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 14 & under Bale's final Batman is as gritty and dark as the first two.
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