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THE DARK KNIGHT (2008)

THE DARK KNIGHT <span>(2008)</span> artwork

THE DARK KNIGHT (2008)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 152

BBFCInsight Contains strong fantasy violence and sustained threat

Director(s) Christopher Nolan

Cast includes Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Eric Roberts, Cillian Murphy, Anthony Michael Hall, Monique Curnen

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 02/07/2008

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE DARK KNIGHT is a superhero film based on the DC comic character Batman as he continues his war on crime in the city of Gotham.

Violence

Batman is seen repeatedly beating the Joker during an interrogation, but this is without both impact and injury detail. In another scene, a character pushes a man's head down onto a pencil, killing him; again, there is no impact or injury detail. During gun fights, people are shot down and killed but this is without sight of blood and injury.

Threat

There is a sustained sense of threat throughout. The Joker is shown continually threatening both individuals and large groups of people in various situations; in one scene, there is moderate knife threat as he plays a knife over both a man and woman

A character suffers injury to their face and parts of their skin have been totally burned away.

Trailer

Details

Title
THE DARK KNIGHT
Also known as
THE DARK KNIGHT - 6 TV SPOTS TIED - TRAILERS,THE DARK KNIGHT - IMAX TRAILER,IMAX VERSION,THE DARK KNIGHT - JOKERIZED TRAILER,TRAILER 4,TRAILER 3,FILM TRAILER 2 - (SECURITY NAME WINTER GREEN)
Year
2008
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Warner Brothers,Warner Home Video Ltd
Classified date(s)
22/10/2008
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF244306

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