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The Resource The Dark Knight, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Legendary Pictures ; DC Comics ; Syncopy ; produced by Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Emma Thomas ; story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; directed by Christopher Nolan, (videorecording)

The Dark Knight, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Legendary Pictures ; DC Comics ; Syncopy ; produced by Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Emma Thomas ; story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; directed by Christopher Nolan, (videorecording)

Label
The Dark Knight
Title
The Dark Knight
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures ; Legendary Pictures ; DC Comics ; Syncopy ; produced by Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Emma Thomas ; story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; directed by Christopher Nolan
Title variation
  • Batman: the Dark Knight
  • Batman begins 2
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman raises the stakes on his war on crime and sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the city 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. The Joker, whose eerie grin, laughter, and inhuman morality makes him dangerous. Batman seeks to stop the mysterious Joker at all costs. He has no method at all and seeks to see the world plunge into the fire he has yet to light. But, Batman has come to represents the symbol of hope
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Wally Pfister ; editor, Lee Smith ; original music, James Newton Howard, Hans Zimmer
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of violence and some menace
Language note
English, French, or Spanish audio; English, French, or Spanish subtitles; SDH, English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
  • PN1997.2
  • PN1997.2
LC item number
  • .D37 2008
  • .D37 2008
PerformerNote
Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Monique Gabriela Curnen, Ron Dean, Cillian Murphy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1970-
  • 1974-
  • 1979-2008
  • 1977-
  • 1976-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nolan, Christopher
  • Roven, Charles
  • Thomas, Emma
  • Goyer, David S
  • Nolan, Jonathan
  • Bale, Christian
  • Ledger, Heath
  • Eckhart, Aaron
  • Caine, Michael
  • Gyllenhaal, Maggie
  • Oldman, Gary
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • Curnen, Monique Gabriela
  • Dean, Ronald Edward
  • Murphy, Cillian
  • Howard, James Newton
  • Zimmer, Hans
  • Kane, Bob
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Legendary Pictures
  • DC Comics, Inc
  • Syncopy (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
153
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Batman
  • Joker (Fictitious character)
  • Criminal behavior
  • Criminal investigation
Technique
live action
Label
The Dark Knight, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Legendary Pictures ; DC Comics ; Syncopy ; produced by Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Emma Thomas ; story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; directed by Christopher Nolan, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the characters created by Bob Kane
  • Sequel to the 2005 motion picture Batman begins
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn259231584
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (153 min.)
Isbn
9781419861192
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
rc 09/17
Other control number
  • 085391176428
  • 085391176534
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 1000026372
  • 1000026383
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)259231584
System details
DVD, widescreen format; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Dark Knight, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Legendary Pictures ; DC Comics ; Syncopy ; produced by Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Emma Thomas ; story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; directed by Christopher Nolan, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the characters created by Bob Kane
  • Sequel to the 2005 motion picture Batman begins
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn259231584
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (153 min.)
Isbn
9781419861192
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
rc 09/17
Other control number
  • 085391176428
  • 085391176534
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 1000026372
  • 1000026383
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)259231584
System details
DVD, widescreen format; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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