The Dark Knight Rises, the 2012 superhero movie that swept the world is the third installment of the Dark Knight series, after The Dark Knight(2008) and Batman Begins (2005). As one of the highest-grossing series of all time, the summer-release is one of the most anticipated films of the year, with all focus shining squarely on Christian Bale as Batman.
As the last series of the iconic film, Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale), better known as Batman, has been away from Gotham City for over 8 years. Harvey Dent is dead and Batman is thereby forced to return to the barren place that is Gotham City to tie up loose ends.
But while Batman has been away, he’s grown weak and the resistance from his former adversaries has only grown stronger. A vivacious young women, Selina Kyle (Anne Hathaway) has warned him that a storm is coming and his larger-than-life attitude will leave him ending up dead. As the Gotham City Police Department chase after Batman, he must readjust his attention to Bane (Tom Hardy) a criminal mastermind set to destroy the city.
Directed by famed director Christoper Nolan, he was hesitant to come back for The Dark Knight Rises, but after developing a plot with his brother Jonathan Nolan, finally agreed. With a staggering $250 million budget, The Dark Knight Rises is the seventh most expensive movie of all time. A cultural phenomenon, look for The Dark Knight Rises to break records all across the world.