Catalog

Many libraries have temporarily modified their hours and services at this time. Please contact your local library or check their website for details.

Record Details

Catalog Search



The dark knight [videorecording] / a Warner Bros. Picture presentation in association with Legendary Pictures, a Syncopy production, a film by Christopher Nolan ; DC Comics ; 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.

Nolan, Christopher, 1970- (Producer, Screenwriter, Director). Roven, Charles. (Producer). Thomas, Emma. (Producer). Goyer, David S. (Screenwriter). Nolan, Jonathan. (Screenwriter). Bale, Christian, 1974- (Actor). Ledger, Heath, 1979-2008 (Actor). Eckhart, Aaron. (Actor). Caine, Michael. (Actor). Gyllenhaal, Maggie, 1977- (Actor). Oldman, Gary. (Actor). Freeman, Morgan. (Actor). Pfister, Wally. (Cinematographer). Crowley, Nathan. (Designer). Smith, Lee, 1960- (Film editor). Howard, James Newton. (Composer). Zimmer, Hans. (Composer). Hemming, Lindy. (Costume designer). Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ) (Added Author). Legendary Pictures. (Added Author). DC Comics, Inc. (Added Author). Syncopy (Firm) (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 49 of 50 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Babcock Library - Ashford.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Babcock Library - Ashford DVD Dar (Text to phone) 3311000082537X Adult DVD Available -

Record details

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based upon characters appearing in comic books published by DC Comics.
The Batman character was created by Bob Kane.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Wally Pfister ; production designer, Nathan Crowley ; editor, Lee Smith ; music by James Newton Howard, Hans Zimmer ; costume designer, Lindy Hemming.
Participant or Performer Note:
Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman.
Summary, etc.:
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 and laughter characterize his emotional and mental instability, becomes a dangerous adversary that Batman seeks to stop at all costs.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of violence and some menace.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of violence and some menace.
Canadian Home Video rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English, French, or Spanish audio; English, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the hearing impaired (SDH).
Awards Note:
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and Sound Editing, 2008.
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and Sound Editing, 2008.
Subject: Batman (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Joker (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Criminal behavior > Drama.
Criminal investigation > Drama.
Batman (Personaje literario) > Teatro.
Genre: Superhero films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Action and adventure films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Additional Resources