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The Dark Knight (Batman)

It's Batman to the rescue again as Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) dons his super hero suit and protects the citizens of Gotham City. This time he is battling the likes of Joker (Heath Ledger) and Two Face (Aaron Eckhart) -- and the crimes of these evildoers are no laughing matter. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: D
Sexual Content: B+
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 152
Theater Release: 17 Jul 2008
Video Release: 24 Sep 2013
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Dark Knight (Batman) is rated PG-13: for intense sequences of violence and some menace.

Cast: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal,
Studio: 2008 Warner Brothers Pictures

Detailed Review

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Why Is The Dark Knight (Batman) Rated PG-13?

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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

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