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Although Batman (Christian Bale) appeared anything but a hero at the end of his last movie, The Dark Knight, the caped crusader returns when Gotham faces a villain named Banes (Tom Hardy).

MPAA Rating PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language.
Theatrical Release July 20, 2012
Director Christopher Nolan
Cast Christian Bale, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gary Oldman
Run Time 165
2012 Warner Brothers Studios Official Movie Website

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