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).
Why Is The Dark Knight Rises Rated PG-13?
The Dark Knight Rises is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language.
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Violence: Pervasive violence includes depictions of hand-to-hand fighting, beatings, shootings, explosions, choking, neck snapping, back breaking and stabbing. These portrayals are detailed, although little blood is shown. High tech and nuclear weapons are employed, causing loss of life and property damage on a mass scale. Characters are betrayed, threatened with death and in constant peril. Criminals and murderers target innocent citizens and the police. Physical and physiological torture is applied. Multiple corpses are shown.
Sexual Content: Sexual relations between an unmarried man and woman are implied: His naked chest and her bare shoulders are shown. Passionate kisses are exchanged. Mild sexual references are made.
Language: Infrequent mild and moderate profanities are used.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink at social occasions.
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Home Video Notes: The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector’s Edition
Release Date: 24 September 2013
Warner Brothers releases their trio of Batman movies in one package: The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector’s Edition. Along with a Blu-ray copy of each of the films (Batman Begins, The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises), the 6-disc set includes these bonus materials:
- Ultraviolet Digital Copies
- Premium Mattel Hot Wheels Vehicles: Batmobile, Batpod and Tumbler
- Newly commissioned collectible art cards by Mondo featuring Scarecrow, Joker, Bane, Harvey Dent, and Ra’s al Ghul
- 48-page hardcover book featuring production stills and behind the scenes images from the trilogy
- The Fire Rises: The Creation and Impact of The Dark Knight Trilogy (Ultimate Collector’s Edition exclusive)
- Christopher Nolan & Richard Donner: A Conversation (Ultimate Collector’s Edition exclusive)
Home Video Notes: The Dark Knight Rises
Release Date: 4 December 2012
The Dark Knight Rises releases to home video in two packages:
The Dark Knight Rises - Combo Pack (Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy)
- The Journey of Bruce Wayne
- The Batmobile documentary
- Ending the Knight - 17 featurettes about the making of The Dark Knight Rises
The Dark Knight Rises - Limited Edition Blu-ray Combo Pack
- Features all of the above in the Limited Edition Broken Cowl Packaging.
Home Video Notes: The Dark Knight Trilogy
Release Date: 4 December 2012
Warner Brothers Studio is releasing all three Batman movies, starring Christian Bale in the title role, in a 5-Disc package. Featured movies include Batman Begins,The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises.