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30,599 Ratings

The Dark Knight

Directed by Christopher Nolan
United States, United Kingdom, 2008
Action, Crime


Batman faces his greatest challenge yet against the Joker, a nihilistic villain with dark plans for Gotham City.

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The Dark Knight Directed by Christopher Nolan

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2009 | 2 wins including: Best Achievement in Sound Editing

2009 | 6 nominations including: Best Achievement in Art Direction

Village Voice Film Poll

2008 | Winner: Best Supporting Actor

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2008 | Winner: Best Supporting Performance

American Film Institute Awards

2009 | Winner: Movie of the Year

Critics reviews

The film, in case you’re wondering, still holds up — especially at a time when superhero flicks, with a few exceptions, have turned assembly-line anonymity into both an aesthetic and a transactional promise. Seen through today’s glut of pro forma blockbusters, The Dark Knight seems like that rarest of movies — a mass-market product that also happens to be a personal picture driven by genuine moral vision.
July 18, 2018
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