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The Dark Knight - Limited Edition Steelbook [Blu-ray] [2008] [Region Free]

Christian Bale , Michael Caine , Anthony Michael Hall    Suitable for 12 years and over   Blu-ray
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (654 customer reviews)
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The Dark Knight - Limited Edition Steelbook [Blu-ray] [2008] [Region Free] + Batman Begins [Blu-ray] [2005] [Region Free] + The Dark Knight Rises (Blu-ray + UV Copy) [2012] [Region Free]
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Product details

  • Actors: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Gary Oldman, Aaron Eckhart
  • Directors: Anthony Michael Hall
  • Producers: Hans Zimmer, Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven
  • Format: PAL, Subtitled
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: All Regions (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 - 1.78:1
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Classification: 12
  • Studio: Warner Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: 24 Jun 2013
  • Run Time: 152 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (654 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00CA59ODM
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 8,314 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

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The Dark Knight arrives with tremendous hype (best superhero movie ever? posthumous Oscar for Heath Ledger?), and incredibly, it lives up to all of it. But calling it the best superhero movie ever seems like faint praise, since part of what makes the movie great--in addition to pitch-perfect casting, outstanding writing, and a compelling vision--is that it bypasses the normal fantasy element of the superhero genre and makes it all terrifyingly real. Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart) is Gotham City's new district attorney, charged with cleaning up the crime rings that have paralysed the city. He enters an uneasy alliance with the young police lieutenant, Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman), and Batman (Christian Bale), the caped vigilante who seems to trust only Gordon--and whom only Gordon seems to trust. They make progress until a psychotic and deadly new player enters the game: the Joker (Heath Ledger), who offers the crime bosses a solution--kill the Batman. Further complicating matters is that Dent is now dating Rachel Dawes (Maggie Gyllenhaal, after Katie Holmes turned down the chance to reprise her role), the longtime love of Batman's alter ego, Bruce Wayne.

In his last completed role before his tragic death, Ledger is fantastic as the Joker, a volcanic, truly frightening force of evil. And he sets the tone of the movie: the world is a dark, dangerous place where there are no easy choices. Eckhart and Oldman also shine, but as good as Bale is, his character turns out rather bland in comparison (not uncommon for heroes facing more colorful villains). Director/co-writer Christopher Nolan (Memento) follows his critically acclaimed Batman Begins with an even better sequel that sets itself apart from notable superhero movies like Spider-Man 2 and Iron Man because of its sheer emotional impact and striking sense of realism--there are no suspension-of-disbelief superpowers here. At 152 minutes, it's a shade too long, and it's much too intense for kids. But for most movie fans--and not just superhero fans--The Dark Knight is a film for the ages. --David Horiuchi

Product Description

Director Christopher Nolan's sequel to his own 'Batman Begins' sees Gotham's avenging angel squaring-up to a new kid on the block - psychotic prankster, the Joker (Heath Ledger, in the role that won him a posthumous Oscar for Best Supporting Actor). In the space of a year, Batman (Christian Bale), aided by Commissioner Gordon (Gary Oldman) and new District Attorney Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart), has managed to rid Gotham's streets of the organised crime gangs that once ravaged the city. Things seem to be looking up, although on the personal front, Bruce Wayne discovers he has a rival in his affections for main squeeze Rachel Dawes (Maggie Gyllenhaal) in the shape of the new D.A., who, as a political climber, likes to keep his cards close to his chest. But just when the authorities think they're finally making progress in their fight against crime, the appearance on the streets of a sinister new figure, with a demented grin and a passion for chaos, causes panic among the good people of Gotham, and leads to a battle of wits between Batman and the Joker which threatens to get extremely personal.


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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars amazing film!! 29 Aug 2012
Format:Blu-ray|Verified Purchase
The Dark Knight is outstanding!!I bought the film on triple play so it had the blu ray,special features and the dvd.I loved the blu ray picture quality.Its one of the best blu ray picture qualitys i've ever seen on a blu ray!I am going to give the picture quality an a+.Now on to the story.The joker wants Batman to reveall who he is and if Batman says no he he will kill people of gotham.I don't want to tell you any more of the story or otherwise I will spoil it fore you.The story is nice and easy to understand but I think the film makers should of thought of a more exciting storyline.The actors in the film are fantastic!Especially heath ledger as the joker.He makes the film very very exciting because when he puts on an expresion on his face it makes you wonder what he planning to do.Christian Bale returns as Batman and he does a great job in the film overall the actors in the movie make it feel as if its a true story.So i am going to give the cast an a+.Now on to the special features.There are quite a few.

Special Features:Gotham Uncovered creation of a scene-director christopher nolan creative callaborators.umask the incredible detail and planning behind the film,Including stunt gaging.Filming in IMAX,the new batsuit and bat-pod.Batman tech-the incredible gadgets and tools in HD.Gotham Tonight-6 episodes of gotham cable's premier news program.The galleries-the joker cards,concept art,poster art,production stills,traliers and Tv sports.
The special features are very intresting to watch.So i am going to give it an A+.so overall the dark knight triple play gets an A-.I hope you enjoyed my review.
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61 of 69 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Disturbingly Dark 3 Mar 2009
Format:DVD
It is not often the case that the sequel is as good as, if not better than the original, but "The Dark Knight." is definitely a worthy successor to "Batman Begins". Words of warning though, pay attention to the certificate! Don't be one of those parents that let their eight-year-old watch this film and is then surprised that their child has nightmares. This is a very dark tale! Heath Ledger's well-deserved posthumous multiple awards, for his portrayal of The Joker, creates memorable and disturbing scenes, suggestive of deeply cruel violence; stealing every scene he is in. Christian Bale, as Batman, takes the story of our hero from triumph to tragedy; supported by excellent performances from Michael Cane and Morgan Freeman amongst others. But, of course, this is much more than intense drama. The special effects are stunning and the action will leave you breathless. The filmmakers have paid attention to every detail of the visuals and soundtrack to make this DVD worth watching many times over to pick up on everything that they achieved. If that is not enough for you, the second disk of features will probably give you all the information you could wish for about the making of the film. This two-disk release is well worth adding to your collection.
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83 of 95 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars variable aspect ratio just works! 14 Dec 2008
By D Poisson VINE VOICE
Format:Blu-ray
The film's great, blah blah, nothing new.

This is really to comment on the Blu-Ray variable aspect ratio that is featured on this BD. As a film purist, I was VERY sceptical about the idea of moving from letterbox to full-screen aspect ratios during such a brilliant film. I was so worried that it would look cheap and gimmicky that I rented the BD before buying to make up my mind. At the worst, I would get the DVD and get the whole thing in letterbox format, I thought.

Looking back, I am glad I checked, because it really could have been awful, but honestly? I'm not sure how I could imagine that such a landmark film would be the object of cheap gimmicks...

The switching from letterbox to full screen is so subtly integrated that my wife didn't even notice it(and she's just as film savvy as I am - I knew about the VAR so I was looking out for the switches)

Here's the verdict: I found that it actually added to the film.

The opening bank heist and the lorry vs bike scene (don't pretend you don't know the one...) both get the full screen treatment. Obviously, they are two amazing set pieces that really benefit from the involving appeal of the full-screen experience. They are also two scenes that must have been intentionally shot with no important info on the sides, so you really do lose nothing you would have wanted to keep and you gain immersion and pixel-perfect definition. This is not Channel 5 cutting of the sides of your favourite movies just to get rid of the black stripes. When the black stripes go, it's because it really is best that way. And then when they come back, it's integrated into dark scenes so that you don't even realise it.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Perhaps the pinnacle of superhero movies 6 Aug 2010
By Benminx
Format:Blu-ray
This is a film so good that I don't feel it can be fully taken in on first viewing. This was an issue I found with The Matrix as well. Both films are so loaded with ideas, so complex in the painstakingly loving creation of an alternative universe, that on first viewing it's easy to become overwhelmed and fail to absorb a large chunk of it all. That was my experience at the cinema, and as a result I thought the Dark Knight was just 'pretty good'. On seeing it again on Blu-Ray it's clear that it's actually 'Phenomenal' in every way.
The Batman world has evolved from the first film, as it should in every good sequel. Christian Bale is back and excellent once again, now finding himself battling imitators as well as bad guys. Ex-girlfriend Rachel is now dating hotshot star DA Harvey Dent, played by a tough and likeable Aaron Eckhart, and Heath Ledger truly deserved that Oscar as the Joker. His character must have been worked on for months. He comes across as a completely authentic human being, full of tics, personality and insanity and is utterly captivating when on screen. The script's plot is artfully written and shows off a terrific range of character arcs, stunning Bat technology, and bad guy shenanigans. Bale also gets to wheel out more emotion than before and faces harder choices in his actions. The photography is stunning, glitteringly clear on Blu-Ray and showing the film off to its full potential.
All of the actions taken throughout the film feel like they fit the story properly and service the script, not the other way around which is the case in so many superhero movies. In fact, it's hard to imagine how they came up with something so tightly written.
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1.0 out of 5 stars very angry at loosing 7
I accidently bought the dark knight for amazon video a week ago but cannot play it on my kindle fire hd. Read more
Published 9 hours ago by JackT15Feb
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
excellent/ iteam thank you
Published 1 day ago by stephen cvolston
5.0 out of 5 stars Best film ever made
Batman returns to the screen to confront his arch enemy, the Joker. This psychopathic urban terrorist is a major threat to Harvey Dent being the new District Attorney, Rachael... Read more
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5.0 out of 5 stars Magnificent
For me, one of those big action films that perfectly balances script with great acting and visuals to produce something that leaves a big impression when its finished. Read more
Published 3 days ago by ChrisR
5.0 out of 5 stars READY STEADY GET SET FOR A SUPER SHOW.
superbly original edge of your seat stuff,brings back the superhero in all of us a definite watch.
Published 4 days ago by bijay
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Excellent value!
Published 5 days ago by Jeff Powell
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
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Published 8 days ago by diana herbert
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
daughter loves this dvd
Published 9 days ago by linda
5.0 out of 5 stars Best Batman movie EVER!!!!
In my view this has to be the best Batman film made period. Amazing performances from both Christian bale and Heath Ledger!!!
Published 9 days ago by crazysammons
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Christmas present so I don't know
Published 11 days ago by John Lessore
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