The Dark Knight is a critically-acclaimed 2008 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan. It is a sequel to 2005's Batman Begins and chronicles the rise of the Joker. The film takes its name from a common moniker for Batman, used often in the associated DC Comics comic books.

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How did the Joker actually get his scars?

There are many references regarding how his scars were obtained. But none of the ones I know about hold any true origin. I am an avid fan of the Joker and for the last few years I have been searching ...
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Why didn't Batman just kill Joker when he had the chance?

In The Dark Knight, why didn't Batman just drop Joker off the roof?
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How old was Jonathan Crane in The Dark Knight Trilogy?

He appeared to be young, but what was his actual age?
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During the bank robbery in The Dark Knight (movie), why is a private number dialled?

Related to this post in a way (Is the guy with the shotgun at the start of Dark Knight a regular comic character?), during the robbery, we see that one disables the alarm on the rooftop. Here is the ...
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What happened to Green Arrow's arm in The Dark Knight Returns 2?

In The Dark Knight Returns 2, an elderly Green Arrow turns up but he's missing an arm. What happened to him? Does Green Arrow lose an arm in canon somewhere or is it just for this particular story? ...
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Why did the Wayne Enterprises corporate building change so radically? [duplicate]

Why did the Wayne Enterprises corporate building change so radically between Batman Begins and The Dark Knight? I saw no reference at all to the change in the movies themselves. The Wayne ...
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Nolan's Dark Knight: Why would Dent's convictions be overturned?

In The Dark Knight, when Batman interrupts (what would probably have ended in) Dent killing Thomas Schiff, Batman tells Dent that if people saw him doing this, then all of the criminals he'd locked up ...
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Was the Joker’s scar story true?

In The Dark Knight, the Joker describes a scenario in which his father once came home, attacked his mother, and then brandished a knife at him, all the while repeating the line “Why so serious?” Is ...
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Did the Joker mislead Batman, or was the Joker himself ignorant of the facts?

In The Dark Knight the Joker kidnaps Rachel and Harvey Dent. He then tells Batman he'll need to choose who to save, and gives him two address: He's at 250 52nd Boulevard. And she's on Avenue X at ...
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Were Batman's phones used to map surroundings using custom hardware? How did he distribute them?

In Nolan's Dark Knight, Batman (or rather Lucius Fox) develops a technology which allows using a phone as a mini-radar (I didn't quite catch if it was using EM like radar or sound like sonar, but ...
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Why would Batman discard his disruptor? [closed]

During the chase sequence in which Batman reveals himself during The Dark Knight Rises, there is a sequence when Batman uses a pump action disruptor weapon against Bane's getaway motorcade. Moments ...
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What would have happened if Gothamites on one of the ferries had pressed the detonator

What would have happened if Gothamites on one of the ferries had pressed the detonator before the other. The question might look trivial but considering the vile, twisted & sharp witted mind of ...
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Why does Batman have to take the fall?

The end of the Dark Knight leaves Why does Batman need to be the one? By this point, the Joker is in custody and has been known (both to viewers and the police) to use henchmen. No one would ...
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Wouldn't the use of WayneTech by Bane fully expose Bruce Wayne's identity as Batman?

As everyone sifts through the rubble of Gotham after retaking the city, it quickly becomes clear that the Tumblers used by Bane's forces were manufactured by Wayne Enterprises. They're all the same, ...
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By the end of the Batman Trilogy, how many people came to know the true Identity of Bruce Wayne?

In Batman Begins very few people knew about the True Identity of Bruce Wayne, but as the series progressed the number of people knowing this fact dramatically increased. Can you provide the list of ...
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Who built the large-scale cell phone sonar device?

In the Christopher Nolan Batman movies, Lucious Fox seems to be the primary technologic mastermind. In fact, we're never shown Batman/Bruce actually inventing anything new himself - just devising ...
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How plausible is Harvey/Two-Face's condition?

One of the many praises for Nolan's Batman world is how grounded and realistic it is. But then we have Harvey's condition after he becomes Two-Face. The explosion leaves half of his face with exposed ...
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Why does the League of Shadows target Gotham?

The League of Shadows has been around a long time (ref: http://batman.wikia.com/wiki/League_Of_Shadows). Its base is roughly halfway around the world from Gotham. However, it seems like they focus ...
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How tough is Batman's armor in “The Dark Knight Rises”

I do not think that this is a spoiler at all, so here it goes: In the most recent of the Dark Knight series of movies, Batman wears a suit that looks very strong. Lucius Fox is even quoted as saying ...
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What is the purpose of ballistics tests in The Dark Knight?

In The Dark Knight, Batman removes a section a brick wall that contains a bullet. He takes it back to run some ballistics tests. What are the reasons for the series of tests run here? Is the bullet ...
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Where Jonathan Crane/Scarecrow was imprisoned before The Dark Knight Rises?

Jonathan Crane/Scarecrow is one of the main villains in Batman Begins (2005). He his captured again by Batman at the beginning of The Dark Knight (2008). Also : Where he was imprisoned? Arkham ...
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What happened to the Joker in The Dark Knight Rises?

By the end of The Dark Knight (2008), the Joker's fate is left open. Yes, he was arrested, but he is still alive. His fate is never completely explained. More precisely, in The Dark Knight Rises ...
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How, precisely, does the Joker dispatch Gambol in The Dark Knight?

In the (otherwise uber-awesome) Dark Knight, the Joker gets the draw on Gambol, a mobster portrayed by (the also uber-awesome) Michael Jai White. The Joker has a knife in his mouth, tells him a scary ...
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In Dark Knight, Is Coleman Reese more than he appears?

On the Batman wiki and elsewhere, there's mention of the possibility that Coleman Reese, This strikes me as interesting, but thin. On the other hand, I haven't seen a firm refutation anywhere, ...
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Is the guy with the shotgun at the start of Dark Knight a regular comic character?

I know the bank is mob owned, but is the manager of the bank a named character from the Batman comics? This is the character I am referring to: