Released in 2012, it is the third installment of Christopher Nolan's acclaimed Dark Knight trilogy. It takes place eight years after the events of The Dark Knight.

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Why was Bane excommunicated from the League of Shadows?

In The Dark Knight Rises we know that Bane has been excommunicated from the League of Shadows. Considering that Bane protected Ra's Al Ghul's daughter Talia al Ghul while in prison, why did Ra's Al ...
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Do the events of The Dark Knight Rises prove Joker was right?

In The Dark Knight, the Joker adamantly believes that Gotham is only holding itself together because of the laws imposed on them or because of Batman: You see, their morals, their code, it's a bad ...
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What is Bane's ethnicity in The Dark Knight Rises?

In the Knightfall series of comics, Bane is a Central American of a possibly mixed ethnicity (see here). In The Dark Knight Rises, it is more ambiguous — Alfred, having researched Bane, ...
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What did Bruce intend for Blake after The Dark Knight Rises?

The ending of The Dark Knight Rises implies that Bruce Wayne bequeaths the Batcave (and apparently, by extension, the identity of Batman) to Blake. We even get to see Blake inside the Batcave, looking ...
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Does Bruce Wayne have a middle name

Does Bruce Wayne have a middle name? I have heard many different ones so I want to know if he has a middle name and what it is.
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How does Bane's mask work?

As answers to other questions have explained, Bane wears a mask to provide pain management. The problem with this is quite simple: The mask isn't attached to anything. One would expect a tank ...
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Why did Batman do so much better in his second fight with Bane?

In The Dark Knight Rises, Batman's first encounter with Bane goes rather badly. In short, Batman gets utterly destroyed, and does no apparent damage to Bane. Later, they meet again, and Batman ...
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Did Selina Kyle know the secret identity of Bruce Wayne before she gave him to Bane?

Did Selina knew the secret identity of Bruce? Because when she saw that Batman was back on the news she was like : "well what do you know?"
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What happens to the Joker [duplicate]

What happens to joker after The Dark Knight. They don't say in the 3rd movie. Actually the don't even mention him in The Dark Knight rises. What happen to the joker after the police caught him??
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What did Batman do to the first tumbler, and why didn't he do it to the other one?

From the climactic scene in The Dark Knight Rises: The cops are approaching two tumblers. The batcopter swoops in, does something to the tumbler on the left, then ...
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Why does Bruce Wayne keep speaking in that low raspy voice to Catwoman?

In The Dark Knight Rises Catwoman was standing nearby and watching as Bane called out Batman's identity as Bruce Wayne, beat him down, and took his mask. In spite of this, later in the movie Bruce ...
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What was the point of the smoke in The Dark Knight Rises?

During the first fistfight between Bane and Batman, midway through the fight Batman throws what look to be smoke pellets at Bane and whiffs completely on all of them: ...
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When did these characters elude Bane in The Dark Knight Rises?

In The Dark Knight Rises, Bane This hostage-taking is what prompts Some time later But when did these characters get free from Bane in the first place? Did he just let them wander off at some ...
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How long was Batman active in the Nolan Trilogy? [duplicate]

The first Nolan Batman movie seems to take place over the course of a few weeks from the time Bruce Wayne becomes Batman until the end of the film. The second movie starts almost where the first one ...
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Why did Bruce help prisoners escape from The Pit?

Saw the Dark Knight Rises again recently and one scene bothered me (perhaps this was asked/discussed here somewhere but I couldn't find the post): When Bruce escaped a prison known as The Pit, he ...
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Did Bane break Batman's back in Dark Knight Rises?

In The Dark Knight Rises, during the sewer fight scene we see Bane lift Batman up and drop him on his knee, reminiscent of the comic book scene where Batman's back is literally broken. Are we to ...
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Why does Bane ask only one guy to stay in the plane wreckage in Dark Knight Rises?

From the opening scene in the Dark Knight Rises we learn that Bane and two other members of the League of Shadows get in the plane. The CIA agent tells them that his flight plan includes only one of ...
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Why are there two batcomputers in the Batcave?

In The Dark Knight Rises, the first time we see the batcave we are following Alfred, who is looking for master Bruce. He finds Bruce in the batcave, in the middle of an isolated slate obelisk (Alfred ...
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What happens to Talia's truck driver in Batman - The Dark Knight Rises?

At the climax of The Dark Knight Rises: so then: We know that Batman (who doesn't seem to like fire-arms except for those present in all his vehicles) doesn't kill (Nolan's Batman explicitly did ...
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What happened To Lucius Fox?

In The Dark Knight Rises when Batman leaves forever, what does Lucius Fox do? Does he retire? Or could he possibly have a new crime fighting-friend to help design technology and gadgets for? Are ...
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Has Tom Hardy's portrayal of Bane influenced any other Batman media?

Tom Hardy's portrayal of Bane, or I guess you could say Christopher Nolan's directorial take on Bane from The Dark Knight Rises seemed to prove very popular although different than any other ...
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What is the Dent act and how it could possibly work out?

I have a question regarding the Dark knight rises film. It is shown in the film, that the police managed for 8 years to completely suppress the Gotham criminal world by using the Dent Act, proposed ...
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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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Shouldn't the rope fall kill those attempting to escape The Pit?

Now, up front, let me say yes, I know it is a movie, and a superhero movie at that, so abilities will be exaggerated and injuries downplayed. That said... When Bane puts Wayne in The Pit prison, ...
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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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What is the time frame for Batman Begins, The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises?

In The Dark Knight Rises it is made clear that it is eight years on from the fallout of The Dark Knight, and Batman Begins was at least a year before The Dark Knight, so what year was each movie based ...
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Who owned the pit prison in Dark Knight Rises?

In the movie Dark Knight Rises Bruce Wayne is kept in prison which is in a pit. Earlier, this one in a kind prison was owed by a Warlord. But later in the story, although no official statement ...
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What happens in the plane in Dark Knight Rises? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What was injected into the doctor at the beginning of TDKR In the plane scene, after Bane and his men take over the plane, they lower a body bag and appear to give the ...
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When did Bruce organize his will and the new Bat signal?

What do you think the time line looked like after returning from the Pit, specifically when and how did Bruce get his will set up and the new Bat signal put on the MCU building? I have been pondering ...
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Why did everyone in The Pit have to jump to their freedom?

Everyone who tried to escape from The Pit had to jump to the platform in the end. Why didn't they cover the distance with some wide thick plank instead?
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What was injected into the doctor at the beginning of TDKR

Bane seems to inject something into the Doctor's arms before kidnapping him. Is it like a sedative, so that he will be easier to kidnap or some sort of drug?
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Is this Bane pose inspired by comics?

In The Dark Knight Rises, I've noticed that Tom Hardy/Bane frequently walks and stands while grabbing his coat/shirt. Here are some examples: Is this stance/pose inspired by specific comics?...
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Why did Blake draw the Batman symbol on things?

In the Dark Knight Rises, after there are several occasions where Blake draws the Batman sign in chalk on buildings and things. Why does he do that?
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What did the people in the prison chant in The Dark Knight Rises?

As the title says, what were the words that the people in the prison chanted when anyone attempted to climb out of it? What language was it in?
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Why did Talia Al'Gul have to forgive her father?

In the scene in The Dark Knight Rises where she says something about her finally forgiving her father when he died. Why did she have to forgive her father in the first place? And did she willingly ...
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What was the implication at the end of The Dark Knight Rises?

At the end of The Dark Knight Rises it was revealed that I don't fully understand what was the implied result.
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Are armouries, weapons and the Bat in “Dark Knight rises” attainable by current technologies? [closed]

Batman has a lot of fanciful armouries and weapons and the Bat in "Dark Knight rises". Are all these attainable by current technologies? If yes, how much it will cost to be a Batman in the movie?
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Why did Bruce Wayne have sex with this character?

I just watched The Dark Knight Rises and I think I may have missed something. Was there anything earlier that indicated they were attracted to each other? Why did Bruce sleep with her? This didn'...
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Has Chris Nolan commented officially on the theme of Dark Knight Rises?

Chris Nolan has previously stated that the main theme of Batman Begins is Fear, and the main theme of The Dark Knight is Chaos. Has he officially stated what the theme of Dark Knight Rises is? iMDB....
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What was the significance of the scar on Miranda Tate's back?

In the Dark Knight Rises, we are introduced to the character Miranda Tate, who becomes physically involved with Bruce Wayne. Later we discover that What did that scar really signify?
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How does Bane eat?

Bane has to wear a mask, I'm assuming at all times, because it helps him withstand the severe pain. So how does he eat? Most forum questions are filled with wildly speculative answers, including ...
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What does Batman throw at Bane while in the sewers?

During the fight scene in the sewers, Batman throws something, and sparks and smoke start to appear around Bane. Batman is, indeed, aiming for deception and theatricality, but what exactly does he ...
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What was the last thing Batman said to Commissioner Gordon?

Near the end of the The Dark Knight Rises, What did Batman say? And from that, how did Gordon figure it out? The audio for Bane and Batman in this movie is a difficult to understand-- I kind of ...
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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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Why would Bane continue to supply the police?

After the destruction of the city: Why did Bane bother to keep supplying the police?
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What was Blake picking up at the end of the movie?

At the end of the movie we see Blake (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) approach a woman and pick something up, using his full name. What was he picking up, and from whom?
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How does Bane's crew know where to dig?

In the movie: But this made me wonder, how does Bane know the exact location of It's stated in the movie that So how did Bane know?
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How does Bruce travel from The Pit to Gotham City?

After Bruce escapes The Pit he travels to Gotham City, however The Pit is located in South Africa and Gotham City is located half-way across the world in North America. At this point in the story ...