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"Whatever doesn't kill you, simply makes you stranger" - what does it mean?

During The Dark Knight the Joker says: Whatever doesn't kill you, simply makes you stranger I believe the original phrase is "What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger." So what did the Joker mean ...
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Did Batman break his one rule?

In the final scene of The Dark Knight, we see Batman go on a final confrontation with the corrupted Dent. Dent, hell bent on making Batman and Gordon pay for Rachel's death, flips his trademark coin ...
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What is the real reason for the Joker's scars?

In The Dark Knight, The Joker told different reasons for the scars on his cheeks. Initially he said that his father gave him the cuts on his cheek as a child after his father performed the same act on ...
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Why does Christopher Nolan end the Dark Knight Trilogy this way?

Once Batman dives into the ocean with the bomb and "The Bat", and after Bruce Wayne's obituaries are read and Robin discovers what Mr. Wayne left back for him, what is the significance of the final ...
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What did the Joker want to prove in The Dark Knight?

In the movie "The Dark Knight", what did the joker really want to prove? I mean burning all the money, killing few innocent people and creating chaos.
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Why is Bane not a Mexican wrestler?

Now before I say this I understand that The Dark Knight Rises was set in the real world and not in comics but the Bane in comics was hilarious. Are there any comments from Christopher Nolan or Tom ...
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Why did they call Harvey a two face even before the accident?

In The Dark Knight, it is mentioned that the cops had a nick name for Harvey Dent even before the accident in which half of his face got burnt. Why did they call him that?
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Why did the Joker choose Harvey Dent?

In the movie The Dark Knight, why the Joker choose Harvey Dent to bring him down to his level? Why not Batman himself?
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What was Batman hoping to accomplish by fighting Bane in the sewer?

In The Dark Knight Rises, Selina leads Batman to the sewer where Bane is waiting, already stretched and armed with some cool lines. Batman immediately begins to start punching Bane, Why does he do ...
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Are there any other Batman cartoons that are adapted directly from a comic?

Last night I watched Batman: Year One and thought it was great. I'm not very knowledgable about the different Batman versions but I know that this one is part of Frank Miller's adaptations. ...