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The third and final film of the Dark Knight Trilogy created by Christopher Nolan.

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Do the Chris Nolan Batman movies have a unique Gotham accent?

I cannot place American accents particularly well, so this is not intuitive to me based on watching the Christopher Nolan Batman movies. Do the cast use a particular accent to place themselves in the ...
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Was this character killed in the Dark Knight Rises?

Bane is seen hit by a motorcycle of sorts or possibly shot by the motorcycle but Bane has shown to be very formidable. I feel that a villain of his caliber would have a more conclusive death but his "...
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Why doesn't Bane immediately blow up Gotham when he sees the Bat-symbol on fire on the Gotham bridge?

I've heard of people nitpicking at The Dark Knight Rises a lot (continuity errors mostly). But I think I found the clincher. Why doesn't Bane immediately blow up Gotham when he sees the Bat-Symbol on ...
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How the “anonymous Gothamite” would “trigger the bomb”?

Here is the full quote from Bane in the stadium (emphasize mine): Now, this bomb is armed! This bomb is mobile! And the identity of the triggerman is a mystery. For one of you holds the detonator! ...
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Is Bane from The Dark Knight Rises an Indian?

Is it just me or are there others who thinks Bane's accent sounded like an Indian accent? This seemed to be more pronounced in the plane scene at the beginning of the movie, when he says "No one ...
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Why weren't many people present at Bruce Wayne's funeral?

Bruce Wayne is one of the most well known people in Gotham but when he died in The Dark Knight Rises only 4 people were present at his funeral. Only Alfred, ...
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Who are the people in the Pit and why don't Bane, Talia and even Batman help them escape?

During The Dark Knight Rises we find out that Ra's Al Ghul frees Bane after Talia escapes the pit. Later we find Bane puts Batman in the pit and then leaves to take over Gotham. Anyway, we see that ...
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What happened to the Joker after The Dark Knight? [duplicate]

So avoiding the obvious reason the Joker wasn't in The Dark Knight Rises, what was the reason in the film for The Joker not appearing? Is he locked up in Arkham? Clearly it's not Blackgate due to the ...
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How did Bruce Wayne get back to Gotham and establish the gasoline sign? [closed]

Batman appeared out of nowhere in Gotham city after leaving the desert, how did he get back to the city? Also the fact that Bruce Wayne had to spend days hiding around one of Gotham’s destroyed ...
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Why didn't Blake and Gordon tell about the “timed” nature of the bomb to Captain Jones themselves?

My question is to seek an explanation about the scene with special forces. I couldn't think of any possible plot advancement or plot changes that the scene depicted. Let's take a quick recap. Fox ...
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Why is there not any bullet wound in this character in Dark Knight Rises?

In The Dark Knight Rises, we see Talia getting in a tumbler and ordering to kill everybody who comes in the way. Here we see Foley shooting before this and after she ordered, we see However, we don'...
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Was Ra's al Ghul nearly immortal in the Dark Knight trilogy?

The character of Ra's al Ghul is considered "nearly immortal" in the DC universe. He is nearly immortal because he can cheat death due to the powers of the Lazarus pit. This allows Ra's al Ghul to ...
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Stock exchange robbery in The Dark Knight Rises [duplicate]

I have seen The Dark Knight Rises quite a few times and I am unable to understand the significance of Bane raiding the stock exchange. Miranda Tate is already known to be a billionaire so why does ...
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Why doesn't Bane kidnap Dr. Pavel before take-off in The Dark Knight Rises?

In The Dark Knight Rises, in the intro scene, Bane waits to be in the plane to finally kidnap Dr. Pavel by using a very costly plan. He could have kidnapped Dr. Pavel before, while he was on the car ...
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Why did the story stop after The Dark Knight Rises?

I can't believe that they stopped the storyline with The Dark Knight Rises. In my eyes, the movie ends with a cliffhanger... We have Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle / Catwoman at the end sitting with ...
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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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Bruce Wayne's death in The Dark Knight Rises [duplicate]

People witnessed the death of Batman. They do not know that Bruce Wayne was Batman. However, the death of Bruce Wayne himself would be highly publicized, due to his stature. It would be known to the ...
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When the last remaining bridge was destroyed why didn't they take the tunnel instead?

Firstly an important part of the question starts with the scene from The Dark Knight Rises where Blake gets the kids from the orphanage. He asks a couple of them to go to neighbouring houses and tell ...
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Why does Bane rob the stock exchange, with Bruce Wayne's fingerprints?

I recently saw The Dark Knight Rises and I don't remember the goal of the stock exchange robbery. I remember that: Selina Kyle steals Bruce Wayne's fingerprints and gives them indirectly to Bane. ...
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Couldn't people see Wayne was alive and link his disappearance to Batman's “death”?

So there should have been people who, at the beginning of The Dark Knight Rises, could make the connection between Wayne's hermit-like lifestyle and the disappearance of Batman. At the end of the ...
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Why didn't Batman go for Bane's mask sooner?

There are effectively two fist fights between Bane and Batman in The Dark Knight Rises: the first one in the sewers and the second one in the streets. In the first one, Batman is very clearly ...
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How did Catwoman know where Bane was?

I had to watch The Dark Knight Rises thrice to get the whole meaning of how everything adds up, but it still doesn't make sense to me how Catwoman knew where Bane was. Was Selina working with Bane, ...
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What is the moral about 'The pit' in Batman?

In the movie The Dark Knight Rises there is a scene called 'the pit'. What is the moral of the story? Is it that one has to have courage to get out of the pit without using the rope?
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How much did Legendary Pictures' connections to the Pittsburgh Steelers really influence the production of The Dark Knight Rises?

As explained in previous questions, the fact that the football players of the Gotham Rogues in The Dark Knight Rises were largely played by actual football players from the Pittsburgh Steelers was ...
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Did Bane really crush Batman's skull?

In The Dark Knight Rises, when Bane is beating up Batman and then punches him repeatedly in the head, we see that Batman's head flattens on the side. Does this imply that Bane has actually crushed ...
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Were the Gotham Rogue football team real football players?

I heard the Gotham Rogue football team in The Dark Knight Rises were billed as actual football players, but they were just actors. Is this true?
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Batman vs the truck driver, please explain

Batman wasn't supposed to kill anyone but during the climactic scene of The Dark Knight Rises, he shoots the truck carrying the bomb with The Bat in an attempt to reroute the truck and the driver is ...
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Regarding Miranda Tate's reappearance in Wayne Tower

Nearing the climax of The Dark Knight Rises we see Bruce return to Gotham while Miranda Tate gets captured together with Gordon's men. While the latter gets sentenced to "death by exile", the former ...
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Could Bruce Wayne use a hook & a rope to escape from the PIT?

In the move The Dark Knight Rises, Bruce Wayne tries many times to escape from the Pit (prison) As can be seen from this image, the height from the first pedestal / parapet to the top of the pit is ...
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Why put Batman in the pit?

I may have missed something obvious in The Dark Knight Rises, but if Bane knew that a little girl (Talia) could escape the pit (albeit with his help) then surely he must have thought that Batman would ...
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At what point does Batman eject out of the Bat?

We know Batman survived the nuclear blast at the end of The Dark Night Rises. I'm just curious as to how he achieved it. The bomb had a blast radius of 6km (correct me if I am wrong). Batman had ...
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So Bane was actually helping Batman all along?

I came across this post about The Dark Knight Rises after it was shared by somebody on Facebook. It says that Bane secretly acted against the League of Shadows and wanted to redeem Gotham and help ...
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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 does Batman talk to himself in the batvoice?

In Dark Knight Rises there is a scene where batman and Catwoman are on the roof, Catwoman disappears and leaves Batman on his own he then says, So that's what that feels like My question is ...
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What language is shown on the TV in Bruce's cell?

When Bruce Wayne is in the prison-pit-thing in The Dark Knight Rises, what is probably the president of the US appears on TV. Underneath, there are some subtitles, in some language. Screenshot: What ...
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How did Bruce Wayne get into Gotham when Bane had blown up all the bridges?

After Bruce escaped from the prison, how did he manage to get into Gotham? He had no access to his Batman-utilities.
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Why would Batman discard his disruptor?

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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How did Bane know the exact location of the Batmobile?

How did Bane know the exact location of the Batmobile in the Dark Knight Rises, since Lucious said it was off the books?
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When Alfred cries in front of Gordon at Bruce Wayne's funeral, was he faking it? [duplicate]

In the Dark Knight Rises during the ending scene, we see that Alferd is crying in front of Gordon and Blake at Bruce Wayne's Funeral. After sometime we see that Alferd sees Brue Wayne and Selina Kayle ...
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Who is in the cafe scene in Dark Knight Rises

In the final scene of The Dark Knight Rises we see Bruce sitting at the table with a brunette. Is this woman Selina Kyle or is it someone he's met in his new life?
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Is the “fear of death” the most powerful impulse of the spirit for Batman?

Movie super-heroes are commonly shown to be fearless. In Dark Knight Rises, fearlessness is discussed directly: Blind Prisoner: You do not fear death. You think this makes you strong. It makes you ...
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Why was Lucius Fox still a part of Wayne Enterprises in Dark Knight Rises?

At the end of The Dark Knight Fox told Batman that spying on people wasn't part of his job description. And then he asked Batman to consider this his resignation. Batman said "When you are done type ...
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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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Does Bane's voice change in this scene because of plot?

There's a part in The Dark Knight Rises that's stumped me, where it sounds like Bane's voice is suddenly and significantly changed -- beyond his normal post-production mask-speak. It sticks out so ...
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What's on Bane's arms in Dark Knight Rises?

In the underground tunnel scene where Bane and Batman fight, Bane has some odd texture covering the skin of his arms, mostly around the shoulders and upper arms. It almost looks like dry and cracked ...
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Bruce Wayne's device

So in that movie, when Bruce Wayne makes his public appearance at the charity ball, when he gets out of his car, cameras start flashing and he has something in his hands. He presses a button that ...
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Why does Bane's henchman sacrifice himself?

In the very beginning of the movie (the airplane scene,) when Bane is about to leave the plane with the nuclear scientist, the following dialogue takes place between Bane and one of his men: Bane: ...
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How does Batman know to rescue Selina Kyle outside the home of John Daggett?

In The Dark Knight Rises, Selina Kyle enters the home of John Daggett to confront his henchman for a copy of software she had been promised that would erase her name and criminal record from every ...
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Did the prisoners in the pit know who Bruce Wayne was?

During the whole imprisonment of Bruce Wayne in The Dark Knight Rises, did the prisoners know who he was, specifically that he was the Batman? I think they only knew him to be a friend of Bane. Did ...
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Why didn't the prisoners who helped Bruce try to escape from the pit themselves?

Batman could escape the pit because he got proper moral guidance from the prisoners. They made him understand what it takes to leave the pit successfully. But it seemed they never wanted to leave the ...