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Why does Bane's stock exchange robbery actually work to bankrupt Bruce Wayne?

You are actually completely right. This is plot hole, probably because of rushed writing. In real life such a 'coup' would never have succeeded. Any and all transactions done in such a fraudulent way,...
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Was Ra's al Ghul nearly immortal in the Dark Knight trilogy?

Well, yes and no. There is no clear evidence that he is or is not nearly immortal. We don't actually see him die at the end of Batman Begins, neither is any kind of Lazarus pit nor its absence ever ...
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What happened to the Joker after The Dark Knight?

According to official novelization of The Dark Knight Rises, Joker appears to be the sole inmate at Arkham Asylum. “Blackgate Prison was a maximum-security penitentiary located on one of the smaller ...
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Who are the people in the Pit and why don't Bane, Talia and even Batman help them escape?

Who are these people? They're prisoners. The Pit is a prison: The Pit is a prison located in the ancient part of the world, which had established such a fearsome reputation that it became referred to ...
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How did Bane get Gordon's speech?

He found it in the Pocket of Gordon's coat when Gordon was his captive down in the sewers. He orders one of his men to search his pockets and he finds the papers containing the speech before Gordon ...
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Is this a continuity error in The Dark Knight Rises?

It was a deliberate directorial choice, so it wasn't an accidental continuity error The script states the Stock Exchange scene is in the evening INT. STOCK EXCHANGE - EVENING A frenzy of trading on ...
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Why did the story stop after The Dark Knight Rises?

Cast & Production Most of the key actors and the director are big names with well established and varied careers, it is likely that they would be reluctant to keep turning out episodes of the same ...
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Is Bane from "The Dark Knight Rises" an Indian?

In-movie explanation: 1 Bane was reportedly born and raised in the Pit, a hellish prison located within a Middle Eastern country. He came to regard the prison as a home, a place where he ...
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Why does Bane rob the stock exchange, with Bruce Wayne's fingerprints?

Now first of all, as you correctly say in your answer and question, at that point Bane was supposedly working for John Daggett, who likely brought him into the country and funded his endeavours. So ...
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Why doesn't Bane kidnap Dr. Pavel before take-off in The Dark Knight Rises?

Dr. Pavel, a Russian nuclear scientist who could turn a nuclear energy source into a destructive time bomb that could wipe out an entire city, was taken into captivity by the American Military(???) to ...
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What was Batman hoping to accomplish by fighting Bane in the sewer?

...the only reason I can think of [...] to have him fight Bane in this instance is because he doesn't yet know just how formidable Bane is... And that's exactly the point. A primary motif of the ...
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Couldn't people see Wayne was alive and link his disappearance to Batman's "death"?

I don't think so. a lot of people got killed/executed/executed by exile and died in so many fights and rich people were specifically targeted, so people would just assume he was one of the many ...
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What is the moral about 'The pit' in Batman?

Basically, it was a metaphor for the fear of failure. Bane places Bruce in the same pit that he lived throughout his own childhood. Although he does this as a “punishment,” this will of course ...
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Was this character killed in the Dark Knight Rises?

According to the plot synopsis on Wikipedia: As Bane is about to execute Batman with a shotgun, Selina crashes into the lobby on the Batpod and mortally wounds Bane by blasting him with the Pod's ...
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Why does Christian Bale change his voice when playing Batman

MTV was able to ask Bale about that process of his bat-voice while he is out doing press for his new movie Out of the Furnace. "I got there. They put me in Val Kilmer's suit. It didn't even fit ...
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Did Talia and Bane plan to die in the destruction of Gotham?

The League of Shadows philosophy can be seen as a form of religion, with Bane being a religious fanatic. As mentioned before the League even excommunicated him prior to the movie for being too extreme,...
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What was Batman hoping to accomplish by fighting Bane in the sewer?

Seeing as how that was the moment when he knew the exact location of Bane, and there was no way for him to know if that would ever happen again, it would seem like the best time for him to try to ...
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Why weren't many people present at Bruce Wayne's funeral?

Well, there are a few possible reasons that can be deduced from the movie: No one knows about his death: Bruce Wayne has been a recluse for the last 8 years. No one has ever seen him in those 8 years ...
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Is Bane from "The Dark Knight Rises" an Indian?

No, I don't think that he is of Indian descent. The actual location for a scene does not conclusively reveal the actual location of the pit in the movie. Ra's mentions that it (pit) was a hellish ...
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Why was Bane expelled from the League of Shadows?

There is no mention of Bane being expelled because of how he looks. From the script: WAYNE Bane was a member of the League of Shadows? ALFRED Until he was excommunicated. And a man considered too ...
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Does Joseph Gordon-Levitt's character in The Dark Knight Rises have a comic-book counterpart?

The legal name of the character John Blake was revealed as Robin. This doesn't 100% guarantee that he'd be the Batman's sidekick Robin, but it's actually a hint. John Blake was given the access to the ...
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Why is there not any bullet wound in this character in Dark Knight Rises?

Two issues here, bullet holes and blood. Bullet holes are easy. We do not even see the full body, small weapons bullets are small, and the dark blue coat would make finding holes in it difficult, ...
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Why put Batman in the pit?

He broke Batman both physically but also mentally First of, Talia was no mere child as Vedran Šego said but a child born in the pit. She also happens to be the daughter of Ra's Al Ghul which is a big ...
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Why does Bane rob the stock exchange, with Bruce Wayne's fingerprints?

It is explained (quickly) in the movie, the goal was to bankrupt Bruce Wayne so that Wayne Entreprises may be destabilized then absorbed by the guy who want to absorb Wayne Entreprises (Daggett, who ...
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Why didn't Bane raid Wayne Manor after taking charge of Gotham?

From Wikipedia, Wayne Manor is depicted in earlier comics as being on the outskirts of Gotham City in the state of New Jersey. Comic book portrayals place the mansion within driving distance of Gotham ...
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What is bad about the Dent Act?

Perhaps they put them in prison with no real evidence? No, they were properly convicted (it seems). What the Dent Act did was deny those properly convicted early parole meaning they had to serve ...
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How did Bruce Wayne get back to Gotham and establish the gasoline sign?

According to this answer: The Pit is in Morocco. In Batman Begins, Bruce traveled the world with no money and passport to understand crime. He ends up in a Bhutan jail, in which Ra's takes him to The ...
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How the "anonymous Gothamite" would "trigger the bomb"?

To answer your questions in order... The triggerman allegedly has the means with which to detonate the bomb. This may be one of any number of methods, of which a remote control is just one. Bane ...
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How the "anonymous Gothamite" would "trigger the bomb"?

I think the answer to your 2nd question is actually quite simple: As we find out at the end of the movie Bane was really working for Thalia al Ghoul (Miranda), the whole plot to destroy Gotham was ...
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Do the Chris Nolan Batman movies have a unique Gotham accent?

I can't find any specific references from the actors about how they chose their accents, but it definitely sounds to me like it's supposed to be somewhere between a New York and Chicago accent (so, ...
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