Christian Bale as Batman in The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

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Photo of Christian Bale as "Bruce Wayne/Batman" in "The Dark Knight Rises" (2012). The poster advised that this picture comes from the official trailer available for "The Dark Knight Rises".

Christian Bale is a Welsh actor, and producer.

As an actor, Christian Bale has been seen in movies such as "Exodus: Gods and Kings", released in 2014 portraying Moses, "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" (2001) (character: Mandras), "Little Women" (1994) (character: Laurie), "Public Enemies" (2009) portraying Melvin Purvis, "All the Little Animals" (1998) in which he portrays Bobby Platt, and "Knight of Cups" (2014) in which he plays Rick.

More details about the movie "The Dark Knight Rises":

Directed by Christopher Nolan, and written by David S. Goyer (story), Christopher Nolan (screenplay), J. Nolan (screenplay) and Bob Kane (characters), "The Dark Knight Rises" (also known as "Arkham", "Gotham", "Batman 3") is an Action/Crime/Drama/Mystery/Thriller film, released on July 20 of 2012 in the USA . Tom Hardy (Bane) is starring, alongside Christian Bale (Bruce Wayne/Batman), Anne Hathaway (Selina Kyle/Catwoman), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (John Blake), Gary Oldman (Jim Gordon) and Marion Cotillard (Miranda Tate).

Here are some memorable quotes from "The Dark Knight Rises"
Oh, you think the darkness is your ally, but you merely adopted the dark. I was born in it, molded by it. I didn't see the light until I was already a man; by then, it was nothing to me but blinding! The shadows betray you, because they belong to me. I will show you where I have made my home, whilst preparing to bring justice. Then, I will break you. Your precious armoury, gratefully accepted. We will need it. Ah yes, I was wondering what would break first. Your spirit, or your body.(Tom Hardy/"Bane")
{ to Bruce Wayne }
Uh, he doesn't know or care who you are; but we've met before. It was a long time ago, I was a kid, uh, Saint Swithin's used to be funded by the Wayne foundation; it was an orphanage. My mom died when I was small; it was a car accident, I don't really remember it. But, uh, my dad got shot a couple years later over a gambling debt. And I remember that one just fine. Not a lot people know what if feels like to, uh, be angry... in your bones. I mean, they understand, your foster parents, everybody else understands... for a while. But then they want the angry little kid to do something he knows he can't do. Move on. So, after awhile, they stop understanding. They send the angry kid to a boys home. I figured it out too late. You got to learn to hide the anger. Practice smiling in the mirror. It's like putting on a mask. So, you showed up this one day in a cool car, pretty girl on your arm. We were so excited! Bruce Wayne; billionaire orphan! I mean, we use to make up stories about you, man. Legends. And, you know, with the other kids, that's all it was, just stories, but... right when I saw you, I knew who you really were. I'd seen that look on your face before. It was the same one I taught myself. I don't know why you took the fall for Dent's murder, but I'm still a believer in the Batman. Even if you're not.(Joseph Gordon-Levitt as "John Blake")
{ eulogy at Bruce Wayne's funeral }
I see a beautiful city.... and a brilliant people, rising from this abyss..... I see the lives, for which I lay down my life - peaceful, useful, prosperous and happy..... I see that I hold a sanctuary in their hearts, and in the hearts of their descendants, generations hence..... It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known......("Jim Gordon"/Gary Oldman)

Gary Oldman has been directed by Christopher Nolan in "The Dark Knight", released in 2008 playing James Gordon, "Batman Begins" (2005) in which Gary Oldman plays Jim Gordon. As an actor, Gary Oldman acted in movies such as "Basquiat", released in 1996 in which he portrays Albert Milo, "Lawless" (2012), "Batman Begins" (2005) (Jim Gordon), "Prick Up Your Ears" (1987) playing Joe Orton, "The Dark Knight" (2008) playing James Gordon, and "The Unborn" (2009) in which he plays Rabbi Sendak.

Michael Caine and Christopher Nolan (director) have also been associated in "The Dark Knight", released in 2008 in which Michael Caine plays Alfred Pennyworth, "Batman Begins" (2005) (character: Alfred), "Inception" (2010), "Interstellar" (2014). As an actor, Michael Caine has been seen in movies such as "The Key", released in 1958, "Carve Her Name with Pride" (1958), "Mona Lisa" (1986) playing Mortwell, "The Honorary Consul" (1983) in which he portrays Charley Fortnum, Consul, "Bullseye!" (1990) in which he portrays Sidney Lipton/Doctor Hicklar, and "Victory" (1981) in which he portrays The Players - England: Capt. John Colby.

Christopher Nolan, the director of "The Dark Knight Rises":

Christopher Nolan is an English director, writer, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, and actor. Christopher Nolan has directed movies such as "The Dark Knight", released in 2008, "Memento" (2000), "Batman Begins" (2005), "Interstellar" (2014), "Insomnia" (2002), and "Following" (1998).

Christopher Nolan (director) and Christian Bale have also been associated in "The Dark Knight", released in 2008 (Bruce Wayne), "Batman Begins" (2005) in which Christian Bale portrays Bruce Wayne/Batman.

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Source: The Official Trailer for "The Dark Knight Rises".

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