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Top 100 Most Anticipated Films of 2008: #24 The Dark Knight


Top 100 Most Anticipated Films of 2008: #24 The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight

#24. The Dark Knight

Christopher Nolan
Writers: Christopher and Jonathan Nolan

Producers: Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven and Emma Thomas
Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

The Gist: With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and District Attorney Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart), Batman has been making headway against local crime…until a rising criminal mastermind known as The Joker (Heath Ledger) unleashes a fresh reign of chaos across Gotham City.

Fact: This might just be Heath Ledger’s last screen performance.

See It: This might be the more promising superhero movie out of the bunch (Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk). 

Release Date/Status?: Waiting for Paramount and Universal to introduce tin and the green man first, Warner Bros. Pictures is placing this in the middle of the summer: July 18th.

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Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric splits his time between his home base in Montreal, NYC, and is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. Top 3 from 2016: Certain Women (Kelly Reichardt), Things to Come (Mia Hansen-Løve), Toni Erdmann (Maren Ade)

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