‘The Dark Knight’ Rises Up to DVD and Blu-ray on December 9th!

The street date for this year’s biggest film is finally confirmed, and we get a glimpse at the artwork and the sell-sheets for the releases!

It's finally official! You can enjoy the biggest film of the year on DVD and Blu-Ray just in time for the holidays. Warner Bros. has confirmed a December 9 DVD and Blu-Ray street date for The Dark Knight.

Be the first to own the biggest film of 2008 when The Dark Knight takes the world by storm on Blu-ray and DVD this December 9th from Warner Home Video. The highly-anticipated sequel to Batman Begins, the blockbuster action hit The Dark Knight from acclaimed director Christopher Nolan has become an instant must-own classic.

The Dark Knight comes from Academy Award nominated filmmaker Christopher Nolan (The Prestige, Memento), and features commanding performances from Christian Bale (3:10 to Yuma, The Prestige), Academy Award Winner Michael Caine (The Cider House Rules, Children of Men), Academy Award Nominee Heath Ledger (Brokeback Mountain), Gary Oldman (Hannibal, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), Aaron Eckhart (Thank You for Smoking, No Reservations), Maggie Gyllenhaal (Stranger Than Fiction, World Trade Center) and Academy Award Winner Morgan Freeman (Million Dollar Baby, Wanted).

The Dark Knight marks the first time that a major feature film has been shot in part using IMAX cameras, marking a revolutionary integration of film formats. The Dark Knight Blu-ray disc takes advantage of the marriage of IMAX and 35mm formats by using the hybrid master to replicate the unique theatrical experience. The IMAX scenes are also included on the 2-disc Special Edition as bonus materials.

In addition, the Blu-ray disc also includes Warner Bros. BD-Live, which allows users with web-enabled Blu-ray players to access exciting additional content and connect and share with other BD-Live users.

The Dark Knight will be available on Single Disc for $28.98 SRP in widescreen and full-screen formats. The 2-Disc Special Edition DVD will be available in widescreen format for $34.99 SRP and the Blu-ray Disc will be available for $35.99 SRP


The follow-up to Batman Begins, The Dark Knight reunites director Christopher Nolan and star Christian Bale, who reprises the role of Batman/Bruce Wayne in his continuing war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves effective, but soon find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind known as The Joker, who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces Batman closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante. Heath Ledger stars as archvillain The Joker, and Aaron Eckhart plays Dent. Maggie Gyllenhaal joins the cast as Rachel Dawes. Returning from Batman Begins are Gary Oldman as Gordon, Michael Caine as Alfred and Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox.


2-Disc Special Edition:

Gotham Uncovered - How Christopher Nolan and his team developed the new Bat-suit and Bat-pod and composer Hans Zimmer musically characterized The Joker's reign of chaos.

The Dark Knight IMAX® Scenes - View these 6 action-packed sequences - shot on the largest format possible - in their original IMAX framing, just as they were intended

Gotham Tonight - 6 episodes of Gotham Cable's premier news program

The Galleries: Poster art and production stills

Digital Copy of the Feature Film

Blu-ray Disc:

Disc 1 - Movie with Focus Points

Gotham Uncovered: Creation of a Scene - Director Christopher Nolan and creative collaborators unmask the incredible detail and planning behind the film, including stunt staging, filming in IMAX®, and the new Bat-suit and Bat-pod.

Disc 2 - Special Features

Batman Tech - The incredible gadgets and tools (in HD)

Batman Unmasked: The Psychology of The Dark Knight - Delve into the psyche of Bruce Wayne and the world of Batman through real-world psychotherapy (in HD)

Gotham Tonight - 6 episodes of Gotham Cable's premier news program

The Galleries - The Joker cards, concept art, poster art, production stills, trailers and TV spots

Digital Copy of the Feature Film.

The Dark Knight Blu-ray

The Dark Knight Blu-ray Sell Sheet

The Dark Knight DVD Sell Sheet

The Dark Knight was released July 18th, 2008 and stars Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Monique Gabriela Curnen. The film is directed by Christopher Nolan.

Sources: Warner Bros.

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  1. PerfectlyFlawed25

    Sweet, I've always wanted Heath for X-mas!

    6 years agoby @perfectlyflawed25Flag

  2. The Dark Knight

    I already have it on DVD ,its the sh*t!

    6 years agoby @thedarkknight23Flag

  3. The Doctor

    Im buying the 2-disc after my friend Minhaz.

    6 years agoby @ghettokidFlag

  4. Space101

    Well this is certainly gonna be an early x-mas gift for myself lol

    6 years agoby @space101Flag

  5. outlaw Returns

    Watching TDK in my living room,now that will be such a good day.

    6 years agoby @memo17Flag

  6. desperate hot guy10


    6 years agoby @kevinbacon34Flag

  7. The Dark Knight

    yeah what about a commentary

    6 years agoby @thedarkknight23Flag

  8. JR

    ill be lucky if i get this at midnight cause ill be stoned waiting for it!

    6 years agoby @jokerrules33Flag

  9. Bink


    6 years agoby @justbink07Flag

  10. The Kwisatz Haderach

    I cant wait to see this again, stoned as hell on my couch, oh what a grand day it will be.

    6 years agoby @the-kwisatz-haderachFlag

  11. The Dark Knight

    I just came

    6 years agoby @thedarkknight23Flag

  12. JonSpidey07

    this will be the ultimate X-mas present!

    6 years agoby @jonspidey07Flag

  13. Brian

    Hell yes!

    6 years agoby @brianFlag

  14. JR

    big bonner!

    6 years agoby @jokerrules33Flag

  15. the Narrator

    This is insane. Can't wait for this.

    6 years agoby @narratorFlag

  16. Buriblazing

    this is the only blu ray i will own this is what hd

    was created for great movie explosions and eye candy!

    6 years agoby @buriblazingFlag

  17. Buriblazing


    6 years agoby @buriblazingFlag

  18. Psycho

    Can't wait to get this on DVD.

    7 years agoby @physco-123Flag

  19. NO NAME

    Holy Sh*t!!! That is so awesome. First the anticipation for it to come out to theaters almost killed me, now there's more anticipation for the dvd. This has to be the biggest movie of the last decade.

    7 years agoby @007freakFlag

  20. T.Clark

    So they're releasing the dvd then re-releasing the movie in theaters?...weird lol Can't wait for this, though

    7 years agoby @insertusernamehereFlag

  21. Vamp

    This is awesome, but I wish they'd come up with some new art for the cover. You know, stuff we haven't seen. Oh well, still going to kick some major ass. Getting this for sure.

    7 years agoby @vampire2000Flag

  22. Phil Mata


    7 years agoby @phil-mataFlag

  23. The Dark Knight


    7 years agoby @thedarkknight23Flag

  24. GK


    7 years agoby @indianajonesFlag

  25. The Dark Knight

    AAAAAAHHHHHHHH (drooling)

    7 years agoby @thedarkknight23Flag

  26. desperate hot guy10

    all of these are gonna be gone

    7 years agoby @kevinbacon34Flag

  27. MovieNerd

    I think they should wait till January or Febuary to realease this on DVD. Only because they are rereleasing it in theaters in January.

    7 years agoby @nickoFlag

  28. Psycho

    Dec. 9 couldn't come any faster?

    7 years agoby @physco-123Flag

  29. Psycho

    I am so going to buy this. I am a huge Batman fan.

    7 years agoby @physco-123Flag

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