The Dark Knight script
Synopsis: The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film directed, co-produced, and co-written by Christopher Nolan. Featuring the DC Comics character Batman, the film is the second part of Nolan's The Dark Knight Trilogy and a sequel to 2005's Batman Begins, starring an ensemble cast including Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Gary Oldman, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Morgan Freeman. In the film, Bruce Wayne/Batman (Bale), James Gordon (Oldman) and Harvey Dent (Eckhart) form an alliance to dismantle organized crime in Gotham City, but are menaced by a criminal mastermind known as the Joker (Ledger) who seeks to undermine Batman's influence and create chaos.

4.

BANE:

Who we are does not matter. What

matters is our plan.

CIA MAN:

(FASCINATED)

If I pull this off, will you die?

BANE:

It would be extremely painful.

CIA MAN:

You're a big guy -

BANE:

For you.

CIA MAN:

(UNNERVED)

Was being caught part of your plan?

BANE:

Of course. Dr. Pavel refused our

offer in favor of yours. We had to

know what he told you about us.

DR. PAVEL

Nothing! I said nothing!

CIA MAN:

Why not just ask him?

BANE:

He would not have told us.

CIA MAN:

You have methods.

BANE:

Him, I need healthy. You present no

such problem.

CIA Man laughs for the Special Forces' benefit. A heavy bass

tone is rising. The Sergeant looks out the window.

EXT. SKIES OVER MOUNTAIN RANGE - CONTINUOUS

The commuter plane is dwarfed by a massive transport plane

looming over it, dangerously close...

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Jonathan Nolan

Jonathan "Jonah" Nolan (born 1976) is a British-American screenwriter, television producer, director and author. He is the creator of the crime drama series Person of Interest. He has co-written several screenplays with his elder brother, filmmaker Christopher Nolan, including The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, and Interstellar, and his short story "Memento Mori" was the basis for Memento. more…

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