Batman is back and is once again standing face to face with the enemies of Gotham City. The third and last of the franchise directed ...
Critics have already given the thumbs up to The Dark Knight Rises.
Christian Bale will be reprising the role of Bruce Wayne and Batman in the film.
Years after Batman took the fall for Two Face's crimes, a new terrorist leader, Bane, overwhelms Gotham's finest.
Batman, the Dark Knight, resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.
The film also see Anne Hathaway play Catwoman and her alter ego Selina Kyle.
The film will see Michael Caine play Alfred, Liam Neeson play Ra's Al Ghul, Morgan Freeman play Lucius Fox and Gary Oldman as Jim Gordon ...
The new additions to the film are Inception stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Marion Cotillard.
Bane will be played by Inception star Tom Hardy.
The face-off between Bane and Batman is definitely one to watch out for.
Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises has jumped the $300 million mark worldwide in less than a week and had a record debut in France on Wednesday, setting the stage for what could be a big box office weekend for Batman.
The Dark Knight Rises made an impressive $2.7 million in France, its best opening day of the year, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The DC Comics superhero story opened in North America and 17 foreign markets last weekend, but rolls out to 40 more countries this weekend including Germany, Russia, Japan, Brazil and other markets.
There are no other major films releasing this weekend, but with the London 2012 Olympics beginning Friday, July 27, the competition could likely be the opening ceremony as eyes turn to the television for events.
This finale in the trilogy stars Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Marion Cotillard, Michael Caine and Tom Hardy.
In North America, The Dark Knight Rises is expected to stay at No. 1 with an estimated drop to $66 million. Even with a drop of 59 percent, US ticket site Fandango reports that TDKR accounts for 80% of daily sales.
The action thriller debuted last weekend with $248 million worldwide. Some claim the film lost approximately $10 to $20 million because of the tragic shooting in Aurora, Colorado, at a midnight screening and people nervous about a copycat criminal.
In the US, the dance film Step Up Revolution and comedy The Watch with Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn and Jonah Hill won't be a significant draw away from the Batman finale.