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Why is The Dark Knight considered such a great movie?

The critics, including Roger Ebert who gave it 4 stars, believed the movie was worthy of an "A." Do you agree with this crap?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Christopher Nolan took a comic book and turned the Joker as a terrorist like 9/11. And talks about what terrorism is. And also the story of Two/Face-Harvey Dent is quite a modern day Hamlet.

  • John N
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    Obviously because of Heath Ledger's performance...but more important it took characters from a comic book, translated them to film in a way that made you believe that these events could happen.

    A "comic book" film is not supposed to do that.. that's the genius of the director, actors... etc. And the critics couldn't ignore this...they're used to dealing w/ serious works, and along comes this film. They had to give it it's due.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I agree totaly.

    BY the way if my guess is right about your picture,

    "V 2: the Second Generation" is in the works, and you should read the book if you havent.

  • 1 decade ago

    No i dont. but what do you expect? someone died. example look at the movie Eyes Wide Shut... what a rip that was... but the director died soon after producing it wasnt it... or was i making that up? i pretty sure he is dead though. there was another movie that happened in too...

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    heath ledger was amazing

  • 1 decade ago

    because the joker

  • I have no idea because I hated it.

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