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Added by Moon River on 21 Oct 2012 07:53
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Five Films That Influenced ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

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Metropolis (1927)


Year: 1927

Director: Fritz Lang

Nolan Says: In an era when films had to communicate purely with the visual, the relationship between the themes of the story and the architecture of the setting is clear and expressive.
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People who added this item 442 Average listal rating (258 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.1


Year: 1966

Director: Gillo Pontecorvo

Nolan Says: No film has ever captured the chaos and fear of an uprising as vividly as this film.
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People who added this item 89 Average listal rating (47 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7


Year: 1981

Director: Sidney Lumet

Nolan Says: Nobody was better at capturing the unsettling qualities of corruption and its consequence as Sidney Lumet. Not as well- known as known as “Serpico,” but Treat Williams is a revelation.
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People who added this item 760 Average listal rating (429 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8


Year: 1965

Director: David Lean

Nolan Says: The very definition of historical epic, in which the tangled emotions of its characters are set in stark relief against the grandest of revolutionary backgrounds.
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Blade Runner (1982)


Year: 1982

Director: Ridley Scott

Nolan Says: Simply the most memorable evocation of all that is spectacular and oppressive about the city.
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Here are the 5 films that influenced one of the most epic movies of all time.
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Posted: 3 years, 7 months ago at Oct 23 19:42
Interesting...
Posted: 3 years, 2 months ago at Mar 19 19:56
An interesting and vast palette of inspiration. Thanks for sharing.
Posted: 3 years, 2 months ago at Mar 19 20:13
Yeah, and The Dark Knight Rises doesn't touch any of the truly great movies listed here.
Posted: 3 years, 2 months ago at Mar 20 14:50
Very Interesting.

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