The Dark Knight

Corrected entry: There's supposedly several police officers observing Joker from outside the interrogation room through a two-way mirror, but none of them notice Joker taking Stephens (his guard) hostage until he escapes the room.


Correction: There are no other cops present, they have all gone to rescue Rachel and Dent. Only Stephens is there.


Corrected entry: When the Joker greets Chenchen at the warehouse, Lau is seen alive and moving on top of the huge pile of money. When Joker sets the money on fire, Lau isn't heard screaming in pain even though it's obvious he is being burned alive.

Correction: Lau is not moving on top of the pile. He is tied up and there is a gag in his mouth. He couldn't scream even if he wanted to.


Corrected entry: Just after Harvey Dent starts his press conference, there's a shot of the audience shown while Harvey is speaking. On the left side of the screen, an audience member appears to be shouting, yet no sound is heard from him - you only hear Harvey speaking. (01:00:05)

Correction: The man simply mouthing to himself. There is nothing to indicate "shouting".

A Demon Premium member

Corrected entry: When Batman is crashing through the glass in Hong Kong to kidnap Lau, he's been flying around the skyline using his cape, but when he swings into the building we can see a wire attached to Batman that enables him to swing in. (00:34:30)

Correction: At no point is a wire visible connected to Batman. There is a structure behind the building that due to its placement makes it look like a wire is attached.

A Demon Premium member

Corrected entry: In the scene where Joker is doing the "magic trick" with the pencil, he first stabs the pencil through the table, and we can see that he stabbed it because it is leaning to the side and the metal band is at the top. After he slams the guy's head down onto the pencil, there is no hole in the table.

Correction: If you look closely, it appears as though he uses some kind of blu-tak like substance to hold the pencil steady.

A Demon Premium member

Corrected entry: During the bank robbery, the camera operator's shadow is visible on the vault door as he/she passes it. (00:04:10)

Jack Vaughan

Correction: This is too vague. There is more than one instance where the vault door is seen during the heist.

A Demon Premium member

Corrected entry: During the opening heist, when one of the robbers is suddenly hit by the bus that smashes through the front of the bank, watch closely. The bus comes nowhere close to actually hitting the man. (00:05:50)

Correction: The bus doesn't, no. However all the debris from the wall does, and sends him flying.

A Demon Premium member

Corrected entry: A minor quibble, but it would be near suicide to ride a motorcycle wearing a six-foot cape. The drive assembly and or rear wheel/axle would eventually grab it and snap your neck.

Correction: Not true. In the special features of The Dark Knight, Christopher Nolan shows the audience the film-making process with behind-the-scenes footage, including the logistics of the bat-pod. He states that the original plan was to have Batman's cape shoot back into his suit in a backpack-like fashion, but he found when they were filming, the cape immediately caught the flow of the wind and never got caught up in the back tire, which he was very pleased to find out.

Corrected entry: When Reese unfolds the blueprints of the 'Tumbler' and puts them on Fox's desk, the drawing of the right-hand side of the vehicle is incorrectly labelled 'Left Elevation'.

Correction: Right and Left Elevations are determined as if you were looking at it from the Front Elevation. In this case, looking at a car from the front, the passenger side would be the Left. This is how the Tumbler is, correctly so, labelled.


Corrected entry: When the Joker, Grumpy and Chuckles get out of their station wagon and rush into the bank, you can see that they are parked on the south side of Van Buren Street and their car is facing east, just west of the drawbridge over the river (as indicated by 301 South Wacker Drive being visible in the background). They then enter through doors at the east end of the lobby. When the Joker is starting up the bus and pulling out of the bank's west lobby doors, the entrance suddenly changes to being on the north side at the west end, as he only makes a 90 degree right turn to join in with the other buses, which are driving east on Van Buren Street. He should actually have to make a full 180 degree clockwise turn through the intersection of Canal Street and Van Buren. (00:02:05 - 00:07:00)


Correction: If this scene were set in Chicago, you'd have a valid mistake. But it's set in Gotham City, so all this talk of directions is moot since it's impossible to say which directions this fictional bank's multiple entrances face.

Phixius Premium member

Corrected entry: When the batman goes into attack mode in his tumbler on the Lower Fifth chase, he shifts in the right side of the cockpit. But when he ejects the batpod he appears to have comes out from the left side of the cockpit.

Correction: When Batman goes into attack mode, he shifts to the CENTER of the cockpit. When he activates the ejection for the Batpod, he shifts back towards the driver's side. This happens off camera, but you hear the whine of the hydraulic motors that move the seat positioning.

JC Fernandez

Corrected entry: Bruce says to Fox that he is playing this one close to the chest. When the joker is caught after the underground chase Dent says to Gordon when he opens the door to the truck 'You do like to play things close to the chest.' Its like the lines got mixed up with the wrong characters in the script.


Correction: Two characters using a very common saying is not a mistake.


Corrected entry: Batman scans a shattered bullet in a wall and finds a fingerprint on it. Firing the bullet would have certainly destroyed the fingerprint, as the bullet would be in contact with the barrel. Part of the fingerprint is seen on an area which would be in direct contact with the barrel. Airflow over the bullet would also more than likely destroy a fingerprint.

Correction: Much of Batman's technology is more advanced than "the real world." So we have to accept that his fingerprint scanner does work. Also, you can't remove fingerprints by simply blowing air on it. Airflow cannot remove fingerprints.


Corrected entry: When pointing the gun at himself, the Joker's finger is on the hammer in one shot, and in the next, his finger is pointing straight up.

Correction: The Joker is shown raising his finger to point at Two-face. It's not done between shots but on camera.

Corrected entry: During the opening bank robbery, after the robbers fire a few rounds into the air to get the attention of the customers and tellers, one robber, Chuckles, grabs one of the guards, drags him over to the desk, and pistol whips him over the back. Seconds later, right before Chuckles is killed by the shotgun-wielding bank manager, the same pistol-whipping moment is repeated as a close-up.


Correction: No it isn't. This isn't even a repeated scene because you would've seen a big camera in front of the guard the first time. The thug pistol whipped the guard again because he wasn't cooperating. Also, directly after whipping the guard the second time the thug made a speech about about anyone not cooperating will get punished.


Corrected entry: At the start of the scene were Wuertz is killed, you can see that the beer taps are right in front of him. Then Dent arrives and the beer taps are gone.


Correction: Not exactly true. Look carefully, the beer taps are to Wuertz right. When Harvey comes in he stands right in front of him. The taps are to Harvey's left and remain out of the camera's view for the rest of the scene.


Corrected entry: When the SWAT team surround Batman there are six SWAT members then Batman forces them over the edge off the building but only five go over the edge.


Correction: Obviously the sixth one wasn't tied up. If there had been five swat members and six fall out then this would be a mistake.


Corrected entry: Toward the end of the movie, Harvey Dent is threatening to harm Commissioner Gordon's family. Gordon's wife is cowering on the floor holding her son and covering his head. Dent says "we have a winner" and chooses the boy, pulling him up and away from his mother. The next shot shows Gordon's wife crying out in protest, and she's still holding her son. The next shot shows Harvey lifting the boy off the ground.


Correction: Gordon's wife is holding both their son and their daughter. She is holding the daughter after Harvey pulls the son away.

Corrected entry: During the interrogation scene, right after Gordon leaves, the lights turn on. But, a split second before batman slams the joker's face into the table, the joker squints his eyes. It's possible that Heath Ledger could've done it because he knows that his head is going to be slammed down so he makes a face to prepare for it.

Correction: Well, you try sitting in a really dark room and then have somebody switch on the lights. You'd squint - everybody squints. It's a natural reflex under those circumstances.

Tailkinker Premium member

Corrected entry: When the chase begins on the lower fifth the van carrying Harvey Dent is struck from behind by the garbage truck. When it hits they cut to a shot inside the van showing Dent being pushed back against the wall behind him in reaction to the crash. But Dent is sitting in a sideways-facing seat, facing the driver's side of the van. When the Van was struck from behind Dent's body should have been pushed to his left.

BocaDavie Premium member

Correction: Dent's lurch is the result of a combination of him bracing himself against the wall after the impact, and the driver swerving after being hit.

Phixius Premium member

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