Crime has escalated in Gotham City, as the enigmatic and psychopathic criminal mastermind The Joker rallies the underworld to bring Gotham to its knees. Batman himself undergoes transformation, questioning his role in a city gone mad, and we get the introduction of heroic DA Harvey Dent, doomed to tragedy and madness as Two-Face. In his final role, Heath Ledger OWNS the part of The Joker, taking him back to the dark sociopathic and homicidal routes of his 1940’s introduction and subsequent 1980s reinvention. AB
Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the city streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as The Joker.