'The Dark Knight Rises' and 'The Dark Knight Trilogy Giftset' Blu-rays Announced

Posted Fri Sep 28, 2012 at 11:16 AM PDT by

There will be a few different editions of Christopher Nolan's Batman saga on Blu-ray just in time for the holiday season!

In an early announcement to retailers, Warner Brothers says 'The Dark Knight Rises' is coming to high-definition on December 4.

A Limited Edition Version with Broken Cowl Packaging will also be available on the same date.

In the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan's 'The Dark Knight' trilogy, Gotham City is threatened by the masked terrorist Bane, forcing Batman to return from an eight-year absence and fight for his city one more time.


That's not all - just in time for holiday gift-giving, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release 'The Dark Knight Trilogy Limited Edition Giftset,' featuring "Batman Begins," "The Dark Knight" and "The Dark Knight Rises" all in one collection on December 4. This set will also include a premium book exclusive to the collection, which takes fans deeper into the epic franchise, as well as existing special features.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment also plans to release 'The Dark Knight Trilogy Ultimate Collector's Edition' in 2013.

'The Dark Knight Rises' Blu-rays will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include The Journey of Bruce Wayne; The Batmobile Documentary - witness all five Batmobiles together for the first time in history. Dive deep into every aspect of the most awe-inspiring weapon in Batman's arsenal as you journey through the birth and evolution of this technological marvel and cultural icon; and Ending the Knight - a comprehensive look into how Director Christopher Nolan and his production team made "The Dark Knight Rises" the epic conclusion to the Dark Knight legend.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray combo pack is $35.99, the Broken Cowl Limited Edition set is $39.99, and the trilogy is $52.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'The Dark Knight Rises' and 'The Dark Knight Trilogy' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where they're indexed under December 4.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
The Dark Knight Rises (Combo Pack) (Blu-ray)
The Dark Knight Rises (Limited Edition Blu-ray Combo Pack) (Blu-ray)
The Dark Knight Trilogy Limited Edition Giftset (Blu-ray)
The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector's Edition (Blu-ray)
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