Originally Posted by TheBat812
Is there really anybody in the world who didn't think of Joker locked up in the MCU when Bardem's character was stretching as his escape was about to happen? The pacing was nearly identical.
It reminded me quite a bit of Hannibal Lector's escape in 'The Silence of the Lambs', too, which is clearly where the glass tank motif was lifted from.
It is a common enough plot device. TDKR does not occupy some privileged position whereby it enjoys owner's rights on trite movie plot devices.