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10 32 27.35%
9 30 25.64%
8 22 18.80%
7 16 13.68%
6 8 6.84%
5 5 4.27%
4 2 1.71%
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Old 01-02-2013, 03:35 PM   #1
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Default Updated Rating for The Dark Knight Rises

Saw this on the The Amazing Spider-Man boards and I think this poll wouldn't be a bad idea with how much TDKR has become such a polarized film.

So, now with TDKR being on Blu-ray/DVD...what is your updated rating for the finale to Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy?

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Old 01-02-2013, 03:53 PM   #2
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I've been enjoying the movie more after watching it on DVD than I did when I first watched it in the theatre, so I give it a 10/10.

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Old 01-02-2013, 04:02 PM   #3
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Still a 7 to me. Too many questionable plot moments, poor decisions, technicality and timeline issues, etc. Good, not great. Dark Knight was a 9, Rises wasn't as good.

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Old 01-02-2013, 04:14 PM   #4
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It's a 7 for me. I might have thought a story with a some more Bruce Wayne in it as well as a conflict with Talia and Bane (as I like those villains more than The Joker) would have the potential to be better, but it gets dragged down by taking Bruce out of Gotham for a long period of time as well as by the adventures of John Blake and an ending I was unsatisfied with. Some questionable technical things also drag it down as well as leaps in logic. I've only watched the entirety of my Blu-ray once since I bought it on release day and found it quite boring in spots. It's easier for me to just watch my favorite scenes and not have to deal with a long movie.

I can find common ground with people who are 7 ± 1.

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Old 01-02-2013, 04:28 PM   #5
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A 7 out of 10. Good movie overall, but very flawed, and a BIG step down from it's two predecessors. Too much John Blake, annoying useless characters like Foley, Bane's plan making no sense, Talia shoe horned in, and good characters like Selina, Alfred and Gordon being under used.

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Old 05-27-2013, 09:27 PM   #6
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A 7 out of 10. Good movie overall, but very flawed, and a BIG step down from it's two predecessors. Too much John Blake, annoying useless characters like Foley, Bane's plan making no sense, Talia shoe horned in, and good characters like Selina, Alfred and Gordon being under used.
I agree with you in many points. I have seen the movie a couple of times and I still fell the same. As you said, good movie with flaws. It's a 3.5/5 (or 7/10), but I rate Batman Begins the same.

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Old 01-02-2013, 04:57 PM   #7
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10/10 for me.

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Old 01-02-2013, 08:20 PM   #8
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Still a 9/10. Surprisingly enough, the film has really grown on me since getting the blu-ray.

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Old 01-02-2013, 08:23 PM   #9
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After repeat viewings its not fared well with me.

At most I'd give it a 6/10. Maybe a 7 if I am feeling really generous.

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Old 05-27-2013, 09:43 PM   #10
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After repeat viewings its not fared well with me.

At most I'd give it a 6/10. Maybe a 7 if I am feeling really generous.
Same. It's the only Nolan film that's gotten worse with repeat viewings.

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Old 01-02-2013, 09:54 PM   #11
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I honestly can't remember what I gave it before. I think it was a 7/10? I'd probably up it to a 7.5 or 8 at best. I've learned to accept some of the stuff that bothered me before with repeated viewings but the things/characters that I absolutely hated are still there.

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Old 01-02-2013, 11:28 PM   #12
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7.5/10

I still really like it but as others have said, there were a good number of bad moments in the film.

I would give BB an 8 and TDK a 9.

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Old 01-03-2013, 12:21 AM   #13
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10/10 for me.

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Old 01-03-2013, 02:25 AM   #14
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It's dropped about a half a point for me. Largely because I keep imagining all the ways I would have preferred Talia's role in the story to go as I re-watch it, lol. So before, I gave it a 9/10, now I'd give it an 8.5/10. But since there's no 8.5 on the poll, I voted the same.

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Old 01-03-2013, 02:34 AM   #15
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It's somewhere between 8.5-9/10 for me. Just about the same as it was when I first saw it.

Beautiful film. Epic film. When watched on its own, or as part of the whole in the trilogy it is pretty perfect.

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Old 01-03-2013, 08:43 AM   #16
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I think this poll needs that extra push over the cliff.
Rises is an 11.

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Old 01-03-2013, 08:56 AM   #17
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10/10.

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Old 01-03-2013, 09:01 AM   #18
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I have been going back and forth on it, but ever since I saw it on DVD, I've settled on 7/10, with BB and TDK both 9/10. It's a good film, but it will perpetually be haunted by the specter of "what if?". The potential was there, it just wasn't used properly.

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I have been going back and forth on it, but ever since I saw it on DVD, I've settled on 7/10, with BB and TDK both 9/10. It's a good film, but it will perpetually be haunted by the specter of "what if?". The potential was there, it just wasn't used properly.
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I have been going back and forth on it, but ever since I saw it on DVD, I've settled on 7/10, with BB and TDK both 9/10. It's a good film, but it will perpetually be haunted by the specter of "what if?". The potential was there, it just wasn't used properly.
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Exactly!
While I personally love TDKR there is without a doubt that feeling of slight dread knowing we'll never know exactly how they originally envisioned a third film to go. After Heath passed in January 2008 you know whatever minor ideas for another sequel that were in the back of their heads had to be changed or put to rest in respect to potentially recasting Heath. I remember in a Rolling Stone magazine interview Chris Nolan mentioned when asked about it that if Heath were alive we'd have a different third movie. It sucks knowing we'll never get that movie, but it's not a creative issue it's an unfortunate thing a man prematurely lost his life and as a result plans were changed.

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Old 01-03-2013, 09:39 AM   #21
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I gave it a 9. I still don't think any of the plot holes (which are mainly things that we don't need to see or things that are convenient or things that certain people can't get over despite it working perfectly well in the film) are an issue at all, and it still holds as a hugely emotional journey (though no film has ever been able to tease an emotional response out of me, other than chills now and then).

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Old 01-03-2013, 10:03 AM   #22
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The plot holes dont really bother me at all either...Bane is such a great villain and Catwoman is the lead woman role this series needed...This is now my favorite of the series after watching all of them together 3 times on blu ray...
The only problem I have is I wish there were more Batman and I wish the fighting was better choreographed apart from the Bane versus Batman fights...
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Old 01-03-2013, 10:45 AM   #23
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I've enjoyed the movie more in re-watches .

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Old 01-03-2013, 07:09 PM   #24
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7 for me. Its not a movie that I would watch over and over again.

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9.5/10: Still top of the trilogy for me. The reveal is better when you know what's coming.

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