Film to Include More Than an Hour of Footage Shot with IMAX Cameras, Breaking Record for Most IMAX Footage Ever Used in a Feature Film 

“Brenden Theatres at Palms is the only IMAX Theatre in Las Vegas equipped to show The Dark Knight Rises exclusive IMAX footage as intended by director Christopher Nolan.  Tickets on sale now at”

Las Vegas – Tickets are now on sale at Brenden Theatres at Palms for the release of The Dark Knight Rises, the third film of the critically acclaimed trilogy that introduces Gotham City’s newest super villains, Bane and leading lady Selina Kyle. Director Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated epic conclusion hits IMAX theatres on July 20. Brenden Theatres at Palms is the only IMAX Theatre in Las Vegas equipped to show The Dark Knight Rises exclusive IMAX footage as intended by Nolan.

While making the 2008 blockbuster, The Dark Knight, Nolan was the first filmmaker to use IMAX® cameras in a major motion picture release. Nolan employed the extremely high-resolution cameras even more extensively in The Dark Knight Rises: The IMAX Experience® — the trilogy’s final chapter — incorporating a record of more than an hour of footage filmed with IMAX cameras.These specific sequences, which will expand to fill the entire screen exclusively in 70mm IMAX theatres, will deliver unprecedented crispness and clarity and a truly immersive experience for moviegoers.

“Director Christopher Nolan, producers Emma Thomas and Chuck Roven and cinematographer Wally Pfister’s cinematic vision is unparalleled and continues to set the bar for excellence,” said Greg Foster, chairman and president of IMAX Filmed Entertainment. “They are long-term partners and we’re happy to team with them and our friends at Warner Bros. to offer IMAX fans an opportunity to experience this highly anticipated conclusion to the Batman trilogy the way it was meant to be seen – in IMAX theatres.”

Sequences shot in 35mm have been digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images coupled with IMAX’s customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie. 

Leading an all-star, international cast, Oscar® winner Christian Bale (“The Fighter”) again plays the dual role of Bruce Wayne/Batman. The film also stars Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle, Tom Hardy as Bane, Oscar® winner Marion Cotillard (“La Vie en Rose”) as Miranda Tate and Joseph Gordon-Levitt as John Blake. Returning to the main cast, Oscar® winner Michael Caine (“The Cider House Rules”) plays Alfred, Gary Oldman is Commissioner Gordon and Oscar® winner Morgan Freeman (“Million Dollar Baby”) reprises the role of Lucius Fox.

The Dark Knight Rises has been rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language. For more information about the film, visit

Brenden Theatres at Palms is located at 4321 W. Flamingo Rd. in Las Vegas.  For information on tickets and showtimes, please call 702-507-4TIX (4849) or visit the website

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About Brenden Theatres IMAX

Johnny Brenden installed the first IMAX theatre to exclusively play feature films in Las Vegas in 2003.  Soon after, Hollywood, movie-goers, and competing theatres took notice of the superior quality of IMAX Presentations.  Brenden Theatres at Palms remains the only IMAX Theatre in Las Vegas with 70mm IMAX technology.  Whether digital or 70mm, IMAX Presentations is a far more immersive experience than any other technology.  The Dark Knight Rises has a record breaking amount of footage shot using IMAX cameras, exceeding an hour’s worth of scenes.  This specific sequence of footage can only be seen in floor to ceiling full screen 1:43 aspect ratio on 70mm IMAX screens. Watch the film as Director Christopher Nolan intended it to be seen, 70mm IMAX Experience.

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