My love for Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy often borders on cringe-inducing, but as the movies have raked in billions at the box office – I’m clearly not alone. For me, some of the trilogy’s greatest moments have been provided by its villains.
Nolan took Ra’s Al Ghul, Carmine Falcone, Scarecrow, Victor Zsaz, Joker, Sal Maroni, Talia Al Ghul and Bane, and re-imagined them to fit his vision of Gotham, while retaining their most iconic qualities.
Batman’s rogues gallery has been blessed with some great acting talent, from Liam Neeson to Tom Hardy, and of course, the unforgettable Heath Ledger, and their fantastic performances elevated their characters beyond a succession of punching bags for Bats to something else entirely.
So, without further ado, here are 10 of the best villain moments from Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy.
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