Run Time Confirmed for The Dark Knight Rises

According to The British Board of Film Classification, the official runtime is 164 minutes and 27 seconds, just over 2 hours and 44 minutes. Batman Begins was 140 minutes long and The Dark Knight was 152 minutes.

Leading an all-star international cast, Oscar winner Christian Bale 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 as Miranda Tate; and Joseph Gordon-Levitt as John Blake. Returning to the main cast, Oscar winner Michael Caine plays Alfred; Gary Oldman is Commissioner Gordon; and Oscar winner Morgan Freeman reprises the role of Lucius Fox.

The Dark Knight Rises opens in theaters and IMAX on July 20.