FAN MADE: Amazing Opening Title Sequence For THE DARK KNIGHT RISES

Check out this amazing fan made opening credit sequence for The Dark Knight Rises. Similar in style to the opening of David Fincher's Se7en, we can only hope that Christopher Nolan has something equally as impressive as this in store for us.

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By Josh Wilding - 1/26/2012

The Dark Knight Rises - Opening Credits Project from Doğan Can Gündoğdu on Vimeo.



Created and composited by Doğan Can Gündoğdu
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Animation and modeling by Günışığı Cihangir
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Music by Massive Attack - Suck Me Up Dub

The Dark Knight Rises opening credits has been made for a video lesson.


STARRING:

Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne/Batman
Michael Caine as Alfred
Gary Oldman as Commissioner Jim Gordon
Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox
Tom Hardy as Bane
Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle/Catwoman
Joseph Gordon-Levitt as John Blake
Marion Cotillard as Miranda Tate
Josh Pence as Ra's Al Ghul

RELEASE DATE: July 20th, 2012


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ManOfKrypton - 1/26/2012, 11:03 AM
It was okay... Could have picked a better track.
tjbpinkfloyd - 1/26/2012, 11:04 AM
What makes you think Nolan will utilize a title sequence? If you recall, he simply used the blue-fiery bat for "The Dark Knight."
SFCamerica - 1/26/2012, 11:06 AM
That was pretty awesome.
Supersonicboobs - 1/26/2012, 11:06 AM
this is not nolan style....this opening is so cliche...looks like some tv cop drama sequence/montage.
SFCamerica - 1/26/2012, 11:06 AM
Doesn't quite fit with Nolan's Bay mythology however.
LucasMend - 1/26/2012, 11:06 AM
That's pretty damn cool, but they forgot Michael Caine name too lol
SFCamerica - 1/26/2012, 11:07 AM
*Bat
drewXdeficit - 1/26/2012, 11:08 AM
this is pretty cool. i dug it.

and yeah, there was no credit sequence during Begins or TDK, so there almost definitely will not be one this time around either.
Rykoo - 1/26/2012, 11:08 AM
pretty impressive...it would fit the riddler more and chris Nolan doesnt use opening sequences for batman.
Xeriath - 1/26/2012, 11:09 AM
I thought it was pretty cool, but Nolan really doesn't have a track record of using an opening sequence for his bat films. Begins and TDK just quickly flashed the Bat logo and then the movie started.
mrexcellent - 1/26/2012, 11:12 AM
Impressive. It's not a reinvention of the wheel, but it kind of makes me think of pointalism. There's a lot of hard work that goes into putting out a quality product.
SimyJo - 1/26/2012, 11:14 AM
Forensic'y (which is nice) - but not Batman'y enough for my tastes. Also a little bit too long, the beat got repeatitious and annoying after a while.

On the whole a great creative effort though!, me likes!.
MrReese - 1/26/2012, 11:14 AM
Nice

Ric - 1/26/2012, 11:20 AM
fantastic! kinda reminds me of the se7en-intro
THEDARKKNIGHT1939 - 1/26/2012, 11:22 AM
that's a really cool opening sequence but it wouldn't be used with Nolan's films
DoctorSnide - 1/26/2012, 11:23 AM
Obviously you haven't seen the Prologue. The part where It's Ice Slowly cracking to vaguely for a Bat. This doesn't fit in his world. Those sort of openings are lame anyway. Just start the movie. Let me read the credits when it's over. Nolan knows what he's doing.


SO let's not hope he does something like this.
imnotahero - 1/26/2012, 11:32 AM
It would be amazing if it made any sense. Why is he dipping pictures in water and cracking ice?
SpiderFan35 - 1/26/2012, 11:33 AM
I hate it when my creepy darkroom ices up like that, so annoying.

This would have been the shiz in about 1995.
JohnWilbanks - 1/26/2012, 11:33 AM
While it is cool, I seriously hope it is nothing like that. That is the exact opposite of a Christopher Nolan movie...
MovieMann - 1/26/2012, 11:37 AM
Nolan doesn't do opening credit sequences.
He hasn't done it for the first two Batman films, I don't think he will start now.
Aeyan - 1/26/2012, 11:38 AM
Nice work. too bad it doesn't fit the tone of the film. Soundtrack choice could have been better. Might work for a TV show.
SuperFrost - 1/26/2012, 11:41 AM
Awesome~!
THORGodOfThunder - 1/26/2012, 11:43 AM
Was pretty cool
RyanLantern77 - 1/26/2012, 11:53 AM
Music doesn't really fit. The actual sequence reminds me of Insomnia for some reason
blvdnoise - 1/26/2012, 11:53 AM
heh! Pretty neat..
JohnPaul - 1/26/2012, 11:54 AM
Really well done. I could see this being used as a tv series opening. Me likey.
CapedCrusader - 1/26/2012, 11:55 AM
I really dug this opening sequence; too bad it doesn't fit with Nolan's themes. Nice video, though!
bcom77 - 1/26/2012, 11:56 AM
Nicely done but totally the wrong for the style of the current Batman films. I like how they start with just a quick flash of the bat symbol then go straight into the movie and you don't see the title card until the closing credits.
nordberg - 1/26/2012, 11:57 AM
Dated and hokey.
JackBauer - 1/26/2012, 12:00 PM
Pretty decent visuals but the music sucked.
xinstituto - 1/26/2012, 12:07 PM
i WANTED TO SEE A NOLAN VERSION OF PENGUIN, ROBIN AND RIDLER
BLACKTHORN - 1/26/2012, 12:11 PM
nice, but there is no way Chris Nolan's gonna do something like this.
yeimsick - 1/26/2012, 12:14 PM
Didn't like, was a little over dramatic for a batman movie. Good job tho
ItsNotASchooner - 1/26/2012, 12:22 PM
"we can only hope that Christopher Nolan has something equally as impressive as this in store for us"

what a stupid statement. the opening is the airplane bane sequence. just like The Dark Knight, there will be no "opening credits"

duh
Logan074 - 1/26/2012, 12:27 PM
Micheal Caine's name was actually the second name listed in the credits.
HAQ - 1/26/2012, 12:43 PM
Over the top, but not bad. We all know there won't be any credits at the begining though.
antonio - 1/26/2012, 12:50 PM
Josh clearly has not watched Batman Begins, Dark Knight, Inception, or The Dark Knight Rises prologue. There t
NeoBaggins - 1/26/2012, 12:56 PM
I've seen all three opening sequences. Why would I all of a sudden HOPE it's like this? lol
kman - 1/26/2012, 1:24 PM
Was that "guy" in the opening sequence accomplishing anything other than constantly moving things around, developing already developed pictures and smashing the occasional glass object???

It Looked Ok and was pretty well edited......but felt lame...... and was DEFINITELY a rip-off from the opening sequence of Se7en, no doubt about it.

This might have worked a little better as a fan-made sequence if it was 1. yes, directed by David Fincher and 2. The Ridler was the bad guy. Having a burly, physical, beast of a bad guy like Bane scurry around in a "lab" circling/developing pictures and doing whatever else that guy was doing, wouldn't fit the character in the least. That's why that sequence in Se7en worked so well, because it was eerie and creepy, just like the character. The kind of character that would sit back, from a distance, in the shadows and prey on someone.....then move in quickly when the time is right. Bane is a wrecking ball that is pure smarts matched with unstoppable strength. He wouldn't ever be in a dark room developing pictures.

Even though it's just a fan-made sequence (I'm fully aware of that)......I'm just saying, this doesn't work in the slightest.
Supes17 - 1/26/2012, 1:35 PM
Music Sucks...
Plus Nolan doesn't show the title or actors until the end credits.

Nice editing though
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