How much did Christopher Nolan get paid for the Dark Knight?
Earnings and Salary: For a typical movie, Christopher is paid $20 million upfront as a base salary. He then also receives a generous portion of the films backend.
How much money did the Dark Knight bring in?
The film grossed over $1 billion worldwide, making it the second film in the Batman film series to earn $1 billion. In addition to being Nolans highest-grossing film, it became the seventh-highest-grossing film of all time at the time of its release, as well as the third-highest-grossing film of 2012.
Is Bruce Wayne still alive in Dark Knight Rises?
Batman was then presumed dead, but right at the end of the film, it was revealed that Bruce was alive and well, living in Europe with Selina. This makes it possible for Batman to set the aircraft in autopilot (later revealed to have been fixed before this happened) and eject safely before the explosion.