It's safe to say The Dark Knight is beloved. In fact, it's beyond beloved, not only for Christopher Nolan's brilliant twist on the Batman mythos, but also for Heath Ledger's legendary performance as The Joker. But even so, it wasn't a perfect movie - no movie can ever possibly be perfect; there are too many moving pieces.
Did you miss these goofs the first time (or the 83rd time) you watched The Dark Knight? I bet you did.
THE JOKER'S HAIR COLOR
During the opening heist scene, the Joker's hair magically changes from a light brown, slicked back style to his Joker green right as he walks past the bus that has crashed through the wall of the bank. Magic!
THE INTERROGATION SCENE TABLE FLIP
During the interrogation scene when Batman flips The Joker over onto the table, The Joker's arms are at his sides and hands down when he lands. When the camera angle changes, however, his hands are magically up near his head.
THE HOSPITAL EMERGENCY SIGN
This one is a factual error: In reality, a hospital's "Emergency" sign would be red, not blue. Also, the hospital was accidentally designed by set builders without a ramp to accommodate a hospital gurney.
THE THUMBPRINT ON THE BULLET
Also another factual error. When Bruce and Lucius reconstruct what the blown-apart bullet might look like using 3D technology, it shows a full thumbprint. But when the bullet was being pushed into the gun's clip, it would have been when the casing was still on the shell, thereby blocking the thumb from making a full print - half of the thumbprint would have remained on the casing, not the shell.
HARVEY DENT HOSPITAL SCENE
When The Joker is in the hospital with Harvey Dent (now Two-Face) and tells him, "There was nothing personal," and grabs Dent's hands, the line and his mouth are completely out of sync.
It's stuff like this that makes me love the magic of movie making. So many little details go into making a film, and we don't even notice them unless they're not perfect. But there are so many more goofs and errors from The Dark Knight that I didn't include in this article, so feel free to add yours in the comments!