One ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Death Scene Was So Violent It Was Cut to Prevent Nc-17 Rating

One ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Death Scene Was So Violent It Was Cut to Prevent Nc-17 Rating
Hollywood has embraced the R-rated comic book tentpole thanks to the success of “Logan” and the “Deadpool” franchise, but that doesn’t mean an Nc-17 comic book movie is the next step. According to Matthew Modine, Christopher Nolan had to remove one of the more violent death scenes in “The Dark Knight Rises” in order to prevent the film from reaching an Nc-17 rating. The death scene in question was for Modine’s character Peter Foley, second-in-command to Commissioner Gordon and a thorn in Batman’s side throughout the movie.

As Modine revealed on a recent episode of the “ReelBlend” podcast (via NME), Nolan originally scripted and shot his character’s death in a scene where Peter Foley is run over by a vehicle Marion Cotillard’s Talia al Ghul is driving following the death of Bane (Tom Hardy). Modine says Nolan cut the scene because “it was so violent
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