Batman (Bale), villain Bane (Hardy) and Catwoman (Hathaway) feature in a first set of posters drenched in rain with the word 'RISE' written above.
A second set of international posters for the characters have also been released, featuring the slogan 'The Legend Ends'.
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The posters arrive a day after a new official poster for the Christopher Nolan project was released, showing Batman in a fiery backdrop as Gotham crumbles around him.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gary Oldman, Michael Caine and Morgan Freeman also star.
The Dark Knight Rises opens in cinemas on July 20.
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