The second film in the Batman trilogy begins with the Joker robbing a bank. Batman and Lt. Jim Gordon decide to include Gotham City's newly elected district attorney Harvey Dent in their plan to eradicate the Joker and his mob. The Joker soon reveals he will kill one person every day until Batman reveals his true identity, and shows his power by killing the judge and attorneys in his mob members' trials. After Gordon fakes his own death to save the mayor of Gotham City, he and Batman must use the help of the city's top officials to track down the Joker.