The stars of The Dark Knight Rises hit the black carpet last night for the film’s world premiere in New York City.

The leading ladies of the highly-anticipated final Batman instalment turned heads in glamorous white dresses.

Anne Hathaway, who plays Catwoman, looked elegant in a Grecian style gown complimented by subtle jewel detailing, a cowel back and a flowing train.

Leading lady Anne Hathaway plays the part of Selina Kyle (Catwoman)

Hathaway's dress featured a cowel back and a dramatic flowing train

Meanwhile, Marion Cotillard who plays the part of Miranda Tate, in the upcoming movie sported a beautiful off-white frock with a ruffled net skirt. She teamed her ensemble with sparkling silver stilettos.

Marion showed off her slender figure

The film’s star Christian Bale looked dapper in a classic black suit, and his wife Sibi Blažic matched in a classic black dress.

Christian Bale looked suave in a classic black suit as he arrived with wife Sibi Blažic

Catwoman’s sidekick Holly Robinson (Juno Temple) also opted for an elegant LBD. She piled her long blonde locks on top of her head in a ballerina bun to complete her minimalist look.

Juno Temple

Zoe Kravitz had all eyes on her in a sheer black dress with carefully placed pieces of fabric scattered throughout her frock.

Zoe Kravitz didn't leave much to the imagination

Tom Hardy looked handsome as he arrived with fiancee Charlotte Riley.

Stars of the show: (L-R) Director Christopher Nolan, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard, Gary Oldman, Anne Hathaway, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman and Joseph Gordan-Levitt

The Dark Knight Rises is the third and final instalment of the Batman saga and hits cinemas July 20.