Batman star Christian Bale visited survivors of the Colorado shooting and thanked medical staff and police officers who responded to the attack that killed 12 people and injured 58 others.
Bale visited with little advance warning and also stopped by a makeshift memorial to the victims near the movie theatre that was showing "The Dark Knight Rises" when the gunfire erupted.
The star of The Dark Knight Rises, Christian Bale, has visited a Denver hospital to meet survivors of the Aurora cinema shootings.
James Holmes, the 24-year-old man accused of killing twelve people at a cinema in Colorado, has made his first appearance in court.
The US president met with families and survivors as thousands gathered for an evening memorial service to remember the victims.