Jul 24, 2008 04:36 PM EST

Batman: The Dark Knight Breaks Another Record

Batman: The Dark Knight Breaks Another Record
"The Dark Knight" has broken another record on Tuesday.  The film has become the fastest ever to reach the $200 million mark.  It has broken the previous record, held by Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Spider-Man 2 and Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.  Those films took eight days to reach the mark, while "The Dark Knight" took only five. 

Domestic earnings reached $203.8 million and international earnings are at $41.3 million. That number will begin to climb as the film opens in more and more countries.

The following are all of the records broken by "The Dark Knight":

Widest release (4,366 theaters), biggest midnight opening ($18.5M), biggest opening weekend ($158.4M), biggest July opener ($158.4M), biggest PG-13 rated opening ($158.4M), biggest single day ($67.2M), biggest opening day ($67.2M), biggest Friday ($67.2M), biggest Sunday ($43.6M), biggest IMAX opening ($6.3M) and fastest to $200M in five days ($203.8M).

See the #1 box office movie. Dark Knight tickets on sale now!
Filed Under: 
Share this:

comments powered by Disqus

Today's iTunes Digital HD Deals

Latest Reviews

SPONSORED LINKS

Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors.
Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker.