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Saturday, February 7, 2009

The Dark Knight

The Numbers Rating: 8.00 (441 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 94% - Fresh
Theatrical Performance
Total US Gross $532,478,141
International Gross $466,000,000
Worldwide Gross $998,478,141
Home Market Performance
US DVD Sales: $248,999,900 Weekly Breakdown
Released July 18, 2008 (IMAX)
July 18, 2008
December 9, 2008 (DVD Sale)
January 23, 2009 (re-release)
Production Budget $185,000,000
MPAA Rating PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and some menace.
Running Time:152 minutes
Worldwide IMAX Gross:$55 million (this is included in total above)
Budget Source:THR, 8/27/2008, p. 8
Highest Combined Star Gross116 (see full chart)
Franchises Batman
Keywords D.C. Comics, Film Noir, Mental Illness
Distributed by Warner Bros.
Music Composed By James Newton Howard, Hans Zimmer
Source Sequel
Major Genre Action
Country United States
Production Method Live Action
Creative Type Super Hero
Director Christopher Nolan

Premise

Sequel to Batman Begins in which Batman fights in against crime in Gotham City together with lieutenant James Gordon and district attorney Harvey Dent. While Bruce Wayne is worried about loosing Rachel Dawes to Dent, his alter ego Batman has to fight the Joker.

Cast

Christian Bale    Bruce Wayne/Batman
Heath Ledger    The Joker
Aaron Eckhart    Harvey Dent/Two Face
Maggie Gyllenhaal    Rachel Dawes
Michael Caine    Alfred Pennyworth
Gary Oldman    Lt. James Gordon
Morgan Freeman    Lucius Fox
Eric Roberts    Salvatore 'The Boss' Maroni
Michael Jai White    Gamble
Nestor Carbonell    Mayor of Gotham
Cillian Murphy    Dr. Jonathan Crane / Scarecrow
William Fichtner    Bank Manager
Melinda McGraw    Lt. James Gordon's wife
Anthony Michael Hall    Reese
Tommy 'Tiny' Lister    Prisoner

Weekend Chart Record

DateRank Gross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
7/18/2008 1 $158,411,483   4,366 $36,283 $158,411,483 3
7/25/2008 1 $75,166,466 -52.55% 4,366 $17,216 $313,781,677 10
8/1/2008 1 $42,664,219 -43.24% 4,266 $10,001 $393,751,065 17
8/8/2008 1 $26,117,030 -38.78% 4,025 $6,489 $441,628,497 24
8/15/2008 2 $16,379,293 -37.29% 3,590 $4,562 $471,082,150 31
8/22/2008 4 $10,542,424 -35.64% 3,163 $3,333 $489,416,885 38
8/29/2008 3 $8,622,879 -18.21% 2,750 $3,136 $502,293,926 45
9/5/2008 3 $5,515,119 -36.04% 2,575 $2,142 $511,997,658 52
9/12/2008 7 $4,128,153 -25.15% 2,191 $1,884 $517,792,764 59
9/19/2008 9 $2,915,174 -29.38% 1,905 $1,530 $521,890,027 66
9/26/2008 13 $1,664,421 -42.90% 1,406 $1,184 $524,474,684 73
10/3/2008 21 $828,213 -50.24% 663 $1,249 $525,831,387 80
10/10/2008 19 $528,328 -36.21% 375 $1,409 $526,690,914 87
10/17/2008 20 $412,148 -21.99% 290 $1,421 $527,356,352 94
10/24/2008 27 $295,949 -28.19% 166 $1,783 $527,822,235 101
10/31/2008 27 $270,468 -8.61% 149 $1,815 $528,213,279 108
11/7/2008 31 $219,425 -18.87% 125 $1,755 $528,535,317 115
11/14/2008 18 $502,334 +128.93% 346 $1,452 $529,143,070 122
11/21/2008 19 $370,449 -26.25% 345 $1,074 $529,696,290 129
11/28/2008 20 $343,366 -7.31% 305 $1,126 $530,258,989 136
12/5/2008 22 $187,418 -45.42% 269 $697 $530,540,885 143
12/12/2008 28 $112,253 -40.11% 205 $548 $530,723,626 150
12/19/2008 38 $51,743 -53.91% 157 $330 $530,811,565 157
12/26/2008 43 $50,686 -2.04% 74 $685 $530,896,852 164
1/2/2009 43 $65,140 +28.52% 75 $869 $531,001,578 171
1/9/2009 64 $8,012 -87.70% 7 $1,145 $531,026,626 178
1/16/2009 62 $9,611 +19.96% 6 $1,602 $531,037,410 185
1/23/2009 26 $667,397 +6,844.10% 350 $1,907 $531,706,809 192
1/30/2009 26 $436,843 -34.55% 211 $2,070 $532,356,746 199

Daily Chart Record

DateRank Gross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
7/18/2008 1 $67,165,092   4,366 $15,384 $67,165,092 1
7/19/2008 1 $47,650,240 -29.06% 4,366 $10,914 $114,815,332 2
7/20/2008 1 $43,596,151 -8.51% 4,366 $9,985 $158,411,483 3
7/21/2008 1 $24,493,313 -43.82% 4,366 $5,610 $182,904,796 4
7/22/2008 1 $20,868,722 -14.80% 4,366 $4,780 $203,773,518 5
7/23/2008 1 $18,377,288 -11.94% 4,366 $4,209 $222,150,806 6
7/24/2008 1 $16,464,405 -10.41% 4,366 $3,771 $238,615,211 7
7/25/2008 1 $23,232,292 +41.11% 4,366 $5,321 $261,847,503 8
7/26/2008 1 $28,272,494 +21.69% 4,366 $6,476 $290,119,997 9
7/27/2008 1 $23,661,680 -16.31% 4,366 $5,420 $313,781,677 10
7/28/2008 1 $10,518,116 -55.55% 4,366 $2,409 $324,299,793 11
7/29/2008 1 $9,629,366 -8.45% 4,366 $2,206 $333,929,159 12
7/30/2008 1 $8,755,141 -9.08% 4,366 $2,005 $342,684,300 13
7/31/2008 1 $8,402,546 -4.03% 4,366 $1,925 $351,086,846 14
8/1/2008 2 $12,709,035 +51.25% 4,266 $2,979 $363,795,881 15
8/2/2008 1 $17,191,150 +35.27% 4,266 $4,030 $380,987,031 16
8/3/2008 1 $12,764,034 -25.75% 4,266 $2,992 $393,751,065 17
8/4/2008 1 $6,287,429 -50.74% 4,266 $1,474 $400,038,494 18
8/5/2008 1 $5,661,240 -9.96% 4,266 $1,327 $405,699,734 19
8/6/2008 3 $5,077,367 -10.31% 4,266 $1,190 $410,777,101 20
8/7/2008 2 $4,734,366 -6.76% 4,266 $1,110 $415,511,467 21
8/8/2008 2 $7,577,362 +60.05% 4,025 $1,883 $423,088,829 22
8/9/2008 1 $10,502,243 +38.60% 4,025 $2,609 $433,591,072 23
8/10/2008 1 $8,037,425 -23.47% 4,025 $1,997 $441,628,497 24
8/11/2008 2 $3,742,198 -53.44% 4,025 $930 $445,370,695 25
8/12/2008 1 $3,515,389 -6.06% 4,025 $873 $448,886,084 26
8/13/2008 2 $3,002,302 -14.60% 4,025 $746 $451,888,386 27
8/14/2008 2 $2,814,471 -6.26% 4,025 $699 $454,702,857 28
8/15/2008 3 $4,937,955 +75.45% 3,590 $1,375 $459,640,812 29
8/16/2008 2 $6,708,833 +35.86% 3,590 $1,869 $466,349,645 30
8/17/2008 2 $4,732,505 -29.46% 3,590 $1,318 $471,082,150 31
8/18/2008 2 $2,112,203 -55.37% 3,590 $588 $473,194,356 32
8/19/2008 2 $2,148,332 +1.71% 3,590 $598 $475,342,688 33
8/20/2008 2 $1,805,312 -15.97% 3,590 $503 $477,148,000 34
8/21/2008 2 $1,726,461 -4.37% 3,590 $481 $478,874,461 35
8/22/2008 4 $2,991,066 +73.25% 3,163 $946 $481,865,527 36
8/23/2008 3 $4,474,170 +49.58% 3,163 $1,415 $486,339,697 37
8/24/2008 4 $3,077,188 -31.22% 3,163 $973 $489,416,885 38
8/25/2008 4 $1,183,256 -61.55% 3,163 $374 $490,600,141 39
8/26/2008 4 $1,102,337 -6.84% 3,163 $349 $491,702,478 40
8/27/2008 3 $986,453 -10.51% 3,163 $312 $492,688,931 41
8/28/2008 3 $982,116 -0.44% 3,163 $311 $493,671,047 42
8/29/2008 5 $2,141,354 +118.03% 2,750 $779 $495,812,401 43
8/30/2008 3 $3,246,469 +51.61% 2,750 $1,181 $499,058,870 44
8/31/2008 2 $3,235,056 -0.35% 2,750 $1,176 $502,293,926 45
9/1/2008 2 $2,504,411 -22.59% 2,750 $911 $504,798,337 46
9/2/2008 3 $619,463 -75.27% 2,750 $225 $505,417,800 47
9/3/2008 2 $536,323 -13.42% 2,750 $195 $505,954,123 48
9/4/2008 2 $528,416 -1.47% 2,750 $192 $506,482,539 49
9/5/2008 4 $1,464,776 +177.20% 2,575 $569 $507,947,315 50
9/6/2008 3 $2,736,020 +86.79% 2,575 $1,063 $510,683,335 51
9/7/2008 3 $1,314,323 -51.96% 2,575 $510 $511,997,658 52
9/8/2008 3 $377,264 -71.30% 2,575 $147 $512,374,922 53
9/9/2008 3 $454,109 +20.37% 2,575 $176 $512,829,031 54
9/10/2008 3 $409,422 -9.84% 2,575 $159 $513,238,453 55
9/11/2008 3 $426,158 +4.09% 2,575 $165 $513,664,611 56
9/12/2008 7 $1,116,108 +161.90% 2,191 $509 $514,780,719 57
9/13/2008 5 $1,951,731 +74.87% 2,191 $891 $516,732,450 58
9/14/2008 6 $1,060,314 -45.67% 2,191 $484 $517,792,764 59
9/15/2008 6 $277,347 -73.84% 2,191 $127 $518,070,111 60
9/16/2008 6 $306,209 +10.41% 2,191 $140 $518,376,320 61
9/17/2008 6 $292,421 -4.50% 2,191 $133 $518,668,741 62
9/18/2008 6 $306,112 +4.68% 2,191 $140 $518,974,853 63
9/19/2008 10 $803,027 +162.33% 1,905 $422 $519,777,880 64
9/20/2008 9 $1,391,638 +73.30% 1,905 $731 $521,169,518 65
9/21/2008 9 $720,509 -48.23% 1,905 $378 $521,890,027 66
9/22/2008 9 $216,153 -70.00% 1,905 $113 $522,106,180 67
9/23/2008 9 $235,606 +9.00% 1,905 $124 $522,341,786 68
9/24/2008 9 $231,250 -1.85% 1,905 $121 $522,573,036 69
9/25/2008 9 $237,227 +2.58% 1,905 $125 $522,810,263 70
9/26/2008 -  $426,875 +79.94% 1,406 $304 $523,237,138 71
9/27/2008 -  $821,336 +92.41% 1,406 $584 $524,058,474 72
9/28/2008 -  $416,210 -49.33% 1,406 $296 $524,474,684 73
9/29/2008 -  $124,863 -70.00% 1,406 $89 $524,599,547 74
9/30/2008 -  $141,095 +13.00% 1,406 $100 $524,740,642 75
10/1/2008 -  $133,430 -5.43% 1,406 $95 $524,874,072 76
10/2/2008 -  $129,102 -3.24% 1,406 $92 $525,003,174 77
10/3/2008 -  $231,094 +79.00% 663 $349 $525,234,268 78
10/4/2008 -  $391,297 +69.32% 663 $590 $525,625,565 79
10/5/2008 -  $205,822 -47.40% 663 $310 $525,831,387 80
10/6/2008 -  $73,283 -64.39% 663 $111 $525,904,670 81
10/7/2008 -  $79,145 +8.00% 663 $119 $525,983,815 82
10/8/2008 -  $84,659 +6.97% 663 $128 $526,068,474 83
10/9/2008 -  $94,112 +11.17% 663 $142 $526,162,586 84
10/10/2008 -  $151,495 +60.97% 375 $404 $526,314,081 85
10/11/2008 -  $235,381 +55.37% 375 $628 $526,549,462 86
10/12/2008 -  $141,452 -39.91% 375 $377 $526,690,914 87
10/13/2008 -  $92,199 -34.82% 375 $246 $526,783,113 88
10/14/2008 -  $48,409 -47.50% 375 $129 $526,831,522 89
10/15/2008 -  $49,425 +2.10% 375 $132 $526,880,947 90
10/16/2008 -  $63,257 +27.99% 375 $169 $526,944,204 91
10/17/2008 -  $130,274 +105.94% 290 $449 $527,074,478 92
10/18/2008 -  $185,498 +42.39% 290 $640 $527,259,976 93
10/19/2008 -  $96,376 -48.04% 290 $332 $527,356,352 94
10/20/2008 -  $38,195 -60.37% 290 $132 $527,394,547 95
10/21/2008 -  $47,262 +23.74% 290 $163 $527,441,809 96
10/22/2008 -  $41,096 -13.05% 290 $142 $527,482,905 97
10/23/2008 -  $43,381 +5.56% 290 $150 $527,526,286 98
10/24/2008 -  $89,699 +106.77% 166 $540 $527,615,985 99
10/25/2008 -  $134,264 +49.68% 166 $809 $527,750,249 100
10/26/2008 -  $71,986 -46.38% 166 $434 $527,822,235 101
10/27/2008 -  $25,198 -65.00% 166 $152 $527,847,433 102
10/28/2008 -  $30,584 +21.37% 166 $184 $527,878,017 103
10/29/2008 -  $31,607 +3.34% 166 $190 $527,909,624 104
10/30/2008 -  $33,187 +5.00% 166 $200 $527,942,811 105
10/31/2008 -  $49,209 +48.28% 149 $330 $527,992,020 106
11/1/2008 -  $141,048 +186.63% 149 $947 $528,133,068 107
11/2/2008 -  $80,211 -43.13% 149 $538 $528,213,279 108
11/3/2008 -  $28,074 -65.00% 149 $188 $528,241,353 109
11/4/2008 -  $27,232 -3.00% 149 $183 $528,268,585 110
11/5/2008 -  $23,017 -15.48% 149 $154 $528,291,602 111
11/6/2008 -  $24,290 +5.53% 149 $163 $528,315,892 112
11/7/2008 -  $60,432 +148.79% 125 $483 $528,376,324 113
11/8/2008 -  $99,890 +65.29% 125 $799 $528,476,214 114
11/9/2008 -  $59,103 -40.83% 125 $473 $528,535,317 115
11/10/2008 -  $32,507 -45.00% 125 $260 $528,567,824 116
11/11/2008 -  $39,658 +22.00% 125 $317 $528,607,482 117
11/12/2008 -  $15,467 -61.00% 125 $124 $528,622,949 118
11/13/2008 -  $17,787 +15.00% 125 $142 $528,640,736 119
11/14/2008 -  $140,375 +689.20% 346 $406 $528,781,111 120
11/15/2008 -  $229,775 +63.69% 346 $664 $529,010,886 121
11/16/2008 -  $132,184 -42.47% 346 $382 $529,143,070 122
11/17/2008 -  $43,621 -67.00% 346 $126 $529,186,691 123
11/18/2008 18 $49,291 +13.00% 346 $142 $529,235,982 124
11/19/2008 17 $45,846 -6.99% 346 $133 $529,281,828 125
11/20/2008 16 $44,013 -4.00% 346 $127 $529,325,841 126
11/21/2008 15 $110,455 +150.96% 345 $320 $529,436,296 127
11/22/2008 15 $164,631 +49.05% 345 $477 $529,600,927 128
11/23/2008 15 $95,363 -42.07% 345 $276 $529,696,290 129
11/24/2008 16 $37,592 -60.58% 346 $109 $529,733,882 130
11/25/2008 -  $49,467 +31.59% 345 $143 $529,783,349 131
11/26/2008 -  $69,253 +40.00% 322 $215 $529,852,602 132
11/27/2008 -  $63,021 -9.00% 322 $196 $529,915,623 133
11/28/2008 -  $135,567 +115.11% 305 $444 $530,051,190 134
11/29/2008 -  $139,084 +2.59% 305 $456 $530,190,274 135
11/30/2008 -  $68,715 -50.59% 305 $225 $530,258,989 136
12/1/2008 -  $21,302 -69.00% 305 $70 $530,280,291 137
12/2/2008 -  $23,106 +8.47% 305 $76 $530,303,397 138
12/3/2008 -  $24,492 +6.00% 305 $80 $530,327,889 139
12/4/2008 -  $25,578 +4.43% 305 $84 $530,353,467 140
12/5/2008 -  $53,245 +108.17% 269 $198 $530,406,712 141
12/6/2008 -  $81,269 +52.63% 269 $302 $530,487,981 142
12/7/2008 -  $52,904 -34.90% 269 $197 $530,540,885 143
12/8/2008 -  $18,252 -65.50% 269 $68 $530,559,137 144
12/9/2008 -  $17,705 -3.00% 269 $66 $530,576,842 145
12/10/2008 -  $17,528 -1.00% 269 $65 $530,594,370 146
12/11/2008 -  $17,003 -3.00% 269 $63 $530,611,373 147
12/12/2008 -  $31,498 +85.25% 205 $154 $530,642,871 148
12/13/2008 -  $53,745 +70.63% 205 $262 $530,696,616 149
12/14/2008 -  $27,010 -49.74% 205 $132 $530,723,626 150
12/15/2008 -  $8,406 -68.88% 205 $41 $530,732,032 151
12/16/2008 -  $9,331 +11.00% 205 $46 $530,741,363 152
12/17/2008 -  $8,865 -4.99% 205 $43 $530,750,228 153
12/18/2008 -  $9,594 +8.22% 205 $47 $530,759,822 154
12/19/2008 -  $14,969 +56.02% 157 $95 $530,774,791 155
12/20/2008 -  $21,785 +45.53% 157 $139 $530,796,576 156
12/21/2008 -  $14,989 -31.20% 157 $95 $530,811,565 157
12/22/2008 -  $11,392 -24.00% 157 $73 $530,822,957 158
12/23/2008 -  $10,823 -4.99% 157 $69 $530,833,780 159
12/24/2008 -  $5,412 -50.00% 74 $73 $530,839,192 160
12/25/2008 -  $6,974 +28.86% 74 $94 $530,846,166 161
12/26/2008 -  $18,265 +161.90% 74 $247 $530,864,431 162
12/27/2008 -  $20,932 +14.60% 74 $283 $530,885,363 163
12/28/2008 -  $11,489 -45.11% 74 $155 $530,896,852 164
12/29/2008 -  $10,803 -5.97% 74 $146 $530,907,655 165
12/30/2008 -  $10,159 -5.96% 74 $137 $530,917,814 166
12/31/2008 -  $7,112 -29.99% 74 $96 $530,924,926 167
1/1/2009 -  $11,512 +61.87% 74 $156 $530,936,438 168
1/2/2009 -  $24,078 +109.16% 75 $321 $530,960,516 169
1/3/2009 -  $26,042 +8.16% 75 $347 $530,986,558 170
1/4/2009 -  $15,020 -42.32% 75 $200 $531,001,578 171
1/5/2009 -  $4,506 -70.00% 75 $60 $531,006,084 172
1/6/2009 -  $4,291 -4.77% 75 $57 $531,010,375 173
1/7/2009 -  $3,905 -9.00% 75 $52 $531,014,280 174
1/8/2009 -  $4,334 +10.99% 75 $58 $531,018,614 175
1/9/2009 -  $2,687 -38.00% 7 $384 $531,021,301 176
1/10/2009 -  $4,747 +76.67% 7 $678 $531,026,048 177
1/11/2009 -  $578 -87.82% 7 $83 $531,026,626 178
1/12/2009 -  $404 -30.10% 7 $58 $531,027,030 179
1/13/2009 -  $327 -19.06% 7 $47 $531,027,357 180
1/14/2009 -  $269 -17.74% 7 $38 $531,027,626 181
1/15/2009 -  $173 -35.69% 7 $25 $531,027,799 182
1/16/2009 -  $2,015 +1,064.74% 6 $336 $531,029,814 183
1/17/2009 -  $6,828 +238.86% 6 $1,138 $531,036,642 184
1/18/2009 -  $768 -88.75% 6 $128 $531,037,410 185
1/19/2009 66 $245 -68.10% 6 $41 $531,037,655 186
1/20/2009 -  $469 +91.43% 6 $78 $531,038,124 187
1/21/2009 -  $345 -26.44% 6 $58 $531,038,469 188
1/22/2009 -  $943 +173.33% 6 $157 $531,039,412 189
1/23/2009 -  $194,343 +20,509.01% 350 $555 $531,233,755 190
1/24/2009 -  $297,384 +53.02% 350 $850 $531,531,139 191
1/25/2009 -  $175,670 -40.93% 350 $502 $531,706,809 192
1/26/2009 -  $50,945 -71.00% 350 $146 $531,757,754 193
1/27/2009 -  $56,039 +10.00% 350 $160 $531,813,793 194
1/28/2009 -  $53,238 -5.00% 350 $152 $531,867,031 195
1/29/2009 -  $52,872 -0.69% 350 $151 $531,919,903 196
1/30/2009 -  $122,807 +132.27% 211 $582 $532,042,710 197
1/31/2009 -  $243,869 +98.58% 211 $1,156 $532,286,579 198
2/1/2009 -  $70,167 -71.23% 211 $333 $532,356,746 199
2/2/2009 -  $32,176 -54.14% 211 $152 $532,388,922 200
2/3/2009 -  $30,186 -6.18% 211 $143 $532,419,108 201
2/4/2009 -  $29,875 -1.03% 211 $142 $532,448,983 202
2/5/2009 -  $29,158 -2.40% 211 $138 $532,478,141 203

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Worldwide Weekly Chart Record

DateRank Gross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal Gross
2008-07-17 21 $3,151,865       $3,151,865
2008-07-24 1 $296,013,346 +9,291.69% 8,430 $35,114 $299,165,211
2008-07-31 1 $214,547,341 -27.52% 11,501 $18,655 $513,712,552
2008-08-07 2 $124,097,710 -42.16% 10,160 $12,214 $637,810,262
2008-08-14 2 $102,792,595 -17.17% 10,288 $9,992 $740,602,857
2008-08-21 1 $81,634,869 -20.58% 11,165 $7,312 $822,237,726
2008-08-28 1 $65,696,861 -19.52% 10,357 $6,343 $887,934,587
2008-09-04 1 $41,806,850 -36.36% 8,874 $4,711 $929,741,437
2008-09-11 2 $24,367,147 -41.71% 7,361 $3,310 $954,108,584
2008-09-18 5 $15,653,048 -35.76% 5,900 $2,653 $969,761,632
2008-09-25 9 $9,610,111 -38.61% 4,882 $1,968 $979,371,743
2008-10-02 15 $5,582,351 -41.91% 3,104 $1,798 $984,954,094