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THE DARK KNIGHT

Domestic Total Gross: $533,345,358
Distributor: Warner Bros.Release Date: July 18, 2008
Genre: Action / AdventureRunning Time: 2 hrs. 30 min.
MPAA Rating: PG-13Production Budget: $185 million
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TOTAL LIFETIME GROSSES
Domestic:  $533,345,358    53.2%
Foreign:  $468,576,467    46.8%

= Worldwide:  $1,001,921,825  

DOMESTIC SUMMARY
Opening Weekend: $158,411,483
(#1 rank, 4,366 theaters, $36,283 average)
% of Total Gross: 29.7%
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Widest Release:  4,366 theaters
Close Date:  March 5, 2009
In Release:  231 days / 33 weeks


GENRES (click to view) Rank
Comic Book Adaptation 1
Superhero 1

FRANCHISES (click to view) Rank
Series: Batman 1
Brand: DC Comics 1
Showdown: All Time Grossers 2
Showdown: All Time Openers 1
Showdown: Batman Battle 1
Showdown: Summer 2008 Crown 1

CHARTS (click to view) Rank
All Time Domestic 2
All Time Adjusted 27
All Time Worldwide 4
Top Movies in the Past 365 Days 1
Yearly 2008 1
Yearly Opening Weekends 2008 1
Yearly PG-13 Rated 2008 1
Worldwide Openings 12
Worldwide Yearly 2008 1
Foreign Opening Weekends 36
Opening Weeks 1
Opening Day Gross 1
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time 2
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time 67
Theater Averages - All Time Adjusted 164
Theater Averages - Opening Weekends 123
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends 2
Friday Share of Opening Weekends 50
Friday to Saturday Drops on Opening Weekends 17
Opening Weekends 1
Opening Weekends - July 1
Opening Weekends - Summer 1
Eleventh Weekends 94
Ninth Weekends 47
Tenth Weekends 53
Top 10-Day Grosses 1
Top 3-Day Grosses 1
Top 4-Day Grosses 1
Top 6-Day Grosses 1
Top 7-Day Grosses 1
Top 8-Day Grosses 1
Top 9-Day Grosses 1
Twelfth Weekends 171
Twelfth Weekends 155
Top 5-Day Grosses 1
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive) 32
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive) 134
Most Weekends in Top 5 (non-consecutive) 73
Consecutive Weekends At #1 24
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10 113
Consecutive Weekends In Top 5 64
Labor Day 4-Day Holiday Weekends 24
Second Weekends 1
Third Weekends 2
Fourth Weekends 3
Fifth Weekends 4
Sixth Weekends 16
Seventh Weekends 12
Eighth Weekends 34
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation) 263
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation) 639
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide) 1,014
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases 2,545
Rated PG-13 2
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends 1
Widest Releases 1
Widest Opening Releases 1
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings 1
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases 1
Fastest to $100 million 1
Fastest to $150 million 1
Fastest to $200 million 1
Fastest to $250 million 1
Fastest to $300 million 1
Fastest to $350 million 1
Fastest to $400 million 1
Fastest to $450 million 1
Fastest to $500 million 1
Slowest to $100 million 390
Slowest to $200 million 86
BOM Users' Grades 1
BOM Users' Grades (2008 Releases) 1
CHARTS (Premier Pass Users Only)Rank
Highest All Time Rank (on August 17, 2008) 2
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Yearly Opening Weekends (Wide) 2008 *
Opening Weeks Adjusted *
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2008 ACADEMY AWARDS®
Nominated for 8 Oscars, including 2 wins. CLICK TO VIEW FULL BREAKDOWN...

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Director:Christopher Nolan
Writers:Christopher Nolan
Jonathan Nolan
Actors:Christian Bale
Heath Ledger
Aaron Eckhart
Morgan Freeman
Michael Caine
Gary Oldman
Cinematographer:Wally Pfister
Composers:James Newton Howard
Hans Zimmer
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GRADE BREAKDOWN
As: 6,367 88.7%
Bs: 508 7.1%
Cs: 95 1.3%
Ds: 44 0.6%
Fs: 168 2.3%

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READER POLLS (click to view)
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MERCHANDISE LINKS
• Blu-ray: The Dark Knight
• DVD: The Dark Knight (2-disc Special Edition), The Dark Knight (1-disc)
• Blu-ray: The Dark Knight (Limited Edition w/ Batpod)


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