Wednesday, April 24, 2024

“The Dark Knight Rises” Box Office: Biggest non – 3D Opening Weekend


Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises” set a record this weekend–biggest opening for a non 3D movie. Got that? Warner Bros. is not releasing box office figures in deference to the Aurora, Colorado victims and survivors. But the news is out that “TDKR” will end up between $160 and $162 million including the $30.6 million Thursday overnights. More on the box office tonight when all the numbers are in.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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