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Dark Knight Takes Top 2D Spot

Dark Knight Takes Top 2D Spot

The Dark Knight Rises had the biggest opening weekend of all-time for a 2D movie, ousting the previous record holder, a member of the same franchise, The Dark Knight ($158.4 million). The film took in $160.9 million domestically last weekend, according to

The Dark Knight Rises had the biggest opening weekend of all-time for a 2D movie, ousting the previous record holder, a member of the same franchise, The Dark Knight ($158.4 million).

The film took in $160.9 million domestically last weekend, according to Box Office Mojo, also making it the third best domestic debut of all time, after 3D films The Avengers ($207.4 million) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 ($169.2 million).

The Dark Knight Rises grossed an additional $88 million oversees as it opened in 17 markets for a worldwide total of close to $249 million.

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