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Box Office History for Dark Knight Trilogy Movies

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Release DateMovieProduction
Budget
Domestic
Opening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Trailer
Jun 15, 2005 Batman Begins $150,000,000 $48,745,440 $205,343,774 $359,142,722  
Jul 18, 2008 The Dark Knight $185,000,000 $158,411,483 $533,345,358 $1,002,891,358  
Jul 20, 2012 The Dark Knight Rises $275,000,000 $160,887,295 $448,139,099 $1,084,439,099 Play
 
 Totals$610,000,000 $1,186,828,231$2,446,473,179 
 Averages$203,333,333$122,681,406$395,609,410$815,491,060 
Release DateMovieDomestic
DVD Sales
Domestic
Blu-ray Sales
Total Domestic
Video Sales
Dec 9, 2008 The Dark Knight $282,320,093 $33,601,339 $315,921,432
Dec 4, 2012 The Dark Knight Rises $71,738,407 $80,174,528 $151,912,935
 
 Totals$354,058,500$113,775,867$467,834,367
 Averages$177,029,250$56,887,934$233,917,184

Featured VOD Review: Suicide Squad

November 28th, 2016

Suicide Squad

After Superman Returns struggled at the box office and The Dark Knight became a surprise $1 billion hit, the folks at Warner Bros. decided to reboot the D.C. movies as D.C. Extended Universe using the dark and gritty style of the Dark Knight Trilogy. That hasn’t worked out so far. Man of Steel barely broke even and the mixed reviews made a few people worried about the franchise’s future. The dour interpretation of Superman didn’t work and the editing and pacing was a mess, but at least it had an interesting villain. Batman v Superman was terrible and had one of the worst villains of any comic book movie I’ve seen. When that film was eviscerated by the critics, Warner Bros. stepped in and made last minute changes to Suicide Squad. Did it work? Nope. But is it better than BvS? More...

Home Market Releases for July 5th, 2016

July 4th, 2016

The Mermaid

It's a strange week on the home market, as there are no first-run releases and very few other releases to make up the difference. There are some contenders for Pick of the Week, but all of them are foreign-language films, which is again odd. In fact, two of them, Only Yesterday and The Boy and the World, are animated. However, in the end, I went with The Mermaid, which deserves to be seen by more and Blu-ray is a great way to see it. More...

Note: This list contains actors which appear in at least 2 movies of the franchise.

PersonNr. of
Movies
RoleFranchise
Worldwide
Box Office
Career
Worldwide
Box Office
Franchise
/
Career
Christian Bale 3 Batman/Bruce Wayne $2,446,473,179 $5,157,522,439 47.4%
Michael Caine 3 Alfred $2,446,473,179 $7,819,728,746 31.3%
Gary Oldman 3 Commissioner Gordon $2,446,473,179 $10,662,565,580 22.9%
Morgan Freeman 3 Lucius Fox $2,446,473,179 $10,383,288,066 23.6%
Liam Neeson 2 Henri Ducard $1,443,581,821 $9,869,637,663 14.6%
Cillian Murphy 2 Dr. Jonathan Crane $1,362,034,080 $3,028,239,400 45.0%

Note: This list contains people who contributed to at least 2 movies of the franchise.

PersonNr. of
Movies
Technical RoleFranchise
Worldwide
Box Office
Career
Worldwide
Box Office
Franchise
/
Career
Christopher Nolan 3 Director (3)
Screenwriter (3)
Producer (2)
Story Creator (1)
$2,446,473,179 $5,841,719,773 41.9%
Emma Thomas 3 Producer (3) $2,446,473,179 $5,841,427,420 41.9%
Charles Roven 3 Producer (3) $2,446,473,179 $6,242,569,123 39.2%
David S. Goyer 3 Story Creator (2)
Screenwriter (1)
$2,446,473,179 $5,144,812,628 47.6%
Wally Pfister 3 Cinematographer (3) $2,446,473,179 $4,281,994,055 57.1%
Lee Smith 3 Editor (3) $2,446,473,179 $7,017,777,982 34.9%
Nathan Crowley 3 Production Designer (3) $2,446,473,179 $3,939,886,936 62.1%
Hans Zimmer 3 Composer (3) $2,446,473,179 $28,389,542,274 8.6%
Michael E. Uslan 3 Executive Producer (3) $2,446,473,179 $4,831,567,556 50.6%
Lindy Hemming 3 Costume Designer (3) $2,446,473,179 $6,594,450,398 37.1%
Chris Corbould 3 Special Effects Supervisor (3) $2,446,473,179 $13,398,120,423 18.3%
Gary A. Rizzo 3 Re-recording Mixer (3) $2,446,473,179 $13,281,283,590 18.4%
John Papsidera 3 Casting Director (3) $2,446,473,179 $9,340,314,466 26.2%
Jonathan Nolan 2 Screenwriter (2) $2,087,330,457 $2,896,878,813 72.1%
Benjamin Melniker 2 Executive Producer (2) $1,443,581,821 $4,474,966,553 32.3%
Bob Kane 2 Character Creator (2) $1,362,034,080 $3,228,830,682 42.2%
James Newton Howard 2 Composer (2) $1,362,034,080 $17,044,719,342 8.0%
Kevin Kavanaugh 2 Supervising Art Director (1)
Production Designer (1)
$2,087,330,457 $4,546,322,284 45.9%
Simon Lamont 2 Supervising Art Director (2) $1,362,034,080 $3,778,391,391 36.0%
Naaman Marshall 2 Art Director (1)
Supervising Art Director (1)
$2,087,330,457 $5,022,040,250 41.6%
Paki Smith 2 Set Decorator (2) $1,443,581,821 $1,946,906,523 74.1%
Lora Hirschberg 2 Re-recording Mixer (2) $1,362,034,080 $12,232,210,886 11.1%
Tom Struthers 2 Stunt Coordinator (2) $2,087,330,457 $3,204,857,501 65.1%
Ed Novick 2 Sound Mixer (2) $2,087,330,457 $5,735,037,483 36.4%
Richard King 2 Sound Designer (2)
Supervising Sound Editor (2)
$2,087,330,457 $8,064,065,479 25.9%
Nilo Otero 2 Assistant Director (2) $2,087,330,457 $5,708,403,575 36.6%