July 20, 2008
Providing you the full scoop...
Batman The Dark Knight has set a new record beating Spider-Man 3 with a record $155.34 million in its first weekend, topping the previous best of $151.1 million for Spidey in May 2007... placing the movie to Hollywood's biggest weekend ever.
'We knew it would be big, but we never expected to dominate the marketplace like we did,' said Dan Fellman, head of distribution for Warner Bros., which released 'The Dark Knight.' The movie should shoot past the $200 million mark by the end of the week.'