July 22, 2008
Dark Knight’s Bright Opening
BATMAN topped Spider-man as the king of Hollywood superheroes today, studio estimates showed.
The Dark Knight, starring Christian Bale (right) took a US box office record of EUR155.34 million (pounds 77.7m) in its opening weekend, beating the previous best of EUR151.1 million (pounds 75.6m) set by Spider-Man 3 in May last year.
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