Spider-Man and The Dark Knight Rises Open Big in China
August 28, 2012
Chinese audiences attended movie theaters in huge numbers yesterday as The Amazing Spider-Man generated an estimated $5.46 million at approximately 2,515 locations. The film passed the $700 million mark worldwide yesterday.
Moving up a spot into fifth place was Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises, which brought in another $7.2 million its sixth weekend in theaters. Produced for $250 million, Nolan's third and final Batman movie has earned $422.2 million domestically and $519 million internationally for a worldwide total of $941.2 million.
In comparison, The Dark Knight earned $1.003 billion worldwide in 2008.