‘Dark Knight’ Has a Heroic $64 Million Weekend

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Chris Nolan’s epic feature The Dark Knight Rises managed to remain on top of the box office chart his weekend, taking in $64 million domestically. The Warner Bros. release, which will forever be connected to the Aurora shooting tragedy, has a $289 million cume after its second weekend in U.S. theaters.

Fox/Blue Sky’s Ice Age: Continental Divide landed at the No. 2 spot with a $13.3 million weekend (and a $114.9 cume during its 17th day in release). Other animated/vfx titles in the Top 10 included Seth MacFarlane’s Ted at No. 5 with $7.4 million ($193.6 cume), The Amazing Spider-Man at No. 6 with $6.8 million ($224.2 cume), Disney/Pixar’s Brave at No. 7 with $4.3 million ($217.2 cume).

Next weekend, audiences can check out Sony’s reboot of Total Recall, starring Colin Farrell and Kate Beckinsale, directed by Len Wiseman and Fox’s The Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, directed by David Bowers. The next big animated release is LAIKA’s much-anticipated ParaNorman on August 17.

The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises