The Dark Knight just days away from the billion dollar-mark

November 15th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): The Dark Knight, which was released on 18th July, is few days away from becoming the fourth movie in history to earn more than 1 billion dollars worldwide, experts have analysed.

By the midweek, the grand movies worldwide haul stood at a reported 997.6 million dollars, reports E! Online.

“Dark Knights at a trickle now with no new territories,” Box Office Mojo’’s Brandon Gray said in an email.

“[But] its possible that it already has [hit the billion-dollar mark], as unreported grosses can suddenly come in, Gray added.

The only three current members of Hollywood’’s billion-dollar club are Titanic, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’’s Chest.

Exhibitor Relations” Jeff Bock has speculated that Warner Bros., who are behind the blockbuster, was perhaps waiting for the right moment to spring the announcement of the billion dollar mark.

When asked how far its movie had to go to 1 billion dollar, the studios answer was: “Not yet.” (ANI)

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