‘The Dark Knight’ breaks three-day box office record

July 20th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Christian Bale

Los Angeles, July 20 (IANS) “The Dark Knight”, a sequel to “Batman Begins”, has broken records by becoming the biggest three-day opener in the US box office history. Perezhilton.com reports that the movie has already broken the record for the biggest midnight showing by earning $18.4 million going past “Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith”.

Starring Christian Bale and the late Heath Ledger, the film has now also surpassed “Spider-Man 3″, which made $59.8 million. It took over $66.4 million Saturday.

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