The Dark Knight

When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, Batman must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.

Grosses

Domestic (53.2%)
$533,345,358
Summary Details
DistributorWarner Bros.
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Opening$158,411,483
4,366 theaters
Budget$185,000,000
MPAAPG-13
Running Time2 hr 32 min
GenresAction Crime Drama Thriller
In Release532 days/76 weeks
Widest Release4,366 theaters
ChartRanking
Slowest to $100–$900 Million - $500M3
Top Opening Weekends By Month - July4
Slowest to $100–$900 Million - $450M7
Top Opening Weekends By Season - Summer10
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 8-days11
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $250M11
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 7-days11
Opening Weeks11
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 10-days12
Widest Openings by MPAA Rating - PG-1312
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $300M12
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $350M12
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $400M12
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $450M12
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 6-days12
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Tuesday12
Widest Releases by MPAA Rating - PG-1312
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $500M13
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 2ND13
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Sunday13
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 9-days13
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $200M14
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Monday14
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 5-days14
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 3RD14
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Wednesday14
Top Opening Weekends by MPAA Rating - PG-1315
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 4TH16
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 4-days16
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 3-days18
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $150M18
Opening Weekends18
Most Theaters by Studio Type - Major Studios21
Widest Openings by Studio Type - Major Studios21
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 5TH21
Widest Openings by Studio Type - All Studios22
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 2-days22
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $100M22
Most Theaters by Studio Type - All Studios23
Top Weekend Theater Averages - All Weekends - Wide24
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Saturday24
Top Opening Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends24
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Thursday24
Slowest to $100–$900 Million - $400M24
Opening Days25
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 7TH31
Top Single Day Grosses32
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Friday32
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 6TH40
Slowest to $100–$900 Million - $350M42
Holiday Weekends - Labor Day wknd51
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 8TH69
Slowest to $100–$900 Million - $300M77
Top Single Day Grosses78
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 9TH84
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 10TH93
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Wednesday95
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Sunday96
Top Single Day Grosses104
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Tuesday107
Slowest to $100–$900 Million - $250M119
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Monday120
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Saturday126
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Thursday131
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Friday174
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 11TH180
Top Weekend Theater Averages - All Weekends - Wide184
Slowest to $100–$900 Million - $200M200