Published On: Wed, Aug 22nd, 2012

‘Dark Knight Rises’ earns more than $900 million, passes ‘Dark Knight’ all-time

The conclusion to the Christopher Nolan directed Batman trilogy continues its run at the box office, reportedly now passing its predecessor. “The Dark Knight Rises” officially has crossed the $900 million mark in worldwide box office earnings, and now surpassed 2008’s “Dark Knight” in domestic box office dollars.

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The latest Box Office Mojo figures reported this weekend has “Rises” at $899.8 million worldwide, and passed the “Dark Knight” on the US all-time box list at $488.6 million, that’s ahead of The Dark Knight‘s $469.7 million.

Mojo reports the Batman finale earned $1.374 million on Monday as the film crossed $900 million worldwide and closes in on “Jurassic Park” for #21 all-time, which earned $914.7 million.

Some sources are reported that “Dark Knight Rises” passed the Heath Ledger led “Dark Knight” on the international all-time list, but that is incorrect.”Rises” has only surpassed the second on the US list.

“Dark Knight” earned over $1 billion and rests at #12 on the all-time international box office list behind Tim Burton’s 2010 film “Alice in Wonderland.”

In related news, “The Avengers” inches closer to $1.5 billion, now at $1.481.5 billion, #3 on the all-time box office list.

The two superhero films managed to meet expectations of a massive box office presence leaving the other films way behind.

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