View Full Version : "Dark Knight Rises" tops box office, sales drop 60 percent

07-29-2012, 01:30 PM
http://l1.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/3lYkQD3AomR_4ggxVySB3A--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9ODU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/Reuters/2012-07-29T164021Z_1_CBRE86S1ABV00_RTROPTP_2_USA-SHOOTING-DENVER.JPG (http://news.yahoo.com/dark-knight-rises-tops-box-office-sales-drop-164021454--sector.html)LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Batman sequel "The Dark Knight Rises" topped movie box office charts this weekend with nearly $64.1 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales, a 60 percent drop from its debut last week in the wake of a fatal shooting in a Colorado movie theater. The reduction in ticket sales for the movie starring Christian Bale as the comic book crimefighter trailed the performance of its 2008 predecessor "The Dark Knight," which fell 53 percent in its second weekend to earn $75 million. ...

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