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The Dark Knight Movie

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Dark Knight 2008 Movie DVD Sales

Dark Knight DVD / Blu-ray outselling everything

Nikki Finke at the deadlinehollywood:

...This isn't a superhero, it's a cash cow! The Dark Knight was not only 2008's best DVD sales day, but is also likely to be 2008's bestseller of the year by next week with a projected number of 7 million units. This is beyond huge! Christopher Nolan's pic is truly the gift that keeps on giving after already making $1 billion at the worldwide box office. Warner Bros should use this phenomenal performance to help push The Dark Knight and everyone associated with it for Oscar nominations as a box office phenomenon and critical darling.

She mentions Dark Knight is outselling the DVD sales on Iron Man by about three-to-one. Sounds like it's a bonanza for Marvel and DC Comics when it comes to those licensing checks.

BlueRay sales were 600,000 on the first day, and DVD sales at 3 million for the first day in realease to the home market. BlueRay sales continued to climb to over 2 million units sold (the DVD editions sold over 12 million in 2008 alone).

Some Dark Knight numbers:

The Film:

  • The Dark Knight Production Budget: $185 million
  • Domestic Total Gross: $533,345,358 (Dec 2011)
  • Foreign Gross: $468,576,467
  • (Total worldwide gross: $1,001,921,825 (Dec 2011)

Home video DVD versions:

  1. The Dark Knight
  2. The Dark Knight (2-disc Special Edition)
  3. The Dark Knight (1-disc)
  4. The Dark Knight (Limited Edition w/ Batpod)

Batman 18 Film Collection

Batman 80th Anniversary Collection (Blu-ray)

The 18 Films:

  1. Batman: Mask of the Phantasm
  2. Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman
  3. Batman: Gotham Knight
  4. Superman/Batman: Public Enemies
  5. Batman: Under the Red Hood
  6. Superman/Batman: Apocalypse
  7. Batman: Year One
  8. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1
  9. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2
  10. Son of Batman
  11. Batman: Assault on Arkham
  12. Batman vs. Robin
  13. Batman: Bad Blood
  14. Batman: The Killing Joke
  15. Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders
  16. Batman and Harley Quinn
  17. Batman: Gotham by Gaslight
  18. Batman Ninja

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Original Page 2008 | Updated April 2020


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