'The Dark Knight Rises' Shows Strength in China
on August 29, 2012
Thursday Update: Warner Bros. reports that The Dark Knight Rises added another $4.6 million to its haul in China on Tuesday, pushing its total to $9.1 million.
The 2nd day in China compares as follows:
- 135% ahead of Inception
- 92% ahead of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
- 6% ahead of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1
- On par with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 (which was in 3D)
The Dark Knight Rises currently has a worldwide total of $958.2 million.
Wednesday Update: Warner Bros. reports that on Monday The Dark Knight Rises opened in China to an estimated Rmb* 28.3 million ($4.45 million) from 2,400 sites (screens TBA). IMAX showings accounted for Rmb 3.2 million ($516K).
This marks WB's highest 2D opening day in China, outgrossing Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Rmb 22.046m/$3.5 million), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Rmb 22.04 million/$3.5 million) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 (Rmb 18.3 million/$2.9 million), as well as Inception (Rmb 12 million/$1.7 million).
The Dark Knight Rises has raked in $528.2 million internationally. The Dark Knight managed $468.6 million internationally during its entire theatrical run.
*Rmb stands for Chinese yuan