New BATMAN movie THE DARK KNIGHT is standing tall at the global box office for a second consecutive week, taking $65.6 million (#32.8 million) over the weekend (25-27Jul08).
The Batman Begins sequel, starring Christian Bale as the Caped Crusader, now has an international haul of $166 million (#83 million) – but it’s still only a fraction of its record-breaking box office earnings of $300 million (#150
million) in just 10 days.
Will Smith’s action movie Hancock, about a dysfunctional superhero, is a distant second with $19.2 million (#9.6 million), while animated family film Kung Fu Panda is in third place with $17.8 million (#8.9 million).
Movie musical Mamma Mia! takes fourth place with $17.5 million (#8.75 million), and The X-Files: I Want to Believe debuts at five with $9.3 million (#4.65 million).