It might still be $100 million short of Titanic, but The Dark Knight continued its assault on box office history over the weekend by passing the £500 million mark in America.
Whilst Ben Stiller’s Tropic Thunder held on to the top spot for the third week in a row, Chris Nolan’s blockbuster moved back up a spot to third, taking $8.8 million to Thunder’s $11.5 million.
Vin Diesel’s Babylon AD separated the two, which took approximately $9.7 million.
Here's the Top Ten US chart in full:
- Tropic Thunder $11.5 mil
- Babylon A.D. $9.7 mil
- The Dark Knight $8.8 mil
- The House Bunny $8.3 mil
- Traitor $7.9 mil
- Death Race $6.2 mil
- Disaster Movie $6.2 mil
- Mamma Mia! $4.4 mil
- Pineapple Express $3.4 mil
- Vicky Cristina Barcelona $3.0 mil
[Source: The Hollywood Reporter]