“The Batman” swooped into first place at the box office, raking in $128.5 million on its opening weekend — greater than every other film this yr.
The three-hour superhero reboot, starring Robert Pattinson as Gotham’s brooding caped crusader, is the second pandemic-era flick to earn greater than $100 million in a single weekend, based on Variety.
The Warner Bros. movie, which additionally options Zoë Kravitz as an exceptionally cunning Catwoman, beat out the Mark Wahlberg treasure-hunt flick “Uncharted” for the highest spot.
“It’s enjoyable to see the general public actually embrace the film,” Jeff Goldstein, president of home distribution at Warner Bros., informed the leisure information outlet. “That bodes effectively for its run on the massive display. It helps that the phrase of mouth is so sturdy.”
The one COVID-times film to earn greater than “The Batman” was “Spider-Man: No Manner Residence,” which had a $260 million opening weekend in December, the outlet reported.
“The Batman” reportedly value $200 million to provide and has so-far earned largely constructive opinions. The Publish’s Johnny Oleksinski referred to as it a bleak reminder of the Large Apple’s current crime wave.