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Within days, The Dark Knight will have made as much money, and maybe more, than Batman Begins made during its entire four-month theatrical run.
A record-shattering debut will help you perform a superhuman feat like that.
Final numbers released today show The Dark Knight amassed $158.4 million in its opening weekend, up $3.1 million from Sunday's estimates.
The movie's first three days broke down like this, per Exhibitor Relations Co.: