Best Blu-ray Deals

Best Blu-ray Deals, See All the Deals »
Top deals | Price drops  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Japan
Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection (Blu-ray)
$98.99
How to Train Your Dragon 2 3D (Blu-ray)
$17.99
Fast & Furious 1-6 Collection (Blu-ray)
$39.99
Interstellar (Blu-ray)
$19.99
The Book of Life (Blu-ray)
$14.99
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (Blu-ray)
$15.00
Whiplash (Blu-ray)
$14.99
Defiance: Season One (Blu-ray)
$12.99
Thunderbirds: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$44.97
Duck, You Sucker (Blu-ray)
$7.99
Predestination (Blu-ray)
$12.99
Little House on the Prairie: Season Five (Blu-ray)
$17.89
COLLECT WATCH TRACK RATE REVIEW APP
Manage your own movie collection and always keep it with you with our Apps. Price track movies and get price drop notifications instantly. Become a member to take full advantage of all site features.
GET STARTED


The Dark Knight Rises Crosses $100 Million Milestone In IMAX Theaters

Posted September 4, 2012 11:06 PM by Webmaster

Warner Bros.Warner Brothers announced today that Christopher Nolan's blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises has passed the $100 million global box office mark in 557 IMAX theatres worldwide after its 7th week of release. The film is expected to arrive on Blu-ray later this year.

The Dark Knight Rises reached a total of $65.1 million from 332 IMAX screens domestically and $37.3 million from 225 IMAX screens internationally. The film also opened in China on August 27th in 75 IMAX theaters.

In 2008, during the shooting of The Dark Knight, Christopher Nolan was the first filmmaker to use IMAX cameras in a major motion picture release.

The only other Hollywood production to cross the $100 million milestone for IMAX is James Cameron's Avatar 3D, which will be available on Blu-ray on October 16th.


Source: Blu-ray.com | Permalink | United States [Country settings]

News comments (19 comments)



GaragePoet
  Sep 04, 2012
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
first comment.

Banditphd001
  Sep 04, 2012
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Second comment.
scarface16
  Sep 04, 2012
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Apparently, the fire rose.

Top reviewer
Top contributor
prkprkprk
  Sep 04, 2012
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Pretty sure most of those IMAX theaters were LIMAX.

K i r a
  Sep 05, 2012
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Can't wait for the Blu-ray to come out December 7th!

pixarforlife
  Sep 05, 2012
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Can't wait for the Blu-ray to come out as well. I hope I can get the 3-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack.

Top reviewer
monkeyjb1988
  Sep 05, 2012
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Can't wait to help it break a few Blu-Ray records.

BobbyB
  Sep 05, 2012
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
There's the benefit of releasing in July rather than May. The Avengers was pulled from IMAX screenings after about 10 days in my town! And I believe it was pulled in lieu of (of all things) Battleship! I would have surely seen it a second time in IMAX if given the chance...

Mega-Prime
  Sep 05, 2012
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
I would have loved to see it on an IMAX screen, if the nearest one to me wasn't 3 hrs away.
cbal75
  Sep 05, 2012
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
My second viewing of the movie was in IMAX and it was a fantastic experience .. i would like to go another time before it leaves the big screen.
Goes to show people still love going to the movies, piracy of movies/music will always exist in some form but there is plenty of money to be made if you do it right!!!

J.Seb
  Sep 05, 2012
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
The blu ray release cannot come soon enough!! Can't wait!

Top reviewer
Top contributor
paper tiger
  Sep 05, 2012
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Yeah, I saw it in IMAX and was quite impressed. Such a good movie and I cannot wait to pick it up on 7 December on Blu-ray!

Top contributor
repete66211
  Sep 05, 2012
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Well when you charge 40% more for fake IMAX and half the showings are in fake IMAX theaters you're going to get more revenue from fake IMAX ticket sales.

Top contributor
Dubstar
  Sep 05, 2012
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
three DC theaters playing this in 15/70 IMAX - call that lucky. With that much made alone on the IMAX screens, Nolan should have shot the entire movie in IMAX, or at least the no-IMAX shots in standard 70mm.

gonzo_fool
  Sep 05, 2012
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Saw it again in true 70mm IMAX one last time on Monday. It's such a unique, beautiful experience. it's a shame it doesn't come around too much. I wish more filmmakers were shooting with IMAX cameras instead of 3D; 3D feels more like a gimmick while IMAX footage is the true cinematic experience. And I say that having enjoyed quite a few 3D movies (Coraline, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Avatar, Hugo, Transformers: Dark of the Moon). I know I'm not the first person to say this, but whatever.
JoeSomebody
  Sep 05, 2012
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
I saw Dark Knight rises in an IMAX theater in Columbia MD. Actually I was kind of disappointed. There must be different screen sizes depending on which IMAX theater you go to. This was definitely not one of those original IMAX screens at various museums that are 4 stories high. This one was just a slightly larger and annoyingly out of focus "normal" movie theater . . . but they sure got our extra hard earned dollars for the privilege of seeing it in IMAX. ) That said, I am also waiting for the Blu-ray so I can enjoy this film again . . . in crystal clear focus.

Top contributor
FBDMatt
  Sep 05, 2012
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
@JoeSomebody

The safest bet to experience "true" IMAX is to go to one in a science center. You will rarely find an IMAX screen like the ones in a science center. Luckily, I live 30-40 minutes from the one in Harrisburg, PA. Saw TDKR when it came out, and it was incredible. Best movie-theater experience I've been to in a while. Second only to seeing Avatar in IMAX in fact. Rest assured, if there's a big movie coming out in that theater, I'll be there.

Top reviewer
Top contributor
zoodermin
  Sep 05, 2012
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
My top film of the year so far. Can't wait for the BD release!!

El Baz
  Sep 06, 2012
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
There is the benefit when there is no competition and it's still sitting in Imax theatres today.

Avengers still beat its domestic and foreign and was by far the better movie.

Sept 25th!


Add comment



Please login to post a comment.


 


Get Daily Blu-ray Deals



* We do not share your email and you may opt out at any time.



Top Blu-ray Deals

 


The best Blu-ray deals online. Don't miss out on these great deals.

See Today's Deals »


 Top movies



Latest Deals United States



The latest deals on Blu-ray movies
at Amazon.

Show new deals »


Trending Blu-ray Movies
1. Into the Woods
2. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
3. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
4. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
5. Unbroken
6. Interstellar
7. Predestination
8. Whiplash
9. Exodus: Gods and Kings 3D
10. Unbroken
11. Spirited Away
12. Journey to the Center of the Earth
13. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
14. Big Hero 6
15. Night at the Museum: Secret of the ...

Trending in Theaters
1. Cinderella
2. The Divergent Series: Insurgent
3. Kingsman: The Secret Service
4. Run All Night
5. Predestination
6. Chappie
7. Paddington
8. The Gunman
9. Focus
10. Muck
11. Fifty Shades of Grey
12. Jupiter Ascending
13. Taken 3
14. It Follows
15. Wild Card
16. Vice
17. The Voices
18. Wild Tales
19. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
20. Black or White
21. Seventh Son
22. Frozen Fever
23. The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
24. McFarland, USA
25. Leviathan
26. Mommy
27. The Boy Next Door
28. Mortdecai
29. Son of a Gun
30. Black Sea
31. Blackhat
32. Digging Up the Marrow
33. Deli Man
34. The Lazarus Effect
35. '71
36. Unfinished Business
37. The Salvation
38. Cymbeline
39. Tracers
40. The Duke of Burgundy

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Interstellar
2.  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
3.  Big Hero 6
4.  Into the Woods
5.  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
6.  Fifty Shades of Grey
7.  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
8.  Unbroken
9.  Night at the Museum: Secret of the ...
10.  The Imitation Game
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Interstellar
2.  Fifty Shades of Grey
3.  The Imitation Game
4.  American Sniper
5.  Cinderella
6.  Wild
7.  Taken 3
8.  Apollo 13
9.  Jupiter Ascending 3D
10.  Paddington
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Interstellar
$19.99, Save 50%
2.  Big Hero 6
$19.99, Save 50%
3.  Into the Woods
$19.99, Save 50%
4.  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
$19.99, Save 50%
5.  Night at the Museum: Secret of the ...
$15.00, Save 62%
6.  The Imitation Game
$17.95, Save 49%
7.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
$39.96, Save 50%
8.  Whiplash
$14.99, Save 57%
9.  Penguins of Madagascar
$19.99, Save 46%
10.  The Book of Life
$14.99, Save 63%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection

 United States


$299.98 $98.99





How to Train Your Dragon 2 3D

 United States


$48.99 $17.99





Fast & Furious 1-6 Collection

 United States


$69.98 $39.99





Best Blu-ray Movie Deals »



This web site is not affiliated with the Blu-ray Disc Association.
All trademarks are the property of the respective trademark owners.
© 2002-2015 Blu-ray.com. All rights reserved.
Registration problems | Business/Advertising Inquiries | Privacy Policy | Legal Notices