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Box Office Breakdown: The Dark Knight Rises Above Predecessor

The Dark Knight Rises

Despite the tragedy that occurred in Aurora, Colorado early Friday morning, The Dark Knight Rises still managed to succeed The Dark Knight in its opening weekend record with $160.8 million.

The animated family film Ice Age: Continental Drift fell from its number one spot with $20.4 million while Marvel's The Amazing Spider-Man dropped to the number three spot in its third week with $10.8 million. Seth MacFarlane's big screen debut, Ted, took in $10.1 million, securing the number four spot, and the latest Disney/Pixar film Brave dipped one more spot to round out the top five with $6 miilion.

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1. The Dark Knight Rises, Warner Bros., $160,887,295 (avg. $36,532)
2. Ice Age: Continental Drift, Fox, $20,416,978 (avg. $5,254)
3. The Amazing Spider-Man, Sony, $10,887,111 (avg. $2,901)
4. Ted, Universal, $10,011,610 (avg. $3,115)
5. Brave, Disney, $6,024,987 (avg. $2,078)
6. Magic Mike, Warner Bros., $4,291,432 (avg. $1,647)
7. Savages (2012), Universal, $3,398,880 (avg. $1,455)
8. Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection, Lionsgate, $2,253,074 (avg. $1,463)
9. Moonrise Kingdom, Focus, $1,831,471 (avg. $2,046)
10. To Rome with Love, Sony Pictures Classics, $1,420,891 (avg. $2,574)



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