The Batman is officially a member of the elite movie club as it became only the fifth movie since 2019 to make it past the $750M mark. The Warner Bros/DC movie has Spider-Man: No Way Home and No Time To Die for company.
Warner Bros. released a statement thanking the incredible response they have received for The Batman from theaters across the country. They said that it was a testament to the huge appetite among fans for a great movie experience and also the enduring power of the iconic character. The studio congratulated everyone involved for reaching the impressive milestone.
The Batman is also set to start running on the standalone streaming platform, HBO Max on the 18th and will be on HBO at 8 pm (ET) on the 23rd.
The Batman Has Broken All Domestic And International Collection Records For WB
Jeff Goldstein, the Domestic distribution president at Warner Bros., said that the unbelievable response that had helped the movie cross $750M testifies to the enduring pull of the iconic Super Hero plus the huge market out there for quality movies.
International Distribution president of Warner Bros., Andrew Cripps said The Batman had succeeded on multiple levels, bringing in the crowds and also garnering critical acclaim in every major global market.
The UK with $53.2M, Mexico with $30.7M, and Australia with $27M, are the top three markets. The worldwide box office collection stands at $386.1M while the North American market contributed $365M.
The Batman has also hit the top grosser benchmark in 62 overseas markets that include France, Italy, Germany, Spain, and the UK.
The Batman also scored the greatest ever opening collection for any DC movie in 7 markets and also the biggest weekend for any release by Warner Bros. in Iceland.
The Batman stars Robert Pattison, Jeffrey Wright, Zoe Kravitz, Collin Farrell, Andy Serkis, Paul Dano, and John Turturro. The screenplay is by Matt Reeves and Peter Craig while the former has directed the movie.