“The Batman” swooped into first place at the box office, raking in $128.5 million on its opening weekend — greater than some other film this 12 months.
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 fun to see the public really embrace the movie,” Jeff Goldstein, president of home distribution at Warner Bros., instructed the leisure information outlet. “That bodes well for its run on the big screen. It helps that the word of mouth is so strong.”
The solely COVID-times film to earn greater than “The Batman” was “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” which had a $260 million opening weekend in December, the outlet reported.
“The Batman” reportedly price $200 million to supply and has so-far earned largely optimistic evaluations. The Post’s Johnny Oleksinski referred to as it a bleak reminder of the Big Apple’s latest crime wave.