Originally Posted by Crimson King
And wow...I think you're way off in the second part. If that were true, Nolan's Batfilms should have pushed MoS over a billion. Instead, it fell off 64% in its second weekend. Why? Because it wasn't as good.
Iron Man 2 made 650 million.
I think Superman had the disadvantage of not being a Batman movie. Man of Steel had Nolan's name attached to it, but it didn't have a direct connection to the Batman movies like all the Marvel movies have with each other.