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Old 08-22-2013, 10:30 AM   #67
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Default Re: The Official Batman (1989) Thread - Part 4

Originally Posted by Mister Meddle View Post
I wonder how many people went to see Batman. I know The Dark Knight and TDK Rises surpassed Batman at the box office however the price for a ticket these days is twice as much. It's even easier to crown a new box office king if the price of a ticket for IMAX is going for fifteen bucks. I wonder if Batman sold more tickets than any other Batman film.
Figures adjusted for inflation would suggest that The Dark Knight was still bigger, but Batman opened in half as many cinemas. Overall, I would agree that Batman was the bigger cultural phenomenon. In part, that was due to the unprecedented hype, but it was also a film unlike anything seen before.

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