Shop for all "Dark Knight" from Movie Jungle DIRECT!
The highest grossing film of the year and Golden Globe nominee is now set to become the biggest DVD seller as well. Warner Home Video's "The Dark Knight" sold an incredible 13.5 million discs worldwide. Warner Bros. says that the actioner sold 1.7 million worldwide in its first week alone.
The film helmed by Christopher Nolan is ranked second only to "Titanic" in box office success.
According to Warners, "The Dark Knight" sold more than 1.7 million Blu-ray discs worldwide its first week, "Knight" pulled in over $530.7 million in the U.S. alone as well as $465.9 million internationally. This from a $185 million budget.
The follow-up to the action hit "Batman Begins," "The Dark Knight" reunites director Christopher Nolan and star Christian Bale, who reprises the role of Batman/Bruce Wayne in his continuing war on crime.
With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind known as the Joker, who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces the Dark Knight ever closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante.
Academy Award nominee Heath Ledger ("Brokeback Mountain") stars as arch-villain The Joker, and Aaron Eckhart plays District Attorney Harvey Dent. Maggie Gyllenhaal joins the cast in the role of Rachel Dawes. Returning from "Batman Begins" are Gary Oldman as Lieutenant Jim Gordon; Oscar winner Michael Caine ("The Cider House Rules") as Alfred; and Oscar winner Morgan Freeman ("Million Dollar Baby") as Lucius Fox.
Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with Legendary Pictures, a Syncopy Production, a Christopher Nolan film, "The Dark Knight." Nolan directed the film from a screenplay written by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan, story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer. Charles Roven, Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan are the producers, with Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan, Kevin De La Noy and Thomas Tull serving as executive producers. "The Dark Knight" is based upon characters appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. Batman was created by Bob Kane.
Starring:Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman, Aaron Eckhart