‘The Batman’ Soars Past $750 Million at Global Box Office

The Batman (Credit: Warner Bros.)

The Batman had a big weekend, with the DC superhero saga surpassing a major milestone at the box office.

The Warner Bros. thriller soared past $750 million at the global box office in its seventh weekend of release, according to tracking company Comscore.

Since it debuted on March 4, The Batman has taken in $365 million in domestic receipts and $386 million internationally.

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The reboot of the caped crusader franchise was directed by Matt Reeves and stars Robert Pattinson as Batman. The cast also includes Zoë Kravitz, John Turturro, Peter Sarsgaard, Colin Farrell, Andy Serkis, Jeffrey Wright, Paul Dano and Jayme Lawson.

Over the weekend, the film took in another $3.8 million in North American theaters, for an
eighth place finish at the box office.

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore opened at the top of the weekend chart, grossing $43 million domestically. This third installment of the Fantastic Beasts franchise stars Jude Law , Eddie Redmayne, Mads Mikkelsen, Dan Fogler, Katherine Waterston and is directed by David Yates.

Last weekend’s top-grossing film, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, took in another $30 million for a second place finish. The Lost City was a distant third with $6.5 million in its fourth weekend of release.

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Everything Everywhere All at Once was fourth with $6.1 million in its fourth week of release. Faith-based drama Father Stu starring Mark Wahlberg and Mel Gibson debuted in fifth place over the Easter weekend with $5.7 million. The film tells the story of Stuart Long, a real-life boxer-turned-priest.

Check out the domestic box office chart below.

Comscore Box Office Chart, April 17, 2022. (Credit: Comscore)