‘The Dark Knight’ Swoops Past ‘Iron Man’

It’s official! On Monday, after just 11 days in release, The Dark Knight topped Iron Man at the box office to become North America’s highest grossing movie of the year. Monday’s tally of $10.5 million was more than enough to push Knight over the top. Total stands at $324.3 million and counting compared to Iron Man‘s $315 million haul.

The Dark Knight also set a new record on Monday for the most consecutive $10+ million days at 11 days. The old record was 10 days set by Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest.

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Box Office Data Source: The Numbers