The Top 10 money makers so far for 2008the $amount is in Millions of dollars)
Title (distrib) domestic overseas worldwide B.O.
- The Dark Knight (WB) 471 329 800
- Indiana Jones 4 (Par) 315 465 780
- Kung Fu Panda (Par) 212 364 576
- Hancock (Sony) 225 339 564
- Iron Man (Par) 317 256 573
- Narnia...Capian (Disney) 141 262 403
- Sex & The City (WB) 152 239 391
- Wall-E (Disney) 214 146 360
- Mamma Mia! (U) 116 207 323
- The Mummy 3 (U) 86 196 282
Sorry I don't know how to make these columns line up.
Figures are as of Aug 17th as reported in today's issue of Daily Variety.
I find this very interesting. Caspian made more money overseas but Wall-E made more money domestically. Dark Knight was clearly the winner this year and is the real reason that Harry Potter 6 was moved to next summer. They didn't have anything on the schedule that could bring in the kind of money that a Harry Potter or Batman movie can bring in. This came from a person I know who works for WB and is very much involved with both franchises.