‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Hits $1 Billion Worldwide [UPDATE]

Today Warner Bros. announced what most of the Dark Knight Trilogy fans were expecting. The Dark Knight Rises has crossed the $1 billion mark worldwide at the box office! Christopher Nolan’s Batman finale grossed $431.2 million domestically, putting it right after Marvel’s The Avengers in third place, and an estimated $574 million internationally for a whopping total of $1.005 billion as of today. Which makes it just superior to 2008′s The Dark Knight, which pulled in $1.003 billion worldwide. Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy has managed to earn a total of 2.38 billion worldwide so far.

[Update] The Dark Knight Rises has managed to earn a whopping $1.081 billion worldwide.

SOURCE: Box Office Mojo