Robert Pattinson’s the batter makes a lot of money in its opening box office weekend.
After years of anticipation, Matt Reeves’ the batter finally in the cinema this weekend. The film, starring Robert Pattinson as the titular Caped Crusader, grossed an estimated $128.5 million at the domestic box office on its opening weekend.
This impressive display of the batter places it as the second-biggest opening weekend for a movie since 2019 amid the pandemic, right behind Spider-Man: No Way Home. Some analysts predict the film could reach about $130 million in its final opening weekend.
Among other things, the batter hit a few other box office milestones. Some of those include the biggest opening weekend of 2022 to date, the first Warner Bros. film to break the $100 million mark on its opening weekend since 2017. It, and the biggest opening for the studio since 2016 suicide squad.
With mostly positive reviews from both critics and audiences, along with minimal competition at the box office for much of March, the box office outlook for Robert Pattinson’s the batter are quite bright – a nice contrast to the darkness that is this vision of Gotham City. The numbers are also quite impressive considering its 176-minute film length, which makes for fewer showings in theaters compared to shorter-length films, and it’s also significantly darker than four-quadrant-appeal films, such as Spider-Man: No Way Home, attracting a more family-friendly demographic.
Here is the synopsis for Robert Pattinson’s The batter:
Sneaking through the streets for two years as Batman (Robert Pattinson), terrifying the hearts of criminals, has brought Bruce Wayne deep into the shadows of Gotham City. With only a few trusted allies—Alfred Pennyworth (Andy Serkis), Lieutenant James Gordon (Jeffrey Wright)—in the town’s corrupt network of officials and high-profile figures, the lone vigilante has established itself as the only embodiment of revenge among its fellow citizens. .
When a killer attacks Gotham’s elite with a series of sadistic machinations, a trail of cryptic clues sends the world’s greatest detective on an investigation into the underworld, where he encounters characters such as Selina Kyle/aka Catwoman (Zoë Kravitz), Oswald Cobblepot/ aka the Penguin (Colin Farrell), Carmine Falcone (John Turturro) and Edward Nashton/aka the Riddler (Paul Dano). As the evidence grows closer to home and the scale of the perpetrator’s plans becomes clear, Batman must renew relationships, expose the perpetrator and bring justice for the abuses of power and corruption that have long plagued Gotham City.
directed by Matt Reeves, the batter stars Robert Pattinson as the titular hero, Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as the Riddler, Jeffrey Wright as James Gordon, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone, Peter Sarsgaard as Gil Colson, Jayme Lawson as Bella Reál, with Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth, and Colin Farrell as the penguin.
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