The final installment of director Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy will arrive on Blu-ray and DVD just in time for the holidays.
Total Recall takes second place with $26 million, followed by Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days at $14.7 million.
Do the likes of Total Recall or Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days have what it takes to take down the Batman finale?
Director Christopher Nolan's Batman finale took in $8.7 million yesterday, bringing its domestic total to $304 million.
Ice Age: Continental Drift is in 2nd with $13.3 million, The Watch takes third place with $13 million, while Step Up: Revolution finished fourth with $11.8 million.
Two detailed illustrations show us exactly how much it would cost to keep up the lavish lifestyles of these superhero characters.
Fans can download the song "Aurora" and donate to help victims of the tragic Colorado shooting last week.
Or will new releases The Watch and Step Up Revolution pull off an incomprehensible box office upset?
The director wrote a foreword to The Art and Making of The Dark Knight Trilogy book, which was released the same day the movie premiered.
Christopher Nolan's Batman finale falls well short of Marvel's The Avengers' three-day record of $207.4 million.
The actress would love to see another adventure featuring her character, but only if Christopher Nolan is at the helm.
The filmmaker expresses his 'profound sorrow' regarding the Aurora, Colorado shooting spree that resulted in 12 dead.
The midnight screening tally has also been confirmed at a record-breaking $30.6 million.
A masked gunman, now in custody, entered an Aurora, Colorado theater just after 12:30 AM, armed with a rifle, handgun, and tear gas.
New York City theaters will also have increased police presence to prevent any copycat attacks in the wake of the Colorado tragedy last night.
Or will Marvel's The Avengers' three-day record of $207.4 million hold up against this Batman finale?
Christopher Nolan's Batman finale shatters the superhero midnight record of $18.7 million, held by Marvel's The Avengers.
Director Christopher Nolan's final Batman adventure represents 91% of Thursday's ticket sales, in advance of tomorrow's big opening day.
An epic 6-minute look at Christopher Nolan's trilogy offers new footage on the eve of this final sequel's release.