“The Dark Knight Rises” took the No. 1 spot at the box office for the third weekend in a row, beating out “Total Recall” and “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days.”
The third installment of director Christopher Nolan's Batman franchise earned an estimated $36.4 million, bringing total sales to $354.6 million, reports the L.A. Times. Meanwhile, “Total Recall” – the sci-fi remake starring Colin Farrell – opened soft at $26 million.
“Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days,” the third offering in the children's comedy franchise, launched with $14.7 million in ticket sales.