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6. "The Dark Knight Rises"
Opening day: July 20, 2012
Biggest stars: Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Tom Hardy, Joseph Gordon Levitt
Opening weekend: $160.8 million
Overall U.S. box office: $448.1 million
Global box office: $1.08 billion
Lowdown: Opened in the second most theaters ever after "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" and barely beat the first weekend gross of its predecessor, "The Dark Knight."