Batman: The Killing Joke aired on thousand of screens all across America last night and the animated feature made an impressive $3.1 million at the box office. This is an impressive number considering many live-action features open to this on typical Thursday night showings.
The demand of The Killing Joke was popular that a second night was added for showings and additional showtimes.
Meanwhile, the movie will be released on Blu-Ray and DVD August 2. You can buy your tickets for those screenings here. Are you looking forward to seeing The Killing Joke in theaters? Comment below and let us know if you will be attending the screening!
Based on the acclaimed DC graphic novel of the same name, Batman: The Killing Joke takes a journey into the dark psyche of the Clown Prince of Crime – from his humble beginnings as a struggling comedian to his fateful encounter with Batman that changes both of their lives forever. Years later, and now escaped from Arkham Asylum, The Joker devises a plan to prove that one bad day can make anyone as insane as he is – setting his sights on Commissioner Gordon. It’s up to the Dark Knight to put a stop to The Joker’s latest scheme and save one of Gotham City’s finest. Following a gripping prologue introducing Barbara Gordon’s heroic adventures alongside Batman as Batgirl, Batman: The Killing Joke stays true to the authentic tale that has held fans’ imaginations for nearly three decades – spotlighting the birth of a Super-Villain, the fortitude of a Super Hero and the punchline that will leave you speechless.
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