Box office watchers have long taken inflation into consideration when factoring in how flicks from different eras stack up against one another at the box office, but it’s even more interesting when you look at how flicks compare in terms of raw numbers of tickets sold.
As regular users of super-site Box Office Mojo, we thought we’d found all the cool hidden tools to compare flicks in bizarre ways, but thanks to Twitter friend @BrianWCollins, we’ve learned something new today: the site allows users to not only compare financial data, but numbers of tickets sold too.
Collins discovered that The Dark Knight Rises is actually on pace to sell 10 million fewer tickets than Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman.
That seems staggering when you stop to think about it – given...
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