Intro: Director Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, “TDKR” nab top sales on Amazon for DVD, Blu-Ray, downloads during the Christmas season.
For a movie that has seen its final production days, “TDKR” is getting plenty of second act action, and for that matter so is the whole “Dark Knight” trilogy by director Christopher Nolan. Home Media Magazine reported on Dec. 27, 2012 that the Batman movies topped Amazon’s best sellers list not only in disc sales but also on Amazon Instant Video.
- Watch the video at the top of the screen to learn more about the Oscar buzz that “TDKR” movie is getting.
- Click on the links below to read more articles about the Dark Knight.
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Director Christopher Nolan Won’t Add Anymore movies to his Batman Trilogy
In recent interviews, “Dark Knight Rises” director Christopher Nolan has been adamant about not reprising his version of the Batman universe. “TDKR” was intended to be the last in the series. Besides bringing to life a hugely popular character like Bruce Wayne/ Batman the director’s “radical” ending has left some speculating that he would indeed pick up the Dark Knight story, most notably with actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, although that actor’s reps denied that.
“TDKR” DVD, Blu-Ray Sales Going Strong and So are the Pirated Downloads of “The Dark Knight Rises”
At the moment, “The Dark Knight Rises” movie also has the maybe not so flattering distinction of being one of this week’s top 10 most pirated movies, giving it extra play on both ends of the pay spectrum.
Besides “TDKR”, Strong DVD, Blu-Ray, Download Sales for “The Lorax,” “Brave”
Also topping Amazon’s movie sales was the animated movie “Brave” on instant downloads and Dr. Seuss’s “The Lorax” in disc sales. The online company had over 26.5 million items purchased during the height of the holiday shopping season from Nov. 26, 2012 to Christmas Day. Christmas Day 2012 also counted as the biggest day in Amazon’s history for downloads. The company reported that over 23 million games, books, apps, songs, movies, and TV shows were downloaded.
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