Box office: 'Dark Knight Rises' flies past 'Total Recall' on Friday

dark-knight-rises-pics-christian-bale-anne-hathaway-dark-knight-rises.jpg Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises" is on track for a three-peat at the box office this weekend with estimates that it'll pull in $36 million, adding to the film's $354 million in North America and $570 million worldwide.

Meanwhile, "Total Recall," Sony's remake of the 1990 Arnold Schwarzenegger flick, nabbed $9.2 million on its first day in theaters. Colin Farrell fills Schwarzenegger's hefty shoes in the sci-fi film, which is playing in 3,601 theaters.

Rounding out the top five movies so far this weekend are Fox's just-opened "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days," which raked in $6 million for Friday and is estimated to make $17 million for the weekend; "Ice Age: Continental Drift," which brought in about $8 million; and "The Watch," earning $6 million.

[Source: The Wrap
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