Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert broke When a Stranger Calls' record ($21.6 million) for the highest Super Bowl weekend debut, and Borat's record ($26.4 million) for highest opening weekend for a film opening in less than 1,000 theaters.
Sex and the City broke Hitch's record ($43.1 million) for the highest weekend debut for a romantic comedy & broke The Village's record ($50.7 million) for highest weekend debut for a film featuring a female protagonist..
The Dark Knight's $18.5 million gross from midnight showings broke Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith's record ($16.9 million) for the highest midnight opening ever. Its $67.1 million gross on opening day broke Spider-Man 3's record ($59.8 million) for the highest single-day tally of all time. The Dark Knight also broke Spider-Man 3's records ($151.1 million) for the highest weekend debut of all time and for a superhero film as well as Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest's record ($135.6 million) for the highest weekend debut in July. The Dark Knight had the highest weekend debut of 2008. In second place Mamma Mia!'s $27.7 million broke Hairspray's record ($27.4 million) for the highest weekend debut for a Broadway adaptation.
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The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight broke Shrek 2's record ($72.1 million) for the highest second weekend gross of all time.
Twilight broke Van Helsing's record ($51.7 million) for the highest weekend debut for a vampire film & Sex and the City's record ($57.0 million) for highest weekend debut for a film featuring a female protagonist..