The Batman scores 2nd-biggest opening weekend since the pandemic began

The Batman
(Image credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)

Robert Pattinson's Batman is the hero DC — and the 2022 box office — needed.

The Batman, the first solo movie about the titular hero in a decade, grossed $128.5 million at the domestic box office this weekend. That's the second biggest opening for any film since the COVID-19 pandemic began behind Spider-Man: No Way Home's $260 million.

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