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Discuss: Will You See The Dark Knight Again in Theaters?

Currently the explanation is that Warner Bros. is re-releasing The Dark Knight in January, at the height of awards season, in order to be fresh in the minds of Academy voters and possibly bring home some hardware on Oscar night. According to what one studio insider told many of the trades yesterday, “It’s just a matter of bringing it back as a reminder for people.”

The unofficial reason for bringing it back is because it is a film that made $513 million dollars domestically and $440 million internationally, and even though its DVD release is set for December, the folks at Warner Bros. are probably counting on Oscar buzz to generate ticket sales, ticket sales that could help bring The Dark Knight closer to Titanic’s $600 million dollar top spot on the all-time box-office chart.

According to a statement from WB domestic distribution president Dan Fellman, talks are ongoing between the studio and IMAX executives about the prospect of restoring the film to the bigger big screen in January, but it remains unclear as to whether it will hit regular screens as well.

The only question that remains is for the fans: Will you go see The Dark Knight again in theaters?

Neil Miller is the Founder and Publisher of Film School Rejects. For almost a decade, he has been talking movies on television, the radio, and the Internet.

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