Robert Pattinson’s Box Office Hits, Because Batman’s Not His Only Superpower!
When you think of Robert Pattinson, the first thing that likely comes to mind is his role as the sparkly vampire Edward Cullen in the ‘Twilight’ series.
But did you know he’s also starred in several other big-budget films that have made a significant mark at the box office?
Let’s take a closer look at Robert Pattinson’s most financially successful films that have earned over $100 million at the box office.
“Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” (2005)
Long before he became known as Edward Cullen, Pattinson played the role of Hufflepuff hero Cedric Diggory in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.”
Even though Pattinson’s role was minor compared to the main cast, his charming performance left a lasting impression.
The fourth movie in the Harry Potter series grossed a whopping $897.1 million worldwide.
Adjusted for inflation, the figure is a jaw-dropping $1.18 billion today.
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In 2008, Robert Pattinson stepped into the shoes of the brooding vampire Edward Cullen in “Twilight”, a role that would change his career forever.
Despite its low budget and relative obscurity, the film struck a chord with teenage audiences around the globe.
The paranormal romance grossed $408.4 million worldwide, and when adjusted for inflation, the total comes to around $493 million.
“The Twilight Saga: New Moon” (2009)
Riding the wave of Twilight’s success, “New Moon” hit theaters a year later. The second film saw Pattinson reprising his role as Edward Cullen.
The film capitalized on the success of its predecessor and took the franchise to even greater heights.
“New Moon” earned $709.8 million at the global box office, which would be approximately $853 million today when adjusted for inflation.
Pattinson’s portrayal of Edward Cullen became even more popular with this film, deepening his impact on pop culture.
“The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” (2010)
“Eclipse,” the third installment of the Twilight saga, continued the franchise’s winning streak. It grossed a substantial $698.5 million at the worldwide box office.
Today, that figure would be approximately $825 million when adjusted for inflation.
“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1” (2011)
As the Twilight series approached its conclusion, fans flocked to theaters to catch the penultimate film.
“Breaking Dawn – Part 1” grossed $712.2 million worldwide, or about $800 million adjusted for inflation.
“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2” (2012)
The grand finale of the Twilight series, “Breaking Dawn – Part 2”, went out with a bang.
The film grossed $829.7 million worldwide.
That’s approximately $930 million today when adjusted for inflation.
“Water for Elephants” (2011)
Venturing out of the Twilight world, Pattinson took on a lead role in the romantic drama “Water for Elephants,” opposite Reese Witherspoon.
The film was a commercial success, earning $117.1 million worldwide.
Adjusted for inflation, that would be around $130 million today. While the film was a departure from Pattinson’s previous roles, it further showcased his versatility as an actor.
“The Batman” (2022)
While the DC Extended Universe may have had some missteps over the years, they certainly hit a homerun with the casting of Robert Pattinson as the newest Caped Crusader.
“The Batman,” directed by Matt Reeves, made a serious impression on fans and critics alike with its darker, more detective-focused take on the beloved superhero.
The film grossed a staggering $771 million worldwide.
“Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” (2007)
Robert Pattinson made a brief reappearance in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” in 2007, seen in a photograph as his character Cedric Diggory.
Although his screen time was limited, his presence was felt as it impacted the film’s protagonist, Harry Potter.
The film was a big hit, earning $942 million worldwide. After adjusting for inflation, this amount would be approximately $1.15 billion today.
“Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” (2009)
Although Robert Pattinson doesn’t physically appear in “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”, his character Cedric Diggory is referenced, and an image of him is shown.
This film grossed a massive $934.5 million at the box office, which would be about $1.11 billion today when adjusted for inflation