June 18, 2012 at 12:22 PM ET
Sure, buying scalped tickets to the Super Bowl or World Series makes sense -- those are one-of-a-kind experiences with limited seating capacity.
But buying a scalped ticket to a movie, which will run numerous times a day, in hundreds of cities, for weeks on end? If you're willing to pay $100 or more for one of those, you clearly have more money than sense.
Yet scalpers are out there, trying to catch that rare movie fan with a bulging wallet who simply must get into the very first showing in their area of "The Dark Knight Rises."
Tickets to IMAX midnight showings of the upcoming Batman flick are being offered for more than $120 on ticket resale sites, ScreenCrush.com reports. And Movieline links to one hopeful Toronto seller as proof.
The Toronto seller even touts, "multiple seats will be side by side." Uh, OK, if the theater in question actually assigns specific seats, or if, like as most movie theaters, you just happen to pull up a seat next to your friend.
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