Sandra Bullock's sports movie THE BLIND SIDE has become the first film with a female lead to surpass the $200 million (£125 million) mark at the U.S. box office. Ticket sales for the comedy/drama have now reached over $208.5 million (£130 million), crushing the $125 million (£78 million) record set by Julia Roberts' Oscar-winning 2000 picture Erin Brockovich.