Weekend Box Office Numbers For May 23-25

#1 Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull dominates the box office this weekend pulling in $101 million for the weekend, $126 million since it’s Thursday midnight opening. Crystal Skull showed in 4260 theaters. It’s production budget was roughly $185 million.

#2 The Chonicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian was pushed back to a distant second place earning $23,032,000 million in it’s second weekend, thats down roughly 58% from last weekend. Narnia showed in 3929 theaters and has so far grossed $91,077,000. It’s production budget was roughly $200 million.

#3 Iron Man moves to the #3 position taking in $20,147,000, down 36% from last weekend. Iron Man showed in 3915 theaters, this is down 239. Total gross sits at $252,314,000 for 4 weeks. Production budget was $140 million.

Rounding out the top ten are:

#4 What Happens In Vegas: Weekend Gross: $9,000,000 down 35% / Theaters: 3188, down 67 / Gross: $54,246,000 / Budget: $35 million

#5 Speed Racer: Weekend Gross: $4,000,000 down 50% / Theaters: 3112, down 494 / Gross: $36,213,000 / Budget: $120 million

#6 Made Of Honor: Weekend Gross: $3,400,000 down 27% / Theaters: 2393, down 423 / Gross: $39,061,000 / Budget: $40 million

#7 Baby Mama: Weekend Gross: $3,323,000 down 29% / Theaters: 2158, down 345 / Gross: $52,131,000 / Budget: $30 million

#8 Forgetting Sarah Marshall: Weekend Gross: $1,666,000 down 40% / Theaters: 1078, down 523 / Gross: $58,195,000 / Budget: $30 million

#9 Harold And Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay: Weekend Gross: $915,000 down 54% / Theaters: 750, down 653 / Gross: $35,908,000 / Budget: $12 million

#10 The Visitor: Weekend Gross: $781,000 up 16% / Theaters: 270, up 46 / Gross: $4,432,000 / Budget: unknown

A note on “Gross”: On average, studios will earn approximately 55 percent of the final gross.

Sources:

Box Office Mojo

IMDB Charts

26. May 2008 by Edward
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