Updated Memorial Day Weekend Box Office

The updated Memorial Day Box Office numbers are in and here’s where the industry stands:

#1 Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull pulled in $126 million for the weekend, $151 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 still in a distant second place earning $28,642,000 million in it’s second weekend, thats down roughly 48% from last weekend. Narnia showed in 3929 theaters and has so far grossed $96,687,000. It’s production budget was roughly $200 million.

#3 Iron Man still in the #3 position taking in $25,650,000, down 19% from last weekend. Iron Man showed in 3915 theaters, this is down 239. Total gross sits at $257,817,000 for 4 weeks. Production budget was $140 million.

Rounding out the top ten are:

#4 What Happens In Vegas Weekend Gross: $11,150,000 down 19% / Theaters: 3188, down 67 / Gross: $56,396,000 / Budget: $35 million

#5 Speed Racer Weekend Gross: $5,205,000 down 35% / Theaters: 3112, down 494 / Gross: $37,418,000/ Budget: $120 million

#6 Baby Mama Weekend Gross: $4,208,000 down 10% / Theaters: 2158, down 345 / Gross: $53,016,000 / Budget: $30 million

#7 Made Of Honor Weekend Gross: $4,200,000 down 10% / Theaters: 2393, down 423 / Gross: $39,861,000 / Budget: $40 million

#8 Forgetting Sarah Marshall Weekend Gross: $2,199,000 down 21% / Theaters: 1078, down 523 / Gross: $58,728,000 / Budget: $30 million

#9 Harold And Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay Weekend Gross: $1,200,000 down 39% / Theaters: 750, down 653 / Gross: $36,193,000 / Budget: $12 million

#10 The Visitor Weekend Gross: $917,000 up 36% / Theaters: 270, up 46 / Gross: $4,568,000 / Budget: unknown

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

 

Sources:

Box Office Mojo

IMDB Charts

27. May 2008 by Edward
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