Weekend Box Office For September 19 – 21

#1 Lakeview Terrace from Screen Gems takes #1 this weekend bringing in $15.6 million. Terrace showed in 2464 theaters and cost $20 million to make.

#2 Burn After Reading from Focus drops to #2 taking in $11.2 million, down 41%, in 2657 theaters, up 6 over last. Burn has grossed $36,401,000 and cost $37 million.

#3 My Best Friend’s Girl from Lionsgate comes in at #3 this weekend bringing in $8,3 million. Girl showed in 2604 theaters and cost $20 million to make.

#4 Igor from MGM debuts at #4 this weekend bringing in $8 million for the weekend. Igor showed in 2339 theaters, and cost roughly $30 million.

Rounding out the top 10 are:

#5 Righteous Kill: Weekend Gross: $7,700,000, down 52% / Theaters: 3152 / Gross:$28,810,000 / Budget $60 million

#6 Tyler Perry’s The Family That Preys: Weekend Gross: $7,500,000, down 56% / Theaters: 2070 / Gross: $28,356,000 / Budget: Unknown

#7 The Women: Weekend Gross: $5,306,000, down 45% / Theaters: 2995, up 33 / Gross: $19,209,000 / Budget $16 million

#8 Ghost Town: Weekend Gross: $5,171,000 / Theaters 1505 / Gross: $5,171,000 / Budget $20 million

#9 The Dark Knight: Weekend Gross: $2,950,000, down 28% / Theaters: 1905, down 286 / Gross: $521,925,000 / Budget: $185 million

#10 The House Bunny: Weekend Gross: $2,800,000, down 32% / Theaters: 2,675, down 88 / Gross: $45,724,000 / Budget $25 million

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

22. September 2008 by Edward
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