Weekend Box Office For October 24 – 26

#1 High School Musical 3: Senior Year from Buena Vista debuts at #1 this weekend bringing in $42 million. Musical showed in 3623 theaters and cost $11 million.

#2 Saw V from Lions Gate debuts at #2 this weekend bringing in $30.5 million. Saw showed in 3060 theaters and cost $10.8 million.

#3 Max Payne from Fox drops two spots to #3 this weekend bringing in $7.6 million bringing its total earnings to 29.6 million. Payne showed in 3381 theaters, up 5 over last. Budget is for Payne is $35 million.

#4 Beverly Hills Chihuahua from Disney drops to #4 this weekend bringing in $6.9 million, bringing its total earnings to $78 million. Chihuahua showed in 3190 theaters, down 49. Budget for Chihuahua is unknown.

Rounding out the top 10 are:

#5 Pride & Glory : Weekend Gross: $6,325,000 / Theaters: 2585 / Gross:$6,325,000 / Budget $30 million

#6 The Secret Life Of Bees: Weekend Gross: $5,935,000, down 43% / Theaters: 1630, up 39 / Gross:$19,208,000 / Budget $11 million

#7 W: Weekend Gross: $5,330,000, down 26% / Theaters: 2050, up 20 / Gross:$18,749,000 / Budget $25 million

#8 Eagle Eye : Weekend Gross: $5,136,000, down 26% / Theaters: 2558, down 768 / Gross:$87,987,000 / Budget $80 million

#9 Body Of Lies : Weekend Gross: $4,065,000, down 40% / Theaters: 2150, down 564 / Gross:$30,890,000 / Budget $70 million

#10 Quarantine : Weekend Gross: $2,550,000, down 58% / Theaters: 2228, down 235 / Gross:$28,770,000 / Budget $12 million

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

Sources:

Box Office Mojo

27. October 2008 by Edward
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