Weekend Box Office For November 21 – 23

#1 Twilight from Summit dominates the weekend bringing in $70.5 million. Twilight showed in 3419 theaters. Budget was $37 million.

#2 Quantum of Solace from Sony drops to #2 this weekend bringing in $27.4 million, down 59%, bringing its two week total to $109.4 million. Solace showed in 3481 theaters, thats up 7. Budget was $200 million.

#3 Bolt from Disney opens at #3 this weekend bringing in $27 million. Bolt showed in 3651 theaters. Budget is unknown.

#4 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa from Dreamworks drops to #4 this weekend bringing in $16 million, down 54%, earning a total of $137 million. Madagascar showed in 4007 theaters, down 58. Budget was $150 million.

#5 Role Models from Universal drops to #5 this weekend bringing in $7.2 million, down 35%, earning a total of $48 million. Models showed in 2733 theaters, down 65. Role Models cost $28 million.

Rounding out the top 10 are:

#6 Changeling : Weekend Gross: $2,643,000, down 37% / Theaters: 1739, down 157 / Gross:$31,613,000 / Budget $55 million

#7 High School Musical 3: Senior Year : Weekend Gross: $2,006,000, down 64% / Theaters: 2361, down 841 / Gross:$86,821,000 / Budget $11 million

#8 Zack and Miri Make a Porno : Weekend Gross: $1,700,000, down 46% / Theaters: 1220, down 990 / Gross:$29,350,000 / Budget $24 million

#9 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas : Weekend Gross: $1,673,000 / Theaters: 406 / Gross:$2,653,000 / Budget unknown

#10 The Secret Life Of Bees: Weekend Gross: $1,275,000, down 45% / Theaters: 1095, down 354 / Gross:$35,649,000 / Budget $11 million

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

Sources:

Box Office Mojo

24. November 2008 by Edward
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