Thanksgiving Weekend Box Office For November 26 – 30

#1 Four Christmases from Warner Bros. debuts at #1 bringing in $46.7 million. Christmases showed in 3310 theaters. Budget was $80 million.

#2 Twilight drops to #2 bringing in $39.5 million, down 43%, bringing total earnings to $119.6 million. Twilight showed in 3425 theaters, up 6. Budget was $37 million.

#3 Bolt holds at #3 this weekend bringing in $36 million, thats up 37% over last bringing total earnings to $66.8 million. Bolt showed in 3654 theaters, up 3. Budget is unknown.

#4 Quantum of Solace drops to #4 this weekend bringing in $28.1 million, up 5%, bringing its total to $142 million. Solace showed in 3501 theaters, thats up 43. Budget was $200 million.

#5 Australia from Summit opens at #2 bringing in $20 million. Australia showed in 2642 theaters. Budget was $130 million.

Rounding out the top 10 are:

#6 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa : Weekend Gross: $19,599,584, up 25% / Theaters: 3709, down 298 / Gross: $159,511,000 / Budget $150 million

#7 Transporter 3 : Weekend Gross: $18,500,000, / Theaters: 2626, / Gross:$18,500,000 / Budget unknown

#8 Role Models : Weekend Gross: $7,808,660, up 6% / Theaters: 2195, down 538 / Gross:$57,896,000 / Budget $28 million

#9 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas : Weekend Gross: $2,189,745, up 32% / Theaters: 582, up 176 / Gross: $5,160,000 / Budget unknown

#10 Milk : Weekend Gross: $1,866,000 / Theaters: 36 / Gross: $1,866,000 / Budget unknown

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

Sources:

Box Office Mojo

01. December 2008 by Edward
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