Weekend Box Office for January 23 – 25

#1 Paul Blart: Mall Cop from Sony holds the #1 spot for a second weekend. Cop earned $21.5 million in 3144 theaters this weekend. Budget for Cop was $26 million.

#2 Underworld: Rise of the Lycans from Screen Gems debuts at #2 this weekend earning $20.7 million in 2942 theaters. Budget for Lycans was $35 million.

#3 Grand Torino from Warner Bros. drops to #3 Torino earned $16 million, thats down 27%, for a total of $97 million. Torino showed in 3045 theaters, thats up 73 over last. Budget for Torino was $33 million.

#4 Hotel for Dogs from Dreamworks climbs to #4 bringing $12.3 million in 3271 theaters. Budget is unknown.

#5 Slumdog Millionaire from Fox Searchlight climbs from #10 last week to #5 this week. Millionaire earned $10.5 million, thats up 80% over last, for a total of $55.9 million. Millionaire showed in 1411 theaters, thats up more than 800 over last. Budget for Millionaire was $15 million.

Rounding out the top 10 are:

#6 My Bloody Valentine 3-D Weekend Gross: $10,050,000, down 52% / Theaters: 2534, up 2 / Gross $37,725,000 / Budget: unknown

#7 Inkheart Weekend Gross: $7,725,000 / Theaters: 2,655 / Gross $7,725,000 / Budget: unknown

#8 Bride Wars Weekend Gross: $7,000,000, down 39% / Theaters: 2621, down 607 / Gross $48,702,000 / Budget: $30 million

#9 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Weekend Gross: $6,000,000, up 7% / Theaters: 2623, up 40 / Gross $111,044,000 / Budget: $150 million

#10 Notorious Weekend Gross: $5,700,000, down 72% / Theaters: 1641, up 3 / Gross $31,795,000 / Budget: $21 million

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

Sources:

Box Office Mojo

26. January 2009 by Edward
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