Weekend Box Office For January 30 – February 1

#1 Taken from Fox debuts at #1 this weekend earning $24.6 million in 3183 theaters. Budget for Taken is unknown.

#2 Paul Blart: Mall Cop drops to #2. Cop earned $14 million in 3206 theaters this weekend for a total of $83.3 million. Budget for Cop was $26 million.

#3 Uninvited from Dreamworks debuts at #3 this weekend earning $10.5 million in 2344 theaters. Budget for Uninvited is unknown.

#4 Hotel for Dogs from Dreamworks holds at #4 bringing $8.7 million in 3160 theaters for a total of $48.2 million. Budget is unknown.

#5 Grand Torino from Warner Bros. drops to #5 Torino earned $8.6 million, thats down 47%, for a total of $110.5 million. Torino showed in 3015 theaters, thats down 30 over last. Budget for Torino was $33 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.

Rounding out the top 10 are:

#6 Slumdog Millionaire Weekend Gross: $7,680,000, down 28% / Theaters: 1633, up 222 / Gross $67,244,000 / Budget: $15 million

#7 Underworld: Rise of the Lycans Weekend Gross: $7,200,000, down 65% / Theaters: 2942 / Gross $32,784,000 / Budget: $35 million

#8 New in Town Weekend Gross: $6,750,000 / Theaters: 1941 / Gross $6,750,000 / Budget: unknown

#9 My Bloody Valentine 3-D Weekend Gross: $4,260,000, down 57% / Theaters: 1406, down 1128 / Gross $44,608,000 / Budget: unknown

#10 Inkheart Weekend Gross: $3,700,000, down 51% / Theaters: 2,655 / Gross $12,792,000 / Budget: $60 million

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

Sources:

Box Office Mojo

02. February 2009 by Edward
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