Weekend Box Office For February 20 – 22

#1 Tyler Perry’s Madea Goes to Jail from Lionsgate debuts at #1 this weekend earning $41 million in 2032 theaters. Budget for Madea is unknown.

#2 Coraline from Focus rises to #2 this weekend earning $11.4 million, bringing total earnings to $55.7 million. Coraline showed in 2155 theaters. Budget for Coraline is unknown.

#3 Taken from Fox holds at #3 this weekend earning $11.2 million, bringing earnings for Taken to $95 million, in 3102 theaters. Budget for Taken is unknown.

#4 He’s Just Not That Into You from Warner Bros. drops to #4 this weekend earning $8.5 million in 3050 theaters. Budget for Not That Into You is unknown.

#5 Slumdog Millionaire from Searchlight. climbs back into the top five this weekend earning $8.3 million. bring total earnings to $98 million. Slumdog showed in 2244 theaters, thats 610 more screens than last week. Budget for Slumdog was $15 million.

Rounding out the top 10 are:

#6 Friday the 13th Weekend Gross: $7,942,472, down 80% / Theaters: 3105 / Gross $55,119,663 / Budget: $19 million

#7 Paul Blart: Mall Cop Weekend Gross: $6,821,377, down 37% / Theaters: 2835, down 130 / Gross $121,200,930 / Budget: $26 million

#8 Confessions of a Shopaholic Weekend Gross: $6,742,778, down 55% / Theaters: 2507 / Gross $27,378,049 / Budget: unknown

#9 Fired Up Weekend Gross: $5,483,778 / Theaters: 1810 / Gross $5,483,778 / Budget: $20 million

#10 The International Weekend Gross: $4,463,916, down 52% / Theaters: 2364 / Gross $17,031,200 / Budget: $50 million

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

Sources:

Box Office Mojo

24. February 2009 by Edward
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