Weekend Box Office For May 8 – 10

#1 Star Trek from Paramount makes a strong start in the box office this weekend earning $72.5 million in 3849 theaters. Budget for Trek is unknown.

#2 X-Men Origins: Wolverine from Fox holds on to a solid #2 this weekend earning $27 million in 4102 theaters. Budget for Wolverine was $150 million.

#3 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past from Warner Bros. slips to #3 this weekend earning $10.4 million in 3175 theaters bringing total earnings to $30.2 million. Budget for Ghosts is unknown.

#4 Obsessed from Screen Gems drops to #4 this weekend earning $6.6 million, bringing its total to $56 million in 2602 theaters. Budget for Obsessed was $20 million.

#5 17 Again from Warner Bros drops to #5 earning $4.4 million for a total of $54.1 million. 17 showed in 2903 theaters. Budget for 17 is unknown.

Rounding out the top 10 are:

#6 Next Day Air Weekend Gross: $4,000,000 / Theaters: 1138 / Gross $4,000,000 / Budget: unknown

#7 The Soloist Weekend Gross: $3,605,000 down 36% / Theaters: 2090, up 57 / Gross $23,501,000 / Budget: unknown

#8 Monsters Vs. Aliens Weekend Gross: $3,379,000, down 41% / Theaters: 2,185, down 441 / Gross $186,892,000 / Budget: $175 million

#9 Earth Weekend Gross: $2,488,000, down 42% / Theaters: 1794, down 10 / Gross $26,086,000 / Budget: unknown

#10 Hannah Montana The Movie Weekend Gross: $2,414,000, down 42% / Theaters: 2301, down 518 / Gross $74,083,000 / Budget: unknown

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

Sources:

Box Office Mojo

11. May 2009 by Edward
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