Weekend Box Office for May 29 – 31

#1 Up from Disney debuts at #1 this weekend earning $68.1 million in 3766 theaters. Budget for Up is unknown.

#2 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian from Fox drops to #2 this weekend earning $24.3 million in 4101 theaters. Budget for Museum was $150 million.

#3 Terminator Salvation from Fox drops to #3 this weekend earning $16.4 million in 3602 theaters. Budget for Salvation was $200 million.

#4 Drag Me to Hell from Sam Raimi and Universal debuts at #4 this weekend earning $15.8 million in 2508 theaters. Budget for Drag is unknown.

#5 Star Trek from Paramount drops to #5 this weekend earning $12.6 million in 3507 theaters. Total earnings for Trek is $209 million. Budget for Trek is unknown.

Rounding out the top 10 are:

#6 Angels & Demons Weekend Gross: $11,353,340 down 47% / Theaters: 3464, down 63 / Gross $104,913,439 / Budget: $150 million

#7 Dance Flick Weekend Gross: $4,743,636 down 55% / Theaters: 2459, up 9 / Gross $19,084,907 / Budget: $25 million

#8 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Weekend Gross: $3,873,377 down 52% / Theaters: 2263, down 920 / Gross $170,843,712 / Budget: $15o million

#9 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past Weekend Gross: $1,911,401 down 50% / Theaters: 1450, down 805 / Gross $50,021,779 / Budget: unknown

#10 Obsessed Weekend Gross: $657,001, down 66% / Theaters: 679, down 924 / Gross $67,500,481 / Budget: $20 million

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

Sources:

Box Office Mojo

02. June 2009 by Edward
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