Weekend Box Office for July 3 – 5

#1 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs from Fox debuts at #1 this weekend bringing in $42.5 million in 4099 theaters. Budget for Ice Age was $90 million.

#1 Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen from Paramount/Dreamworks ties for the #1 spot this weekend earning $42.5 million in 4234 theaters. Budget for Revenge of the Fallen was $200 million.

#3 Public Enemies from Universal debuts at #3 this weekend bringing in $26.1 million in 3334 theaters. Budget for Enemies was $100 million.

#4 The Proposal from Buena Vista. drops again this weekend earning $12.7 million in 3099 theaters. Budget for The Proposal was $40 million.

#5 The Hangover from Warner Bros. drops to #5 this weekend earning $10.4 million in 3070 theaters bringing total earnings to $204.1 million. Budget for The Hangover was $35 million.

Rounding out the top 10 are:

#6 Up Weekend Gross: $6,579,000 down 49% / Theaters: 2656, down 831 / Gross $264,873,000 / Budget: $175 million

#7 My Sister’s Keeper Weekend Gross: $5,255,000 down 57% / Theaters: 2606 / Gross $25,964,000 / Budget: $30 million

#8 The Taking of Pelham 123 Weekend Gross: $2,500,000 down 54% / Theaters: 1908, down 1087 / Gross $58,471,000 / Budget: $100 million

#9 Year One Weekend Gross: $2,100,000 down 61% / Theaters: 2240, down 784 / Gross $38,088,000 / Budget: $60 million

#10 Night at the Museum: Battle for the Smithsonian Weekend Gross: $2,100,000 down 42% / Theaters: 1419, down 831 / Gross $167,763,000 / Budget: $150 million

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

Sources:

Box Office Mojo

06. July 2009 by Edward
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