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Weekend Box Office for July 24 – 26

ByEdward

Jul 27, 2009

#1 G-Force from Disney debuts at #1 this weekend bringing in $32.1 million in 3697 theaters. Budget for G-Force is unknown.

#2 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince from Warner Bros. drops to #2 this weekend bringing in $30 million in 4325 theaters. Budget for Half-Blood Prince was $250 million.

#3 The Ugly Truth from Sony debuts at #3 this weekend earning $27 million in 2882 theaters. Budget for Truth was $38 million.

#4 The Orphan from Warner Bros. debuts at #4 this weekend earning $12.7 million in 2750 theaters. Budget for Orphan is unknown.

#5 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs from Fox. drops to #5 this weekend earning $8 million in 3300 theaters. Budget for Ice Age was $90 million.

Rounding out the top 10 are:

#6 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Weekend Gross: $8,000,000 down 41% / Theaters: 3237 down 620 / Gross $379,090,000 / Budget: $250 million

#7 The Hangover Weekend Gross: $6,465,000 down 20% / Theaters: 2285, down 382 / Gross $222,442,000 / Budget: $35 million

#8 The Proposal Weekend Gross: $6,423,000 down 22% / Theaters: 2779, down 264 / Gross $140,086,000 / Budget: $40 million

#9 Public Enemies Weekend Gross: $4,170,000 down 46% / Theaters: 2291 down 827 / Gross $88,096,000 / Budget: $100 million

#10 Bruno Weekend Gross: $2,719,000 down 67% / Theaters: 1895, down 864 / Gross $56,516,000 / Budget: unknown

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

Sources:

Box Office Mojo

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