Weekend Box Office For July 31 – August 2

#1 Funny People from Universal debuts at #1 this weekend bringing in $23.4 million in 3008 theaters. Budget for Funny was $75 million.

#2 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince from Warner Bros. holds at #2 this weekend bringing in $17.7 million in 4393 theaters. Budget for Half-Blood Prince was $250 million.

#3 G-Force from Disney drops to #2 this weekend bringing in $17 million in 3697 theaters. Budget for G-Force is unknown.

#4 The Ugly Truth from Sony drops to #4 this weekend earning $13 million in 2882 theaters. Budget for Truth was $38 million.

#5 Aliens in the Attic from Fox. debuts at #5 this weekend earning $7.8 million in 3300 theaters. Budget for Aliens was $45 million.

Rounding out the top 10 are:

#6 The Orphan Weekend Gross: $7,250,000 down 43% / Theaters: 2750 / Gross $26,791,000 / Budget: unknown

#7 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Weekend Gross: $5,300,000 down 37% / Theaters: 2757, down 543 / Gross $181,843,000 / Budget: $90 million

#8 The Hangover Weekend Gross: $5,080,000 down 21% / Theaters: 2071, down 214 / Gross $255,776,000 / Budget: $35 million

#9 The Proposal Weekend Gross: $4,848,000 down 24% / Theaters: 2435, down 344 / Gross $148,882,000 / Budget: $40 million

#10 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Weekend Gross: $4,600,000 down 43% / Theaters: 2626 down 611 / Gross $388,101,000 / Budget: $200 million

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

Sources:

Box Office Mojo

03. August 2009 by Edward
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