Weekend Box Office for September 18-20

#1 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs from Sony debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $30.1 million in 3119 theaters. Budget was $100 million.

#2 The Informant! from Warner Brothers debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $10.5 million in 2505 theaters. Budget was $22 million.

#3 Tyler Perry’s I Can Do Bad All By Myself from Lionsgate Films drops from #1 to #3 with a weekend gross of $10 million (-57.1%) in 2255 theaters (unchanged). Total gross to date is $37.9 million. Budget is unknown.

#4 Love Happens from Universal debuts at #4 with an opening weekend gross of $8.4 million in 1898 theaters. Budget was $18 million.

#5 Jennifer’s Body from Fox debuts at #5 with an opening weekend gross of $6.8 million in 2702 theaters. Budget was $16 million.

Rounding out the top 10 are:

#6 9 drops from #2 to #6 with a weekend gross of $5.4 million (-49.2%) in 2060 (+399) theaters. Total gross to date is $22.7 million. Budget was $30 million.

#7 Inglourious Basterds, in it’s fifth week, drops from #3 to #7 with a weekend gross of $3.6 million (-41.3%) million in 2519 theaters (-696). Total gross to date is $109.9 million. Budget was $70 million.

#8 All About Steve drops from #4 to #8 with a weekend gross of $3.4 million (-39.7%) in 2159 theaters (-106). Total gross to date is $26.6 million. Budget is unknown.

#9 Sorority Row drops from #6 to #9 with a weekend gross of $2.4 million (-50.8%) in 2591 theaters (-74). Total gross to date is $8.8 million. Budget was $12.5 million.

#10 The Final Destination drops from #5 to #10 with a weekend gross of $2.3 million (-57%) in 1805 theaters (-927). Total gross to date is $62.3 million. Budget was $40 million.

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

Sources:

Box Office Mojo

21. September 2009 by Andrew
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