Weekend Box Office for September 25-27

#1 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs from Sony continues to hold the #1 spot with a weekend gross of $24.6 million (-18.8%) in 3119 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $60 million. Budget was $100 million.

#2 Surrogates from Buena Vista debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $15 million in 2951 theaters. Budget was $80 million.

#3 Fame from MGM debuts at #3 with an opening weekend gross of $10 million in 3096 theaters. Budget was $18 million.

#4 The Informant! from Warner Brothers drops from #2 to #4 with a weekend gross of $6.9 million (-33.9%) in 2505 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $20.9 million. Budget was $22 million.

#5 Tyler Perry’s I Can Do bad All By Myself from Lionsgate Films drops from #3 to #5 with a weekend gross of $4.7 million (-51.9%) in 2120 theaters (-135). Total gross to date is $44.5 million. Budget is unknown.

Rounding out the top 10 are:

#6 Pandorum debuts at #6 with an opening weekend gross of $4.4 million in 2506 theaters. Budget was $40 million.

#7 Love Happens drops from #4 to #7 with a weekend gross of $4.3 million (-46.3%) in 1898 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $14.7 million. Budget was $18 million.

#8 Jennifer’s Body drops from #5 to #8 with a weekend gross of $3.5 million (-49%) in 2738 theaters (+36). Total gross to date is $12.3 million. Budget was $16 million

#9 9 drops from #6 to #9 with a weekend gross of $2.8 million (-49.1%) in 2025 theaters (-35). Total gross to date is $27.1 million. Budget was $30 million.

#10 Inglourious Basterds drops from #7 to #10 with a weekend gross of $2.7 million (-28.7%) in 1960 theaters (-559). Total gross to date is $114.4 million. Budget was $70 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend is $82.7 million (-5.2%).

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

Sources:

Box Office Mojo

28. September 2009 by Andrew
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