Weekend Box Office for October 2-4

#1 Zombieland from Sony debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $25 million in 3036 theaters. Budget was $23.6 million.

#2 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs from Sony drops from #1 to #2 with a weekend gross of $16.7 million (-33.3%) in 2977 theaters (-142). Total gross to date is $82.3 million. Budget was $100 million.

#3 Toy Story / Toy Story 2 in 3D from Buena Vista debuts at #3 with an opening weekend gross of $12.5 million in 1745 theaters. Budget is unknown.

#4 The Invention of Lying from Warner Brothers debuts at #4 with an opening weekend gross of $7.3 million in 1707 theaters. Budget was $18.5 million.

#5 Surrogates from Buena Vista drops from #2 to #5 with a weekend gross of $7.3 million (-50.7%) in 2951 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $26.3 million. Budget was $80 million.

Rounding out the top 10 are:

#6 Whip It debuts at #6 with an opening weekend gross of $4.8 million in 1720 theaters. Budget was $15 million.

#7 Capitalism: A Love Story jumps from #31 to #7 with a weekend gross of $4.8 million (+1,990.8%) in 962 theaters (+958). Total gross to date is $5.2 million. Budget is unknown.

#8 Fame drops from #3 to #8 with a weekend gross of $4.7 million (-52.5%) in 3133 theaters (+37). Total gross to date is $16.6 million. Budget was $18 million

#9 The Informant! drops from #4 to #9 with a weekend gross of $3.8 million (-42.6%) in 2425 theaters (-80). Total gross to date is $26.5 million. Budget was $22 million.

#10 Love Happens drops from #7 to #10 with a weekend gross of $2.7 million (-35.5%) in 1922 theaters (+24). Total gross to date is $18.9 million. Budget was $18 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $94.5 million (+13.8%).

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

Sources:

Box Office Mojo

05. October 2009 by Andrew
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