Tuesday, November 11, 2008

"Madagascar" hits the Top Spot

LOS ANGELES – "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" created a box-office stampede as the animated comedy about zoo animals in the wild took in $63.1 million over opening weekend.

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Media By Numbers LLC:

1. "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa," Paramount, $63,106,589, 4,056 locations, $15,559 average, $63,106,589, one week.

2. "Role Models," Universal, $19,167,085, 2,792 locations, $6,865 average, $19,167,085, one week.

3. "High School Musical 3: Senior Year," Disney, $9,159,523, 3,464 locations, $2,644 average, $75,573,993, three weeks.

4. "Changeling," Universal, $7,252,940, 1,855 locations, $3,910 average, $20,559,497, three weeks.

5. "Zack and Miri Make a Porno," Weinstein Co., $6,274,530, 2,735 locations, $2,294 average, $20,686,907, two weeks.

6. "Soul Men," MGM, $5,401,615, 2,044 locations, $2,643 average, $5,401,615, one week.

7. "Saw V," Lionsgate, $4,067,071, 2,829 locations, $1,438 average, $52,187,337, three weeks.

8. "The Haunting of Molly Hartley," Freestyle Releasing, $3,318,694, 2,576 locations, $1,288 average, $10,063,348, two weeks.

9. "The Secret Life of Bees," Fox Searchlight, $3,089,467, 1,481 locations, $2,086 average, $29,902,363, four weeks.

10. "Eagle Eye," Paramount, $2,541,602, 1,407 locations, $1,806 average, $96,348,829, seven weeks.

11. "Beverly Hills Chihuahua," Disney, $2,518,049, 2,359 locations, $1,067 average, $88,258,841, six weeks.

12. "Max Payne," Fox, $1,789,136, 1,476 locations, $1,212 average, $38,653,498, four weeks.

13. "Fireproof," Samuel Goldwyn, $1,585,555, 872 locations, $1,818 average, $28,327,659, seven weeks.

14. "Body of Lies," Warner Bros., $1,537,219, 850 locations, $1,808 average, $36,950,974, five weeks.

15. "Rachel Getting Married," Sony Pictures Classics, $1,505,507, 391 locations, $3,850 average, $5,415,820, six weeks.

16. "Pride and Glory," Warner Bros., $1,293,389, 1,340 locations, $965 average, $14,381,710, three weeks.

17. "W.," Lionsgate, $1,120,600 , 839 locations, $1,336 average, $24,231,628, four weeks.

18. "RocknRolla," Warner Bros., $1,047,334, 526 locations, $1,991 average, $4,373,979, five weeks.

19. "Appaloosa," Warner Bros., $668,415, 735 locations, $909 average, $18,658,697, eight weeks.

20. "Religulous," Lionsgate, $423,273, 274 locations, $1,545 average, $12,125,806, six weeks.

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2 comments:

Josh of Arabia said...

wow, kumpleto ang tally ah..sipag naman.

kmsta na blogmate..fave namin yang madagascar :)

claire said...

thanks for this detailed info.. my kids are gonna watch this film this weekend...