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Domestic Total Gross: $60,355,347
Distributor: Focus FeaturesRelease Date: September 12, 2008
Genre: ComedyRuntime: 1 hrs. 37 min.
MPAA Rating: RProduction Budget: $37 million


View: BY COUNTRY | BY WEEKEND

2008
Weekend
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Weekend
Gross
Territories
Tracked*
Sept. 12–14 n/a 1
Sept. 19–21 $3,082,428 3
Sept. 26–28 $2,220,552 6
Oct. 3–5 $7,125,501 14
Oct. 10–12 $7,166,587 19
Oct. 17–19 $10,228,893 24
Oct. 24–26 $8,422,261 26
Oct. 31–Nov. 2 $5,976,532 28
Nov. 7–9 $3,856,325 27
Nov. 14–16 $2,710,725 28
Nov. 21–23 $1,562,830 27
Nov. 28–30 $1,646,980 28
Dec. 5–7 $988,625 27
Dec. 12–14 $4,113,158 31
Dec. 19–21 $2,796,494 28
Dec. 26–28 $2,144,759 23

2009
Weekend
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Weekend
Gross
Territories
Tracked*
Jan. 2–4 $1,939,186 22
Jan. 9–11 $1,219,203 28
Jan. 16–18 $826,103 30
Jan. 23–25 $455,514 21
Jan. 30–Feb. 1 $354,940 17
Feb. 6–8 $156,375 13
Feb. 13–15 $92,683 13
Feb. 20–22 $62,344 12
Feb. 27–Mar. 1 $30,284 10
Mar. 6–8 $18,860 8
Mar. 13–15 $192 4
Mar. 20–22 $33,783 5
Mar. 27–29 $145,277 6
Apr. 3–5 $29,989 6
Apr. 10–12 $7,097 5
Apr. 17–19 $1,188 3
Apr. 24–26 $1,107,552 4
May 1–3 $656,625 5
May 8–10 $340,596 2
May 15–17 $174,465 2
Sept. 4–6 $3,608 2

* Territories Tracked is the number of territories with reported box office results and does not necessarily represent all countries a movie may have played in. As a result, individual coutnries breakdowns may not add up to the total Overseas Total gross.
JANUARY 30–FEBRUARY 1, 2009
Note: The number of days and dates in a weekend may vary by country.
The above dates reflect the standard Fri–Sun weekend.


Country
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RankDays in
Wknd
Weekend
Gross
%
Change
Screens/
Theaters
Change / Avg.Gross-to-DateWeek #
FOREIGN TOTAL 80 3 $354,940 -22.1% 20 +1 $17,747 $94,051,169 20
France 24 5 $98,055 -46.7% 131 -66 $749 $11,356,368 8
Czech Republic 6 4 $48,507 -40.0% 25 +1 $1,940 $280,190 3
Belgium 13 5 $45,725 -26.4% 22 -10 $2,078 $1,582,797 8
Australia 26 4 $28,323 +868.0% 6 -7 $4,721 $6,566,638 16
South Africa (Entire Region) 11 3 $22,589 -26.5% 22 - $1,027 $233,134 4
Switzerland 21 4 $20,093 -35.9% 15 -1 $1,340 $2,986,509 20
Brazil 22 3 $11,784 +100.4% 23 +7 $512 $2,054,384 10
Chile 15 4 $7,440 -37.2% 3 -1 $2,480 $127,840 4
Netherlands 25 4 $5,629 - 5 - $1,126 $1,820,048 14
Finland 23 3 $4,332 -28.6% 5 -2 $866 $489,850 11
Spain 50 3 $3,394 -51.2% 2 - $1,697 $9,893,000 17
Venezuela 21 3 $3,209 -78.7% 6 -9 $535 $366,882 4
Slovenia 15 3 $1,375 -33.6% 8 - $172 $80,086 9
Uruguay 17 3 $998 +25.9% 1 - $998 $55,571 8
Argentina 44 4 $149 -14.4% 1 - $149 $841,657 15