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Weekend Box Office


August 15-17, 2008
Weekend

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Est. / Act.DiffMovie Title (click to view)StudioStudio Est. / ActualDiff% DiffTheatersEst. TotalActualWk
1 1 - Tropic Thunder P/DW $26,000,000 $25,812,796 $-187,204 -0.7% 3,319 $37,033,000 $36,845,588 1
2 2 - The Dark Knight WB $16,790,000 $16,379,293 $-410,707 -2.4% 3,590 $471,493,000 $471,082,150 5
3 3 - Star Wars: The Clone Wars WB $15,505,000 $14,611,273 $-893,727 -5.8% 3,452 $15,505,000 $14,611,273 1
4 4 - Mirrors Fox $11,125,000 $11,161,074 $+36,074 +0.3% 2,664 $11,125,000 $11,161,074 1
5 5 - Pineapple Express Sony $10,000,000 $9,808,295 $-191,705 -1.9% 3,072 $62,932,000 $62,740,789 2
6 6 - The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Uni. $8,609,000 $8,205,720 $-403,280 -4.7% 3,363 $86,649,000 $86,245,775 3
7 7 - Mamma Mia! Uni. $6,498,000 $6,096,250 $-401,750 -6.2% 2,771 $116,415,000 $116,013,715 5
8 8 - The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 WB $5,930,000 $5,785,250 $-144,750 -2.4% 2,714 $32,147,000 $32,002,712 2
9 9 - Step Brothers Sony $5,000,000 $4,807,904 $-192,096 -3.8% 2,648 $90,888,000 $90,695,938 4
10 10 - Vicky Cristina Barcelona MGM/W $3,710,000 $3,755,575 $+45,575 +1.2% 692 $3,710,000 $3,755,575 1
11 11 - Journey to the Center of the Earth WB (NL) $3,455,000 $3,348,341 $-106,659 -3.1% 1,405 $88,110,000 $88,002,999 6
12 12 - Fly Me to the Moon Sum. $2,000,000 $1,900,523 $-99,477 -5.0% 452 $2,000,000 $1,900,523 1
13 13 - WALL-E BV $1,840,000 $1,836,332 $-3,668 -0.2% 1,403 $214,134,000 $214,129,943 8
14 14 - Hancock Sony $1,800,000 $1,720,241 $-79,759 -4.4% 1,277 $225,102,000 $225,022,587 7
15 15 - Swing Vote BV $1,166,000 $1,137,385 $-28,615 -2.5% 1,281 $14,716,000 $14,687,549 3
17 16 -1 Henry Poole Is Here Over. $800,000 $805,219 $+5,219 +0.7% 527 $800,000 $805,219 1
16 17 +1 Space Chimps Fox $822,000 $775,152 $-46,848 -5.7% 768 $27,607,000 $27,568,802 5
18 18 - Brideshead Revisited Mira. $746,000 $740,030 $-5,970 -0.8% 501 $4,656,000 $4,650,150 4
19 19 - Hellboy II: The Golden Army Uni. $564,000 $541,150 $-22,850 -4.1% 481 $74,639,000 $74,616,780 6
20 20 - Bottle Shock Free $406,000 $392,440 $-13,560 -3.3% 117 $850,000 $837,155 2
21 21 - Wanted Uni. $376,000 $368,835 $-7,165 -1.9% 367 $133,327,000 $133,319,410 8
- 23 - Iron Man Par. $327,000 $341,178 $+14,178 +4.3% 315 $317,044,000 $317,058,295 16
- 25 - Kung Fu Panda P/DW $286,000 $283,677 $-2,323 -0.8% 264 $211,936,000 $211,933,936 11
- 26 - Tell No One MBox $320,000 $275,387 $-44,613 -13.9% 96 $3,355,000 $3,310,805 7
- 32 - Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Par. $204,000 $191,324 $-12,676 -6.2% 184 $315,684,000 $315,070,993 13
- 34 - The Incredible Hulk Uni. $174,000 $180,120 $+6,120 +3.5% 228 $134,183,000 $134,189,490 10
- 40 - American Teen ParV $103,000 $102,542 $-458 -0.4% 105 $656,000 $655,937 4
- 41 - Transsiberian First $100,000 $92,483 $-7,517 -7.5% 32 $337,000 $329,312 5
- 45 - Frozen River SPC $61,300 $59,664 $-1,636 -2.7% 15 $256,000 $254,777 3
- 46 - Elegy Gold. $54,000 $54,539 $+539 +1.0% 6 $214,000 $214,891 2
- 48 - Hell Ride TRR $48,900 $44,439 $-4,461 -9.1% 36 $199,000 $194,287 2
- 49 - The Wackness SPC $45,600 $41,032 $-4,568 -10.0% 114 $1,744,000 $1,739,074 7
- 61 - A Girl Cut in Two IFC $19,500 $18,658 $-842 -4.3% 2 $19,500 $18,658 1
- 69 - Boy A Wein. $9,670 $10,728 $+1,058 +10.9% 10 $83,200 $84,230 4
- 79 - Patti Smith: Dream of Life Palm $7,000 $6,703 $-297 -4.2% 1 $31,200 $30,918 2
TOTALS:$124,901,970$121,691,552$-3,210,418-2.6%38,272 
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* Production Budget in millions. On average, studios earn around 55 percent of the final gross.

Note: Studio Estimates are the estimated weekend grosses that each distributor makes for its own movies on Sunday mornings—based on grosses for Friday and Saturday plus a projection for Sunday. This chart view shows how accurate the studios were.



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