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Tuesday August 12, 2008 12:31 am
Box Office Breakdown: Batman Smokes Pineapple Express
Pineapple Express’ strong open last week made number crunchers wonder: Would this be the week Batman was finally taken down? Unfortunately, breaking the record for ‘Any Wednesday in August’ doesn’t necessarily mean a movie will succeed on Friday or Saturday or Sunday. And despite Pineapple‘s promising start (the movie grossed $12.1 million on its first day), the comedy found itself smoked by the Caped Crusader.
The Dark Knight‘s recent $26 million take has now pushed the film past $441 million. When the sequel passes Star Wars’ $461 million (which should happen shortly), it will become the #2 film of all time. By staying on top for the fourth weekend in a row, Knight has also accomplished something that hasn’t been done since 2003’s Lord of the Rings: Return of the King.
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- The Dark Knight, Warner Bros., $26,117,030 (avg. $6489)
- Pineapple Express, Sony, $23,245,025 (avg. $7567)
- The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, Universal, $16,490,970 (avg. $4365)
- Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2, Warner Bros., $10,678,430 (avg. $3945)
- Step Brothers, Sony, $9,128,662 (avg. $2869)
- Mamma Mia!, Universal, $8,208,580 (avg. $2570)
- Journey to the Center of the Earth, Warner Bros., $4,871,478 (avg. $2473)
- Hancock, Sony, $3,317,450 (avg. $1469)
- Wall-E, Disney, $3,140,083 (avg. $1465)
- Swing Vote, Disney, $3,125,290 (avg. $1412)
(You can review last week’s numbers here.)
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