- STICKY POST
- I'm done, close this
Check out our 2013 Holiday Gift Guide, win some awesome gadgets!
Our 2013 Holiday Gift Guide is in full swing - we are adding our recommendations daily, aimed at men, women, teens, families, techies, and more. If you need help figuring out what to get the people in your life, head on over to our Guide for some ideas. We’ll even be giving away some of the items featured this year!
Monday March 16, 2009 7:52 pm
Box Office Breakdown: Watchmen Loses to Race
Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: 20th Century Fox, FOCUS, Disney, Fox Searchlight, Lionsgate, Sony, Universal, Warner Bros, Action, Adaptation, Adventure, Animation, Drama, Family, Romance, Science Fiction, Comedy, Thrillers, Box Office, Lists
Win or lose, this weekend’s box office race was a success for at least one person: Carla Gugino.
Last week, the actress saw her movie, Watchmen, sitting at the top of the pack with a hefty $55 million. Unfortunately, the film’s strong start quickly turned into a disappointing ride. In just seven days, the comic book adaptation fell a whopping 67%. Nevertheless, a $17.8 million gross was still good enough for a 2nd place finish.
Meanwhile, another Gugino feature, Race to Witch Mountain, was having a nice time on Earth. The Disney remake’s $24 million surprised many industry watchers for its solid lead over Watchmen.
Read More | Variety
- Race to Witch Mountain, Disney, $24,402,214 (avg. $7657)
- Watchmen, Warner Bros., $17,817,301 (avg. $4934)
- The Last House on the Left, Universal, $14,118,685 (avg. $5880)
- Taken, 20th Century Fox, $6,568,651 (avg. $2298)
- Tyler Perry’s Madea Goes to Jail, Lionsgate, $5,108,532 (avg. $2319)
- Slumdog Millionaire, Fox Searchlight, $5,002,777 (avg. $1941)
- Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Sony, $3,119,151 (avg. $1367)
- He’s Just Not That Into You, New Line, $2,939,484 (avg. $1555)
- Coraline, Focus Features, $2,718,231 (avg. $1537)
- Miss March, Fox Searchlight, $2,409,156 (avg. $1383)
(You can review last week’s episode here.)
- Related Tags:
- alexander ludwig, annasophia robb, billy crudup, box office, box office breakdown, carla cugino, coraline, craig robinson, dakota fanning, danny boyle, dawn french, dennis iliadis, derek luke, dev patel, drew barrymore, dwayne johnson, famke janssen, freida pinto, he's just not that into you, he's just not that into you, he's just not that into you, he's just not that into you, he's just not that into you, he's just not that into you, henry selick, hes just not that into you, jackie earle haley, jayma mays, jennifer aniston, jennifer connelly, keir odonnell, keir o’donnell, ken kwapis, keshia knight pulliam, kevin james, last house on the left, liam neeson, madea goes to jail, maggie grace, mall cop, miss march, molly stanton, monica potter, patrick wilson, paul blart, paul blart mall cop, paul blart: mall cop, pierre morel, race to witch mountain, raquel alessi, sara paxton, slumdog millionaire, steve carr, taken, teri hatcher, the last house on the left, tony goldwyn, top 10 movies, top ten movies, trevor moore, tyler perry, tyler perry's madea goes to jail, tyler perrys madea goes to jail, watchmen, zach cregger, zack snyder
© Gear Live Media, LLC. 2007 – User-posted content, unless source is quoted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Public Domain License. Gear Live graphics, logos, designs, page headers, button icons, videos, articles, blogs, forums, scripts and other service names are the trademarks of Gear Live Inc.