Cut your GD hair! And pull up your GD pants!! And stop waxing your GD eyebrows!!! (*aneurysm*)
WB reaped the rewards of having the balls to release a movie we’ve all already seen this week, as Zac Efron’s 17 Again topped the box office with $24 million. I thought it’d be a Freaky Friday before a body-swap comedy topped the box office again, but you know what they say: Like Father Like Son. Wait, did that last sentence make sense? Or Vice Versa?
Elsewhere, Crowe/Affleck joint State of Play locked up number two, Hannah Montana dropped to four, Crank High Voltage debuted a disappointing sixth with a take four million less than the original, I Love You, Man continued to earn in the ninth spot in its fifth week out, and Dragonball is a certified bomb, dropping out of the top ten in only its second week. It looked so brilliant, I just don’t understand it.
Overall, revenue was up 17% and attendance up 16% over last year, despite the supposedly weak economy. Thanks, Zac Efron, Miley Cyrus, and Vin Diesel! I guess it’s true what they say: crap rules everything around me, dolla dolla bill, y’all. (full top ten after the jump):
1. “17 Again,” $24.1 million.
2. ” State of Play ,” $14.1 million.
3. “Monsters vs. Aliens,” $12.9 million. ($163,723,000 total)
4. ” Hannah Montana: The Movie ,” $12.7 million. ($56,133,000 total)
5. “Fast & Furious,” $12.3 million. ($136,720,610 total)
6. ” Crank: High Voltage ,” $6.5 million.
7. “Observe and Report,” $4.1 million. ($18,692,000 total)
8. “Knowing,” $3.5 million. ($73,698,556 total)
9. “I Love You, Man,” $3.4 million. ($64,657,000 total)
10. ” The Haunting in Connecticut ,” $3.2 million. ($51,920,000 total)
11. “Dragonball Evolution,” $1.575 million ($7,824,620 total)
12. “Adventureland,” $1.291 million ($14,024,000 total)
I want more like this!
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