Disney's movie staring the 16 year-old spawn of Billy Ray Cyrus (the "Achey Breaky Heart" guy.) was the box office leader this weekend.
Playing only in theaters that had the special digital 3D projection system, it made box office history by taking the record for the biggest per-screen average for any movie released on over 100 screens. Out of 683 screens, it earned $42,460 per screen. Up until this weekend, "The Empire Strikes Back" has held the record since 1980.
Of course, part of the reason why this silly little concert movie made so much money was the fact that Disney charged a premium to see it. For example, at Disney's El Capitan theater, the showcase theater Disney owns on Hollywood Blvd, tickets cost $24 each.
Meanwhile, last week's swords and sandals schlockfest "Meet the Spartans" dropped 61% from its opening week to drop from first to fifth place. Once word got out that the movie sucked, it dropped faster than Lindsay Lohan in a bathroom stall full of cocaine.
And Cloverfield barely managed to hold onto the top 10, by falling another huge 61% its third weekend in theaters. I don't think anyone has mentioned it yet, but that has to be a record for the quickest drop out of the top five.
Here's the top ten from this weekend:
1. Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour - $29,000,000
2. The Eye - $13,000,000
3. 27 Dresses - $8,400,000
4 . Juno - $7,450,000
5. Meet the Spartans - $7,125,000
6. Rambo - $7,000,000
7. The Bucket List - $6,850,000
8. Untraceable - $5,400,000
9. Cloverfield - $4,900,000
10. There Will Be Blood - $4,760,978