Weekend Box Office Recap


The Batman flick managed to beat out the stoner movie and hold its title as the number one movie in America for a record fourth straight weekend. In the 24 days that the film has been in the box office, "The Dark Knight" has grossed almost half a billion dollars.

Meanwhile, "Pineapple Express" bows in at number two, bringing in over $22 million, which suggests that the stoner genre is back in business.

The biggest sinker for the weekend is the latest Mummy sequel, which dropped %60 from its opening numbers to bring in $16 million. Director Rob Cohen's latest flick is on an express ride out of the top ten, putting ideas of resurrecting the franchise into doubt.

Here's the top ten for the weekend.

1 (1) The Dark Knight $26,030,000
2 (new) The Pineapple Express $22,400,000
3 (2) The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor $16,113,170
4 (new) The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 $10,770,000
5 (3) Step Brothers $8,900,000
6 (4) Mamma Mia! $8,080,820
7 (5) Journey to the Center of the Earth $4,855,000
8 (7) Hancock $3,300,000
9 (6) Swing Vote $3,106,000
10 (8) WALL-E $3,045,000

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