Hollywood News: Weekend Box Office Recap

High School Musical broke the record for the biggest box office opening for a musical. The cheesy, teen-oriented, song and dance flick raked in $42 million for its opening weekend.

Meanwhile, some people chose to get the crap scared out of them with the latest installment in the Saw franchise, as "Saw V" made $30.5 million for its opening.

The damn talking chihuahua came in 4th.

Biggest loser for the weekend turns out to be Quarantine, which falls 58% from its previous weekend numbers and lands in 10th place.

Here's the top ten for the weekend:


1 (new) High School Musical 3: Senior Year $42,000,000
2 (new) Saw V $30,500,000
3 (1) Max Payne $7,600,000
4 (2) Beverly Hills Chihuahua $6,916,000
5 (new) Pride and Glory $6,325,000
6 (3) The Secret Life of Bees $5,935,000
7 (4) W. $5,330,000
8 (5) Eagle Eye $5,136,000
9 (6) Body of Lies $4,065,000
10 (7) Quarantine $2,550,000

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