Hollywood News: Weekend Box Office Recap


No real surprises this weekend. The second Madagascar film had a huge open, bringing in $63 million for its opening draw. "Role Models" came in a weak second at $19 mil. The other new film that came out,"Soul Men" premiered at a disappointing 6th place.

Saw V saw the biggest drop of any film in the top ten, slipping almost 57% to land in 7th place.

And the damn talking dog is finally out of the top ten and on its way to discount bin obscurity, destined to collect dust with the rest of the Disney's attempts to pander to family audiences.

Here's the top ten for the weekend.


1 (new) Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa $63,500,000
2 (new) Role Models $19,250,840
3 (1) High School Musical 3: Senior Year $9,293,000
4 (4) The Changeling $7,280,875
5 (2) Zack and Miri Make a Porno $6,521,000
6 (new) Soul Men $5,610,000
7 (3) Saw V $4,200,000
8 (5) The Haunting of Molly Hartley $3,490,480
9 (7) The Secret Life of Bees $3,125,000
10 (9) Eagle Eye $2,594,000

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