Weekend Movie Box Office Earnings Round-up: August 17 - 19, 2007
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Superbad


The weekend movie earnings are in and it’s no big surprise to me that Superbad took the #1 spot. It was a great movie (read my Superbad movie review) for those who don’t mind things crude and raunchy. Rush Hour 3 dropped one spot to #2 but still brought in a healthy $21+ million, not bad considering I thought word of mouth would kill that one. The Bourne Ultimatum stayed near the top for its third week with a very strong $19 million. From there things really drop off with The Simpsons Movie earning a little over $6 million in the number four spot. The Invasion, Nicole Kidman, was a remake that didn’t work for me (my review will be up Monday morning) or the box office as it earned just $6 million in its debut. The other new release, The Last Legion, didn’t make it into the top ten as it came to rest at #12 with a little over $2 million. I wasn’t surprised at all considering this looked like a real clunker of a movie. Did you see any of these this weekend? Let us know what you thought and if you would recommend any of them.

Here they are, your box office movie earnings for this weekend: August 17 - 19, 2007. If you missed any of the background on the new releases check out our Weekend Movie Preview with trailers and details.

Box office earnings for movies this weekend, August 17 - 19, 2007:

  1. Superbad” $31.2 million [$31.2M total]
  2. “Rush Hour 3″ $21.8 million [$88.1M total]
  3. The Bourne Ultimatum” $18.9 million [$163.8M total]
  4. The Simpsons Movie” $6.6 million [$165.1M total]
  5. The Invasion” $6.0 million [$6M total]
  6. “Stardust” $5.2 million [$19.0M total]
  7. “Hairspray” $4.2 million [$100.5M total]
  8. Underdog” $3.6 million [$31.6M total]
  9. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” $3.5 million [$278.6M total]
  10. I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry” $3.5 million [$110.3M total]
  11. “Becoming Jane” $3.0 million [$9.1M total]
  12. “The Last Legion” $2.6 million [$2.6M total]

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Written by: Matt
Posted on: Sunday, August 19, 2007

1 Response to “Weekend Movie Box Office Earnings Round-up: August 17 - 19, 2007”

  1. Corey Stroeder

    Canucks kick box office ASS!

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