Hollywood Record weekend’s Super Bowl: testosterone “taking” Scores Touchdown, discusses’ Paul Blart: Mall Cop “Down To # 2
UPDATE: Record U.S. $ 1 billion box office in January – but do not tell SAG
Meanwhile, Kevin James Paul Blart: Mall Cop (which has contributed $ 83,400,000 in the January bottom) and Eastwood, Gran Torino Clint (which has added about $ 100 million into the coffers of January) helped record January $ 180 + million a reality. Sunday lunch: According to MediaByNumbers.com, “this is the first billion dollars in January culminated in the greatest general of Super Bowl weekend in theaters in the nation to score a touchdown and extra point.” “There is no doubt that going to the movies has become a favorite pastime of the recession.Weekend of the Super Bowl this year amounted to U.S. $ 129 million for all films in the market and beat last year of 127.7 million U.S. dollars by 1%.
However, starring Liam Neeson-B13 directed by Pierre Morel District, and produced by Luc Besson, addressing barriers and testosterone had 9.5 million U.S. dollars on Friday and Saturday $ 12 million (30%) from 3,183 theaters. Is the second best debut of Super Bowl weekend behind Montana concert movie Hannah last year alone. Knowing that the picture the audience would be led by older men, and movie fans in Sunday’s Super Bowl could fall by up to 75%, the study was the weekend of hope, but not sure. “This is one of the bets you just hit the jackpot.”Young men are also showing some interest, and we achieved some traction in older women,” a Fox executive told me about this film PG-13 that pushes the envelope of the MPAA film ratings system. The Super Bowl, the pirated copies circulating on the web, and a mall cop heat adorable box office all those who have depressed the North American region grosses for 20th Century Fox thriller Taken from opening. Now, From the total is up to $ 24.6M assuming a modest 3 + M football Sunday because uproar $. Fox initially told me that reaching $ 14M would be a “resounding success”, and nothing more “simply fantastic.” Now, the weekend total in the study results “WOW!” (No wonder Hollywood agencies were recently in the pursuit of Morel as a client.) That’s a lot more than what Hollywood expects the movie would be the weekend.
(Meanwhile, congratulations to Mary Parent lock MGM Kevin James on one or pay a lot back before Christmas for his next film, 2010 The Zookeeper. “If Paul Blart was in the Super Bowl, which could be called for holding,” Sony Yukke SundayWho knows?” ask a rival studio executive in an email to me. “When this phenomenon so? She must be psychic cousin nobody predicted this coup.) PG comedy was N 2 for the 3 rd week – only 35% – to earn 4.1 million U.S. dollars on Friday and Saturday for $ 7.6 m $ 14M another great weekend and new cume of $ 83.3M. Columbia / Sony ’s Paul Blart: Mall Cop follows the clash of the box office in January.
He had decent interest by young women but only 1 / 2 both young men -. But similar, an attempt to counter-programming of the Super Bowl, they were not better back in the city Lionsgate, a tired fish out of water story starring Rene Zellweger, with a moderate interest older females. Because it was only 1,941 places, which opened on 8 with only one weekend of $ 6.7 millionDreamWorks / ’s thriller The Uninvited Paramount picture starring Elizabeth Banks so-so debut on Friday and Saturday, with 4.4 million dollars each in 2,344 places to the No. 3 and a $ 10.5M weekend despite 87 minutes of running time short. (This is a career in free fall.)
Here’s the Top 10That is neck and neck with the $ 8.6 million for the morale of Clint Eastwood Gran Torino story that rose beyond the 100-million magic for a total of $ 110.5M. With a new cume of $ 48M, Paramount Hotel for Dogs still receive the blow matinee for children, this time for No. 4 and a weekend of $ 8.7 million.
Inkheart (New Line / Warner Bros) 2 nd week -> $ 3.7 M  cume $ 12.71. ADOPTED (20th Century Fox) OPENING – $ 24.6M Weekend [3183 theaters] 2. Paul Blart: Mall Cop (Sony) 3 Week – $ 14M  $ 83.3M cume 3. The Uninvited (DreamWorks / Paramount) OPENING – $ 10.5M  4. HOTEL FOR DOGS (Paramount) 3 Week – $ 8.7 million  $ 48.2M cume 5. GRAN TORINO (Warner Bros) 8 th week – $ 8.6 million  $ 110.5M cume 6. Slumdog Millionaire (Fox SL) 12 weeks – $ 7.6 m  $ 67.2M cume 7. UNDERWORLD 3 (Sony) 2 Week – $ 7.2M  $ 32.7M cume 8.> NEW IN TOWN (Lionsgate) OPENING – $ 7M  9. My Bloody Valentine 3-D (LG) 3 Week – $ 4.2 M  $ 44.6M cume 10.