Weekend Box Office – September 29-October 1 2006
Once again Sony comes out on top with their animated film, Open Season, which brought in $23 million in ticket sales in it’s premiere weekend. Also opening big is The Guardian, starring Kevin Costner and Ashton Kutcher, which brought in $17.7 million in its debut week end.
Jackass Number: 2 falls 52% bringing in $14 million in it’s second weekend, while School for Scoundrels openend in fourth place with $9.1 million. Jet Li’s Fearless fell to fifth place earning only $4.7 million for it’s second weekend showing.
However, the clear winner last weekend was The Last King of Scotland, which brought in $143, 000 over three days (it openend in only 4 venues in New York and Los Angeles). Since it’s Wednesday launch it has earned $172, 000 over 5 days. The Last King of Scotland (A Fox Searchlight release) will open nationwide on October 20th.
Click on the links below to purchase the posters for the above-mentioned movies:
- Open Season – $23,000,000
- The Guardian – $17,667,000
- Jackass: Number Two – $14,010,000
- School for Scoundrels – $9,109,000
- Jet Li’s Fearless – $4,702,000
- The Last King of Scotland – $172, 000