Christian Bale and Hugh Jackman in The Prestige
Director Christopher Nolan’s, The Prestige worked it’s magic on the
movie-going audience last weekend to top the North American Box with $14.8
million. Surprisingly enough, The Prestige managed to hold off Clint
Eastwood’s, WWII drama, Flags of our Fathers, which debuted in third
place with $10.8 million. Martin Scorsese scores his biggest hit in recent years
with the The Departed, which is holding strong at second place with $13.6
million for a grand total of $77.0 million to date.
Sony’s animated feature, Open Season places fourth with $8.0 million,
and Flicka, Fox’s family drama, debuts in fifth place bringing in $7.7
million. Tied for fifth place, with Flicka was last week’s box office
winner, The Grudge 2 with $7.7 million.
Falling to seventh place is Universal’s political comedy Man of the Year
with $7 million. Director Sofia Coppola’s, Marie Antoinette opened in
limited release and places eight with $5.3 million.
Rounding out the Top 10 was Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning,
which placed ninth with $3.9 million, and The Marine fell to10th place
with $3.7 million.
Sony’s Running With Scissors opened in limited
release, in only 8 theaters for a strong debut of $225,000, while the 3-D
version of Tim Burton’s, The Nightmare Before Christmas made $3.3 million
in limited release.
To purchase the posters for the above-mentioned movies, just click on the links below:
- The Prestige – $14,818,000
- The Departed – $13,675,000
- Flags of Our Fathers – $10,200,000
- Open Season – $8,000,000
- Flicka – $7,700,000
- The Grudge 2 – $7,700,000
- Man of the Year – $7,035,000
- Marie Antoinette - $5,300,000
- Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning – $3,875,000
- The Marine – $3,725,000
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