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The Final Destination Tops Labor Day Weekend Box Office

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The final summer box office saw The Final Destination repeat at the top of the box office.

The horror flick scared up another $15.4 million over the long holiday weekend to bring its two-week total to $50.6 million.

Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds landed closely in second place with $15 million. The World War II epic now sits approximately $5 million shy of the $100 million milestone.

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Debuting in third place was Sandra Bullock and Bradley Cooper's romantic comedy All About Steve, which reeled in ...
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The Final Destination Wins Horror Movie Box Office Battle

The Final Destination

The Final Destination scared up $28.3 million to take the top spot at the weekend box office, beating out fellow horror genre opening Halloween II.

Rob Zombie's second installment in his reimagining of the classic horror franchise pulled in $17.4 million for third place, finishing behind last week's champ, Inglourious Basterds ($20 million), according to Variety.

Perhaps noting the success of Destination, which was presented in 3-D, Halloween producer Bob Weinstein told ... read more

Inglourious Basterds Storms to Top of Box Office

Brad Pitt, Inglourious Basterds

previous best outing, Kill Bill Vol. 2, by more than $12 million. Basterds also took an additional $27.1 million overseas.

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District 9 Lands Top Spot at Box Office

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Aliens invaded the box office this weekend as District 9 topped the list with $37 million.

The sci-fi thriller, produced by Peter Jackson, knocked down last week's No. 1, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, to second place. Joe is still making dough: Its $22.5 million take brings its 10-day total to just under $100 million.

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G.I. Joe Rises to the Top of the Box Office

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G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra took full command of the weekend box office, easily nabbing the No. 1 spot with $56.2 million.

The action figure-inspired film also reeled in $44.3 million overseas to give Joe $100.5 million in worldwide dough.

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Bowing in second place was Meryl Streep and Amy Adams' Julie & Julia, which cooked up $20.1 million. The weekend's other new release, slasher flick A Perfect Getaway, only managed to gross ...
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Funny People Tops Box Office

Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen

Funny People got the last laugh at the box office.

The serious Judd Apatow comedy premiered at No. 1 with $23.4 million to win the weekend crown. Compared with Apatow's previous directorial efforts, Funny People's debut haul falls in between Knocked Up's $30.7 million opening and The 40-Year-Old Virgin's $21.4 million bow.

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Holding steady in second place was Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, which reeled in $17.7 million to bring its three-week total to $255.4 million. It narrowly beat G-Force, which slid ...
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Harry Potter Casts Spell for Box Office Gold

Daniel Radcliffe

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince took in a spellbinding $79.5 million over the weekend and $159.7 million over its five-day debut. (Internationally, the wizardly Warner Bros. film also dominated the box office with a $396.7 million total take — the strongest start ever for a Harry Potter film.)

Exit polls showed loyal fans are standing by the franchise as they are maturing, with 60 percent of audiences comprised of ... read more

Half-Blood Prince Conjures $104 Million Worldwide in One Day

Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson

The Half-Blood Prince is the king of the box office.

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The sixth installment of the boy-wizard flicks, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, hauled in a record worldwide total of $104 million in its first day of release to post the best start ever for the franchise. The film grossed $58.2 million domestically and $45.9 million overseas on Wednesday, Variety reports.

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Brüno Heads Straight to the Top of the Box Office


Brüno beat dinosaurs at the box office, but can it beat Borat?

Sacha Baron Cohen's latest cringe-inducing mockumentary reeled in $30.4 million, good enough to win the weekend. But Brüno made half of its total on Friday and took an atypical nosedive over the weekend. Movies usually gross more over the weekend — Saturday especially — but Brüno only made $8.8 million on Saturday and $7.2 million on Sunday.

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Borat opened with $26.5 and finished its theatrical run with $128.5 million.

In second place was Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, with $28.5 million. The animated family film has ...
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Ice Age 3, Transformers 2 Tie for Box Office Win

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

In a box office rarity, two films have tied for the top slot — with neither contender's studio puffing up its estimated haul to eke out a "win."

According to studio estimates, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs collected $42.5 million in its debut weekend (and $67.5 mil since opening last Wednesday). Similarly, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen this weekend added an estimated $42.5 mil to its own coffers.

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