Sunday, April 16, 2006

Weekend Box Office -- Scary

Here are the preliminary figures for the Easter weekend box office (usually not a strong one since Sunday is a wash). The most notable: Thank You For Smoking expanded to 1000 screens and did about $5,100 per screen, a pretty solid number.

1. Scary Movie 4 -- $45.1 million
2. Ice Age: The Meltdown -- $24.7
3. The Wild -- $11.1 million
4. The Benchwarmers -- $10.8 million
5. Take The lead -- $7.7 million
6. Inside Man -- $7.6 million
7. Lucky Number Slevin -- $5.9 million
8. Thank You For Smoking -- $5.1 million
9. Failure To Launch -- $3.1 million
10. V For Vendetta -- $2.5 million

4 comments:

Ed Sikov said...

TSOTSI not so hotsi?

Michael in New York said...

It's done okay for a foreign language film, but certainly hasn't broken out.

Ed Sikov said...

I thought it wasn't very good.

Michael in New York said...

I checked the box office figures on Variety. I just expanded to about 100 screens (quite a lot) and has made $1.6 mil, which should make it quite profitable for them, assuming.... Didn't see it myself yet.