Box Office

Box Office: March 31, 2008

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MIT students win the jackpot this weekend. 21, in its first week of release, earned $23.7 Million on 2,648 screens. Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! was Number Two with $17.4 Million on 3,826 screens but lost 29.1% of its audience from last weekend. Superhero Movie premiered in third place with $9.5 Million. If this movie had gotten the Number One spot like Meet the Spartans had its premiere weekend, we would eventually see a torrent of spoof movies. We still might. Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns was Fourth over the weekend with $7.76 Million. Shutter, 10,000 BC, Stop-Loss (a film that I thought would perform better, premiered in Eighth Place with $4.5 Million), College Road Trip and The Bank Job rounded out the top ten respectively. The last major premiere of the week, Run Fat Boy Run, took in $2.39 Million for the Thirteenth spot.

Source: Box Office Mojo

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Rollo Tomasi

A Political Science and MBA grad who started FilmBook during an eCommerce B-School course in 2008. Cinema and TV addict. Former writer at Empire Movies, Blogcritics, and Alternative Film Guide. In addition to writing for FilmBook, he also edits the copy published on the website, manages its writing staff, manages the back-end operations, site finances, its social network accounts, and works with publicists, actors, and companies on press coverage and promotions. He has also created ProMovieBlogger.com and Trending Awards.com.

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