Box Office

Box Office: Weekend of Aug. 8-10, 2008

The Bat continues to make film history in its fourth week of release. The Dark Knight has remained the Number One movie for the fourth week in a row, bringing in another $26 Million at the box office for a total of $441.5 Million. I’ll be happy for Christopher Nolan and the cast of The Dark Knight when the film finally hits half a billion theatrically. They deserve it. The first major premiere of the week, Pineapple Express, opened with $22.4 Million for Second Place. Third this weekend was The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor with $16.1 Million. Fourth was the second major premiere of the weekend, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2, which opened with $10.7 Million. Step Brothers was Fifth this weekend with $8.9 Million. Mamma Mia!, Journey to the Center of the Earth, Hancock, Swing Vote and Wall-E filled out the rest of the top ten respectively.

Source: Box Office Mojo

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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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