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Weekend box office

August 26, 2008

"Tropic Thunder" remained No. 1 at the box office, with only a 37% second-week drop. "The House Bunny" fared best among several new movies. Sales in the U.S. and Canada, Aug. 22-24:

*--* -- Movie 3-day gross Total Venues Average Weeks (studio) (millions) (millions) -- per venue 1 Tropic Thunder $16.3 $65.8 3,352 $4,854 2 -- (DreamWorks -- /Paramount) 2 The House Bunny 14.5 14.5 2,714 5,355 1 (Sony) 3 Death Race 12.6 12.6 2,532 4,985 1 (Universal) 4 The Dark Knight 10.5 489.4 3,163 3,333 6 (Warner -- Bros.) 5 Star Wars: The 5.7 25.0 3,452 1,640 2 Clone -- Wars (Warner Bros.) 6 Pineapple Express 5.5 73.8 2,620 2,081 3 (Sony) 7 Mirrors (20th 5.0 20.2 2,664 1,881 2 Century -- Fox) 8 Mamma Mia! 4.3 124.5 2,326 1,855 6 (Universal) 10 The Longshots (MGM) 4.1 4.1 2,089 1,953 1 *--*

*--* Industry totals *--*

*--* 3-day gross Change Year-to-date gross Change (in millions) from 2007 (in billions) from 2007 $106 -1.3% $6.50 -0.5% *--*

*--* Note: A movie may be shown on more than one screen at each venue. Source: Media by Numbers Los Angeles Times *--*

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