It was an interesting weekend at the box office.
The Brave One made Warner Bros. happy by being the No. 1 movie with a three day take of $14 million. Holding strong at No. 2 was Lionsgate's Christian Bale/Russell Crowe western, 3:10 to Yuma. That film brought in another $9.2 million for a total take of $28.6 million thus far.
The should have been released but was reshot in many ways Mr. Woodcock gave New Line a third place finish. The film grossed $9.1 million. Freestyle Releasing came in at No. 4 with $5.4 for Dragon Wars (D-War).
Superbad continued to provide Sony Pictures with a healthy revenue stream as it took in another $5.2 million in the No. 5 spot. This brings its total haul to $111 million. MGM and The Weinstein Company got one step closer to topping the all time gross for the Halloween franchise. The 2007 incarnation placed No. 6 and brought in another $5 million last weekend. It's current box office tally is now $51 million. The highest grossing film in the franchise is Halloween: H20 with $55 million.
Universal Studios can continue to keep the lights in with the No. 7 film The Bourne Ultimatum. It grossed another $4.2 million. The third film in the Bourne franchise has currently grossed over $216 million. The comedy Balls of Fury from Rogue Pictures hit another $3.3 million for a third week tally of $28.8 million. It was No. 8. New Line saw Rush Hour 3 take in another $3.3 million for a total haul of $133 million and a Ninth place finish.
Lastly, in the No. 10 spot was Mr. Bean's Holiday. It grossed $2.6 million dollars for a 4 week gross of $28 million.