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Weekend Box Office July 8-10

Weekend Box Office July 8-10

Transformers 3 was No 1 again, as if that’s going to be any real surprise. It’s now domestically the highest grossing film so far this year, and has grossed half a billion dollars worldwide in only nine days. So we can move on…

Horrible Bosses came in No.2 with $28 million, and Kevin James’ comedy Zookeeper came in at third. But with the film’s reported $80 million budget (where did the $80 million go on that film), it’s got a long way to go.

Which brings up the question – what’s the deal with this Kevin James guy? I don’t get it. Is he that popular? Do people find him that funny? I never saw that sit-com he was on, and from what little I’ve seen of him, he’s basically a fat guy with a stupid looking face who falls down a lot. Pretty much what Chris Farley used to do, and I didn’t find him funny at all either. I guess in Sarah Palin’s America he a big deal.

Here’s this weekend box office results for July 8-10, 2011:

1) Transformers: Dark of the Moon P/DW $47,025,00 Total: $261,000,000
2) Horrible Bosses WB (NL ) $28,110,000
3) Zookeeper Sony $21,000,000
4) Cars 2 BV $15,209,000 Total: $148,828,000
5) Bad Teacher Sony $9,000,000 Total: $78,757,000
6) Larry Crowne Uni. $6,264,000 Total: $26,526,000
7) Super 8 Par. $4,825,000 Total: $118,056,000
8) Monte Carlo Fox $3,800,000 Total: $16,125,000
9) Green Lantern WB $3,125,000 Total: $109,709,000
10) Mr. Popper’s Penguins Fox $2,850,000 Total: $57,747,000
11) Bridesmaids Uni. $2,762,000 Total: $158,186,000
12) Midnight in Paris SPC $2,706,000 Total: $38,651,000
13) X-Men: First Class Fox $1,475,000 Total: $142,092,000

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