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Weekend Box Office — March 23-25, 2007

Warner Bros.’ TMNT took first place over the weekend, finishing just ahead of last week’s number one movie 300 (which passed the $150M mark on Saturday). TMNT took in $24.26M from 3,110 theaters.

There were five other new releases in the top 10, Parmount’s Shooter in third place with $14.52M from 2,806, New Line’s The Last Mimzy in fifth place with $10.02M from 3,017 theaters, Fox Atomic’s The Hills Have Eyes 2 in sixth place with $9.69M from 2,447 theaters, Sony’s Reign Over Me in eighth place with $7.46M from 1,671 theaters and in ninth place was Liongate’s Pride with $3.53M from 1,518 theaters.

Rounding out the top 10 was the aforementioned 300 in second place, as it dropped only one spot and 39.6% to take in $19.86M from 3,280 theaters ($161.71M through 17 days of release), Wild Hogs was down two spots and 27.3% (the best holdover for any movie in the top 10) in fourth place with $13.85M from 3,401 theaters ($123.30M through 24 days of release), Premonition dropped four spots and 45.5% to seventh place with $9.56M from 2,831 theaters ($31.65M through 10 days of release) and lastly in 10th place was Dead Silence, which dropped six spots and 56.1% with $3.4M from 1,806 sites ($13.22M through 10 days of release).

The best per theater average in the top 10 went to TMNT, which averaged $7,799 per theater.What follows below is the top 10 chart (Actuals) for the weekend.

Top 10 Weekend Box Office — March 23-25, 2007 (Studio Estimates)
(TW) — (LW) — (Movie) — (Weekend) — (% Change) — (Theaters) — (Domestic)

1. — N — TMNT — $24,255,205 — – — 3,110 — $24,255,205
2. — 1 — 300 — $19,862,491 — -39.6% — 3,280 — $161,706,146
3. — N — Shooter — $14,523,571 — – — 2,806 — $14,523,571
4. — 2 — Wild Hogs — $13,850,542 — -27.3% — 3,401 — $123,303,817
5. — N — The Last Mimzy — $10,024,819 — – — 3,017 — $10,024,819
6. — N — The Hills / Eyes 2 — $9,686,362 — – — 2,447 — $9,686,362
7. — 3 — Premonition — $9,562,739 — -45.5% — 2,831 — $31,653,484
8. — N — Reign Over Me — $7,460,690 — – — 1,671 — $7,460,690
9. — N — Pride — $3,533,300 — – — 1,518 — $3,533,300
10. — 4 — Dead Silence — $3,440,415 — -56.1% — 1,806 — $13,216,140

Source: [Box Office Mojo]

  • I thought 300 would still be on top, boo hoo. Thanks for the ratings Russ. Me and my bud were waiting for the BO results of last week post TMNT.

  • I thought 300 would still be on top, boo hoo. Thanks for the ratings Russ. Me and my bud were waiting for the BO results of last week post TMNT.