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Burn After Reading Tops at Box Office
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Burn After Reading Tops at Box Office

The Coen brothers’ new comedy “Burn After Reading” beat pre-release expectations, taking in an estimated $19.4 million on its debut weekend and topping the Box Office charts for September 12-14, according to The Hollywood Reporter

Below are last weekend’s box-office totals from Nielsen EDI, as well as a full weekend box-office wrap-up from The Hollywood Reporter.

 

RANK FILM STUDIO WEEKEND GROSS

(MILLIONS)

1 Burn After Reading FOCUS FEATURES $19,128,001 $19.1
2 Tyler Perry’s The Family That Preys LIONSGATE $17,381,218 $17.4
3 Righteous Kill OVERTURE FILMS $16,288,361 $16.3
4 The Women PICTUREHOUSE $10,115,121 $10.1
5 Tropic Thunder DREAMWORKS/PARAMOUNT $4,183,405 $103.0
6 The House Bunny SONY PICTURES $4,154,427 $42.0
7 The Dark Knight WARNER BROS. $4,128,153 $517.8
8 Bangkok Dangerous LIONSGATE $3,031,307 $10.6
9 Traitor OVERTURE FILMS $2,131,639 $20.7
10 Death Race UNIVERSAL $2,056,415 $33.2
Source: The Hollywood Reporter / Nielsen EDI