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Eastwood Has Gran Weekend At Box Office
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Eastwood Has Gran Weekend At Box Office

In its first weekend of wide release, Clint Eastwood’s latest drama “Gran Torino” ruled the box office for the weekend of January 9-11, bringing in nearly $29.5M. Industrywide, the first weekend of the 2009 boxoffice year marked a 4% improvement over the same frame last year with $146 million in collective grosses, according to Nielsen EDI data. More at The Hollywood Reporter.

RANK Title Studio Weekend Gross

Jan 9-11

Total Gross
1 GRAN TORINO WARNER BROS. $29,484,388 $40,524,518
2 BRIDE WARS TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX $21,058,173 $21,058,173
3 THE UNBORN UNIVERSAL $19,810,585 $19,810,585
4 MARLEY & ME TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX $11,391,425 $123,751,596
5 BENJAMIN BUTTON PARAMOUNT $9,212,515 $94,092,395
6 BEDTIME STORIES WALT DISNEY STUDIOS $8,802,120 $97,432,093
7 VALKYRIE MGM STUDIOS $6,617,065 $71,464,448
8 YES MAN WARNER BROS. $6,032,337 $89,288,024
9 NOT EASILY BROKEN SONY PICTURES $5,314,278 $5,314,278
10 SEVEN POUNDS SONY PICTURES $3,818,230 $66,748,686
Source: Nielsen EDI