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‘Mall Cop’ Secures Weekend Box Office
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‘Mall Cop’ Secures Weekend Box Office

The Kevin James comedy “Paul Blart: Mall Cop” secured the top spot of the weekend box office with a $39.2 million take. Last week’s box office champ, Clint Eastwood’s “Gran Torino” pulled into second with $25.6 milloin, edging out the third-place, 3D thriller “My Bloody Valentine” at $24.1 million. Following its Golden Globe wins, “Slumdog Millionaire” returned to the top 10, pulling in more than $7 million for the weekend.

RANK Title Studio Weekend Gross

Jan 16-18

Total Gross

Thru Jan 18

1 PAUL BLART: MALL COP SONY PICTURES $39,234,238 $39,234,238
2 GRAN TORINO WARNER BROS. $25,606,399 $76,603,810
3 MY BLOODY VALENTINE LIONSGATE $24,103,962 $24,103,962
4 NOTORIOUS FOX SEARCHLIGHT $23,393,472 $23,393,472
5 HOTEL FOR DOGS PARAMOUNT $22,865,512 $22,865,512
6 BRIDE WARS TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX $13,878,727 $39,705,852
7 THE UNBORN UNIVERSAL $10,545,075 $33,784,230
8 DEFIANCE PARAMOUNT VANTAGE $10,510,082 $10,850,710
9 MARLEY & ME TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX $7,514,652 $133,923,935
10 SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE FOX SEARCHLIGHT $7,021,727 $43,858,932
source: Nielsen EDI.