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Tuesday March 11, 2008 6:34 pm

Box Office Breakdown: Theatergoers Take a Trip to 10,000 BC

10,000 BC

One year ago, pulled in an astounding $70 million dollars.  This past weekend, another period drama grossed exactly half that much.  Half, schmalf—it was still enough for a win.

Warner Bros.’ easily topped its futuristic competitors with a $35 million take over this last weekend.  The total was leaps and bounds better than the amount produced by second place finisher, College Road Trip.  The Disney flick, starring Martin Lawrence and Raven-Symone, rang up only $13.6 million.

Meanwhile, last week’s #1, , was already showing signs of fatigue.  The basketball comedy fell to 5th place and earned a disappointing $5.7 million.  Does this mean the Will Ferrell sports era is finally over?

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Yahoo! Movies

1. 10,000 BC, Warner Bros, $35,867,488 (avg. $10,518)
2. College Road Trip, Disney, $13,601,419 (avg. $5,026)
3. Vantage Point, Sony, $7,356,236 (avg. $2,326)
4. The Bank Job, Lionsgate, $5,935,256 (avg. $3,703)
5. Semi-Pro, New Line, $5,786,032 (avg. $1,854)
6. The Spiderwick Chronicles, Paramount, $4,712,945 (avg. $1,452)
7. The Other Boleyn Girl, Sony, $4,048,026 (avg. $3,469)
8. Jumper, 20th Century Fox, $3,662,375 (avg. $1,429)
9. Step Up 2 the Streets, Disney, $3,062,501 (avg. $1,361)
10. Fool’s Gold, Warner Bros., $2,782,416 (avg. $1,198)



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