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Tuesday September 4, 2007 8:19 pm

Box Office Breakdown:  Holiday Comes Early For Halloween

Halloween

Rob Zombie’s remake of the classic film, Halloween, scared up over $30 million this weekend smashing Transporter 2‘s 2005 achievement ($20 million).  Additionally, the horror film’s record gross capped off a successful summer for films overall.  With fifteen movies over the $100 million mark, the movie industry soared past $4 billion domestically.

Unfortunately, Jason Statham’s War did very little to contribute to this landmark achievement.  While he may have been a record-setter two years ago, his latest outing is slowly dropping off the charts.  Meanwhile, the weekend’s other two major openings—Balls of Fury and Death Sentence—fared decently enough to at least make a showing.

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1. Halloween, Weinstein Co., $30,591,759
2. Superbad, Sony, $15,852,355
3. Balls of Fury, Focus Features, $14,111,454
4. The Bourne Ultimatum, Universal, $13,390,340
5. Rush Hour 3, New Line, $10,839,063
6. Mr. Bean’s Holiday, Universal, $7,933,690
7. The Nanny Diaries, Weinstein Co., $6,567,907
8. Death Sentence, Fox, $5,337,257
9. War, Lionsgate, $5,326,797
10. Stardust, Paramount, $4,135,246

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