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Monday September 14, 2009 11:03 pm

Box Office Breakdown: Tyler Perry Can Win All By Himself

I Can Do Bad By Myself

Leave it to Tyler Perry to take on the horror industry.

The actor/writer/director’s latest film, , earned $23.4 million over the weekend—enough to stop The Final Destination from taking its third crown in a row. The urban comedy, starring Taraji P. Henson and Mary J. Blige, more than doubled its nearest competitor since opening Friday and gave Perry his third biggest debut to date.

I Can Do Bad also topped , the newest scare flick to enter the scene. Although the movie boasts more recognizable names (Audrina Patridge, Rumer Willis) than Destination, the R-rater barely scraped up $5.1 million for a 6th place finish.

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  1. Tyler Perry’s I Can Do Bad All By Myself, Lionsgate, $23,446,785 (avg. $10,398)
  2. 9, Focus Features, $10,740,446 (avg. $6466)
  3. Inglourious Basterds, The Weinstein Company, $6,140,617 (avg. $1910)
  4. All About Steve, 20th Century Fox, $5,638,243 (avg. $2489)
  5. The Final Destination, Warner Bros., $5,522,377 (avg. $2021)
  6. Sorority Row, Summit Entertainment, $5,059,802 (avg. $1899)
  7. Whiteout, Warner Bros., $4,915,104 (avg. $1791)
  8. District 9, Sony, $3,538,769 (avg. $1382)
  9. Gamer, Lionsgate, $3,293,055 (avg. $1316)
  10. Julie & Julia, Sony, $3,156,316 (avg. $1348)

(You can review last week’s numbers here.)



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