Disturbia Fends Off Four More


The ComingSoon.net Box Office Report has been updated with studio estimates for the weekend. Be sure to check back the next few days for final figures based on actual box office.

Once again, four new movies opened nationwide on Friday and once again, none of them were able to defeat Shia LaBeouf’s hit thriller Disturbia, which continued its run at #1 with an estimated $9.1 million, allowing Paramount/DreamWorks to claim the spot every single week in April. Disturbia has earned $52.2 million after three weeks and cost about $20 million to make.

Surprisingly, David S. Goyer’s suspense thriller The Invisible beat Nicolas Cage’s sci-fi action thriller Next by making $7.6 million in 2,019 theaters. The latter made $7.2 million in 2,725 locations.

New Line’s crime drama Fracture dropped two spots to fourth. The Anthony Hopkins and Ryan Gosling thriller collected $7.1 million its second weekend for a total of $21.3 million.

DreamWorks’ Blades of Glory rounded out the top five with $5.2 million and has reached $108.1 million after five weeks.

Other newcomers included Lionsgate’s The Condemned, starring “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, which earned just $4 million from 2,310 theaters. Jamie Kennedy’s new comedy Kickin’ It Old Skool made just $2.8 million from 1,816 theaters.

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