The ComingSoon.net Box Office Report has been updated with studio estimates for the weekend. Click here for the full box office estimates of the top 12 films or here for a full write-up on the weekend box office. Check back on Tuesday for final figures based on actual box office.
With an estimated $31 million in its first four days, Rob Zombie’s remake of John Carpenter’s Halloween has obliterated the previous Labor Day box office record held by The Transporter 2 ($20.1 million) and dominated the box office with more than twice the amount made by the #2 movie, the Sony comedy Superbad.
After grossing just $3 million on Wednesday and Thursday, the Rogue Pictures ping pong comedy Balls of Fury produced the company’s biggest opening weekend with an estimated $13.8 million over the four-day weekend for third place.