The Summer Box Office Gets All Wet

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

Three new movies opened nationwide this weekend including two high-profile sequels, but none of them lived up to expectations, as they faced the big budget blockbusters and Judd Apatow’s sleeper comedy Knocked Up.

As expected, Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s Thirteen opened on top with an estimated $37 million, slightly less than the opening of both of its previous installments, despite opening in 250 more theatres than Ocean’s Twelve. It averaged roughly $10,000 per theatre.

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