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2006.02.07 - BoxOffice News

When A Stranger Calls (2006) was a surprise this weekend. With terrible reviews, and a tired genre, the movie managed to make $21.6M and finish first. This is the best opening for a movie during a Superbowl weekend. The movie cost $15M to produce, so the studios should see some profit unless the movie completely collapses.

Big Momma's House 2 (2006) also surprised again, and with an additional $13.6M, it now sits at $45.7M. The movie has already beaten pretty much all expectations.

Nanny McPhee (2005) added almost $10M and now totals $26.5M. Brokeback Mountain (2005) was somewhat disappointing with only $6M. The movie just crossed the $60M mark, which is rather fantastic though. If it wins some good Oscars, and with some promotional push from the studios, its chances of reaching $100M are not completely off.

Hoodwinked! The True Story of Red Riding Hood (2006) continues its little walk in the woods and should cross $50M over teh next two weeks. Not bad for an independent digital animation that cost $15M to produce. Underworld 2: Evolution (2006) is running out of breath, as expected, and only managed $5.3M in its third weekend. The movie has crossed $50M though and has done better than expected overall. Finally, Something New (2006) opened this weekend with a whisperish $4.9M. Its prospects for improvements don't look good.

1 When A Stranger Calls (2006)$21.6M2,999$21.6M3
2 Big Momma's House 2 (2006)$13.6M3,261$45.7M10
3 Nanny McPhee (2005)$9.8M2,146$26.5M10
4This movie has an online cover Brokeback Mountain (2005)$6M2,089$60.1M59
5This movie has an online cover Hoodwinked! The True Story of Red Riding Hood (2006)$5.3M2,907$44.1M52
6This movie has an online cover Underworld 2: Evolution (2006)$5.3M2,870$53M17
7 Something New (2006)$4.9M1,265$4.9M3
8 Annapolis (2006)$3.4M1,607$12.9M10
9This movie has an online cover Walk The Line (2005)$3.3M1,577$110.6M80
10This movie has an online cover Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe, The (2005)$3.1M1,716$281.9M59
11This movie has an online cover Glory Road (2006)$2.8M2,141$38.8M24
12 Last Holiday (2006)$2.6M1,920$36.3M24
13This movie has an online cover Capote (2005)$2.3M1,239$18M129
14 Matador, The (2005)$2.3M905$8.6M38
15This movie has an online cover Match Point (2005)$1.8M509$16.5M40
16This movie has an online cover Munich (2005)$1.7M1,151$43M45
17This movie has an online cover Fun With Dick And Jane (2005)$1.5M1,361$108.6M47
18 Good Night And Good Luck (2005)$1.5M929$26.8M122
19 New World, The (2005)$1.4M803$10.2M43
20This movie has an online cover King Kong (2005)$1.2M864$214.9M54
For the top 20 movies:$95.5M34,259$1.2B

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