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)||$21.6M||2,999||$21.6M||3|
|2|| Big Momma's House 2 (2006)||$13.6M||3,261||$45.7M||10|
|3|| Nanny McPhee (2005)||$9.8M||2,146||$26.5M||10|
|4|| Brokeback Mountain (2005)||$6M||2,089||$60.1M||59|
|5|| Hoodwinked! The True Story of Red Riding Hood (2006)||$5.3M||2,907||$44.1M||52|
|6|| Underworld 2: Evolution (2006)||$5.3M||2,870||$53M||17|
|7|| Something New (2006)||$4.9M||1,265||$4.9M||3|
|8|| Annapolis (2006)||$3.4M||1,607||$12.9M||10|
|9|| Walk The Line (2005)||$3.3M||1,577||$110.6M||80|
|10|| Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe, The (2005)||$3.1M||1,716||$281.9M||59|
|11|| Glory Road (2006)||$2.8M||2,141||$38.8M||24|
|12|| Last Holiday (2006)||$2.6M||1,920||$36.3M||24|
|13|| Capote (2005)||$2.3M||1,239||$18M||129|
|14|| Matador, The (2005)||$2.3M||905||$8.6M||38|
|15|| Match Point (2005)||$1.8M||509||$16.5M||40|
|16|| Munich (2005)||$1.7M||1,151||$43M||45|
|17|| Fun With Dick And Jane (2005)||$1.5M||1,361||$108.6M||47|
|18|| Good Night And Good Luck (2005)||$1.5M||929||$26.8M||122|
|19|| New World, The (2005)||$1.4M||803||$10.2M||43|
|20|| King Kong (2005)||$1.2M||864||$214.9M||54|
|For the top 20 movies:||$95.5M||34,259||$1.2B|