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This was one of the worst weekend in a while where the top movie did not even gross $10M, and the top 20 films made about $65M combined. This one weekend completely reversed the trend of the summer which was very encouraging for the industry. Let's hope this is just a statistical anomaly.

Covenant, The (2006) topped the box office this weekend with $8.9M. The reviews are bad, and it seems that beyond the pretty boys and a few cool special effects, the movie doesn't have much else to offer. Hollywoodland (2006) however is getting much much better reviews overall, but in the end, still only managed $5.9M. On the other hand, it did open in only 1,548 theaters, so it may yet expand. In any case, the Oscar buzz has started.

Invincible (2006) continues to do well with $5.6M and should pass the $50M mark next weekend. Crank (2006) is also managing OK and added $4.9M, putting it at $20M. The film will pass $30M eventually, which is not a lot, but enough to be considered a mini hit. Finally, amidst wonderful reviews and good word of mouth, Illusionist, The (2006) has expanded and made $4.5M. It now sits at $28M, and the Oscar buzz is going on for this one too.

#MovieWeekendTheatersTotalDays
1Covenant, The (2006)$8.9M2,681$8.9M3
2Hollywoodland (2006)$5.9M1,548$5.9M3
3Invincible (2006)$5.6M2,987$45.5M17
4Protector, The (2005)$5M1,541$5M3
5Crank (2006)$4.9M2,515$20M10
6Illusionist, The (2006)$4.5M1,234$18M24
7Little Miss Sunshine (2006)$4.3M1,560$41.5M47
8Wicker Man, The (2006)$4.1M2,784$17.4M10
9Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby (2006)$3M2,617$142.2M38
10Barnyard: The Original Party Animals (2006)$2.7M2,506$67M38
11World Trade Center (2006)$2.6M2,674$67.2M33
12Step Up (2006)$2.5M2,279$61.7M31
13Accepted (2006)$2.5M2,381$32.2M24
14Pirates Of The Caribbean 2, Dead Man's Chest (2006)$2M1,589$416.6M66
15How To Eat Fried Worms (2006)$1.5M1,793$11.3M17
16Beerfest (2006)$1.4M1,911$17.2M17
17Crossover (2006)$1.3M1,023$6M10
18Idlewild (2006)$958.5K856$11.4M17
19Snakes On A Plane (2006)$824.2K1,151$33M24
20Cars (2006)$478.3K478$242.6M94

For the top 20 movies:$65M38,108$1.3B

 


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