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'Lakeview Terrace' Scores No. 1 Easily at Quiet Weekend

September 22, 2008, 2:36 am GMT

The Samuel L. Jackson starrer easily slips at number 1 with 15 million dollars, beating fellow newbies 'My Best Friend's Girl' and 'Igor'.



Drama thriller "Lakeview Terrace" sits at number 1 this weekend at the box office after scoring $15 million, another number that fails to break through the $20 million mark after "Bangkok Dangerous" earlier this month. The film starring Samuel L. Jackson that has a budget of $20 million, is Sony Pictures' second opening at #1 this year.

Taking the second spot is last week's champion "Burn After Reading" that scored another $11 million for a total of $36.1 million. Third and fourth slots meanwhile, are filled by newcomers "My Best Friend's Girl" and "Igor" respectively. The former took in a disappointing $8.3 million while the latter absorbed slightly less than that at $7.8 million.

At the last position of the top five is Overbrook's "Righteous Kill" that manages to score an additional $7.4 million for the total sum of $28.5 million, still more than half way to close up its budget of $60 million.

Weekend Box Office for September 19 - 21, 2008 Overall:

  1. Lakeview Terrace, $15 million
  2. Burn After Reading, $11 million
  3. My Best Friend's Girl, $8.3 million
  4. Igor, $7.8 million
  5. Righteous Kill, $7.4 million
  6. The Family That Preys, $7.3 million
  7. The Women, $5.4 million
  8. Ghost Town, $5 million
  9. The Dark Knight, $2.9 million
  10. The House Bunny, $2.7 million

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