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'Eagle Eye' Sails to Box Office Top

September 29, 2008 (2:00 am) GMT
'Eagle Eye' becomes the second movie for Shia LaBeouf to reach no. 1 this year.

Race-against-time thriller "" has made September 26 to 28 weekend theirs. Opened on Friday, September 26 and played on 4,800 screens, the D.J. Caruso-directed film tops the box office chart with approximately $29.2 million. Commenting on the movie's success, DreamWorks spokesman Chip Sullivan said, "'Eagle Eye' jumpstarted the fall box office, and we couldn't be happier."

Starred by and , the flick becomes LaBeouf's second #1 feature film in 2008 following "". Securing his status as the A-lister, "Eye" also marks the second time he teams up with Caruso to deliver a box office topper after their 2007's thriller "".

Coming up behind "Eye" is "". The Nicolas Spark adaptation film debuted second, pulling in about $13.4 million. Together with "Eye", the Warner Bros. Pictures romantic drama that teams up once again "The Cotton Club" and "Unfaithful" co-star, and , pushes "" which earns around $7 million to the third place.

Another newcomer to the revenue chart is Christian drama starring Kirk Cameron, "". The Samuel Goldwyn release grosses an estimated $6.8 million and takes on the fourth position. Meanwhile, rounding up the top five is dark spy comedy from the Coen brothers, "". The and -starrer collects another $6.2 million in its third weekend screening, adding to the total of about $45.5 million.

  1. "" - $29.2 million
  2. "" - $13.4 million
  3. "" - $7 million
  4. "" - $6.8 million
  5. "" - $6.2 million
  6. "" - $5.4 million
  7. "" - $3.9 million
  8. "" - $3.7 million
  9. "" - $3.5 million
  10. "" - $3.1 million


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