Monday, November 24, 2008

Box Office Results and Weekly Movie News

Movies coming out this Friday! Plot summaries thanks to IMDB!

Four Christmases - A comedy about a married couple (Witherspoon and Vaughn) from two divorced families who are tasked with attending four Christmas Day celebrations.

Transporter 3 - Frank Martin (Statham) puts the driving gloves on for a third mission: To deliver Valentina (Rudakova), the kidnapped daughter of a Ukranian government official, from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. En route, he'll have to contend with thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe delivery and not let his personal feelings get in the way of his dangerous objective.

Australia - Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat (Kidman) who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man (Jackman) in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.

Milk - A chronicle of Harvey Milk's (Penn) ascent to become San Francisco's first openly gay city supervisor in 1977, and the political fallout that led to his assassination, as well as Mayor George Moscone's, the following year.

Movies coming out on DVD!

Fred Claus
Space Chimps

Box Office Results for the Weekend!

1 Twilight$70.5 M

2 Quantum of Solace $27.4 M

3 Bolt $27.0 M

4 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa $16.0 M

5 Role Models $7.2 M

No doubt that "Twilight" would take the prize for #1 movie in America this weekend. "Quantum of Solace" still holds strong, beating out the opening for "Bolt," showing Bond can still kick butt in theaters.

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