Monday, December 22, 2008

Box Office Results and Weekly Movie News

Movies coming out this week!

Bedtime Stories
- Somehow, someway, the lavish bedtime stories that a hotel handyman (Sandler) tells his niece and nephew start to magically come true.

The Spirit - A rookie cop (Macht) returns from the dead to fight crime from the shadows of Central City. His main opposition is a former lab technician who has reinvented himself as The Octopus (Jackson), an elusive criminal mastermind who knows the secrets behind his nemesis.

Valkyrie - Near the end of WWII, Claus von Stauffenberg (Cruise) leads to group of fellow German army colonels in an attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler; the event would later be called the July 20 Plot of 1944.

Marley and Me - An impossibly cute, but impossible-to-live-with yellow Labrador retriever named Marley teaches his newlywed owners a thing or two about patience and parenthood.

Movies coming out on DVD!

Death Race

The Duchess
Eagle Eye
Ghost Town
Saving Grace

Box Office results for the weekend!
1 Yes Man$18.2 M

2 Seven Pounds$16.0 M

3 The Tale of Despereaux$10.5 M

4 The Day the Earth Stood Still $10.2 M

5 Four Christmases $7.7 M

6 Twilight $5.2 M

7 Bolt $4.3 M

8 Slumdog Millionaire $3.2 M

9 Australia $2.3 M

10 Quantum of Solace $2.2 M

"Yes Man," "Seven Pounds" and "Tale of Despereaux" take the top three spots as the newest movies for the weekend while other films stay alive even with a really dull turnout to the theaters. Next weekend has many anticipated movies coming out and shall definitely fare better than this past weekend.

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