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  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE | August 9th 2009

    By | August 10, 2009

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    G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra won the top spot this weekend with over $100 million at the worldwide and $56.2 million in US box office results. G.I. Joe is now Paramount’s third hit franchise of the summer, following up the critically acclaimed Star Trek, and the mega successful Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, also from the studio.

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    The double biopic Julie & Julia came in second with $20.1m , G-Force held the three spot with $9.8 million, and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince captured fourth place with $8.9 million.

    Funny People dropped like a bad habit from last weeks 1 spot all the way to fifth place losing 65% of it’s audience and only scrapping up $7.9 million in its second week.

    The other big news or lack there of, involes the vacation thriller A Perfect Getaway which came in at seventh place with only $5.8 million.

    Check out the complete domestic top 10 below:


    Title
    Weekend
    Total
    1 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra $56,200,000 $56,200,000
    2 Julie & Julia $20,100,000 $20,100,000
    3 G-Force $9,804,000 $86,116,000
    4 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $8,880,000 $273,800,000
    5 Funny People $7,866,000 $40,417,000
    6 The Ugly Truth $7,000,000 $69,088,000
    7 A Perfect Getaway $5,765,000 $5,765,000
    8 Aliens in the Attic $4,000,000 $16,293,000
    9 Orphan $3,730,000 $34,822,000
    10 (500) Days of Summer $3,725,000 $12,343,000

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