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Box Office: Carell & Co. Outsmart the Guru

Box Office: Carell & Co. Outsmart the Guru


Looks like enough people were craving the silly fun of an updated Maxwell Smart story this weekend, making the Steve Carell-Anne Hathaway comedy No. 1 at the box office. The Mike Meyers comedy The Love Guru was expected to show Get Smart some stiff competition during the opening weekend for both movies. Instead, The Love Guru brought in $14 million to Get Smart's $39 million, and failed to crack the top three.

At No. 2 was Kung Fu Panda, which bumped the more recent Incredible Hulk to third place. The Love Guru came in fourth, followed by M. Night Shyamalan's The Happening.

This weekend the crown will most likely go to Pixar's latest (and much-promoted) project, WALL-E about a little robot with the saddest, most endearing "eyes" ever. The action flick Wanted, however, may entice that coveted young male demographic, and will probably do quite well for itself.

Photo courtesy of Warner Bros.

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shoesaddict shoesaddict 8 years
love guru suckssssssssssssssssss! sucks big time... please dont go watch it
millarci millarci 8 years
gigill, definitely check out Get Smart! Buzzsugar and People both gave it good reviews. :) I watched it over the weekend and it was very good. I second that darkangel2305!
gigill gigill 8 years
Might have to check out Get Smart - how are the reviews for it? I keep hearing bad things about the Love Guru as well.
Linda-McP Linda-McP 8 years
The reviews of The Love Guru keep getting more and more negative. It sounds really awful.
darkangel2305 darkangel2305 8 years
I love her eyes. They are so expressive :)
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