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Box Office News 2008-08-18 07:00:37

Box Office: Tropic Thunder Takes the Top Spot


Even though Tropic Thunder is technically No. 1 this weekend, The Dark Knight is still being called the biggest winner because it is "the second highest grossing pic of all time after Titanic domestically." Ben Stiller's comedy earned an estimated $26 million while the Batman sequel took in $16.7 million and has a total gross of $471.5 million.

The rest of the top 10 was shaken up a bit as well this weekend: Star Wars: The Clone Wars came in third place, followed by the horror flick Mirrors at No. 4 and Pineapple Express rounded out the top five.

Woody Allen's Vicky Cristina Barcelona opened this weekend at No. 10, and the new 3-D animated flick Fly Me to the Moon came in at No. 11.

Photos courtesy of Paramount Pictures

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idawson idawson 7 years
hee-larious
Jude-C Jude-C 7 years
Now it sounds more promising. Thanks, tia. Oh, and nice avatar. I'm going to stare at it for a while...
tiabia tiabia 7 years
Jude C, I will admit that I am usually annoyed a bit by Jack Black, but he was actually really great in this one. He was nicely subdued.
SomethingWicked SomethingWicked 7 years
That movie was so Freaken funny...way funnier then I expected. Ya gotta be into Ben Stiller movies to like it since he did write it, direct it, and star in it. My friends and I have been quoting that movie since :)
Jude-C Jude-C 7 years
*I mean, pay theater prices. I'll just wait until the DVD.
Jude-C Jude-C 7 years
I want to see this for RDJ and Ben Stiller, but I refuse to pay money for Jack Black to annoy me.
ehadams ehadams 7 years
I loved Tropic Thunder. The cameos were great!
piper23 piper23 7 years
I didn't laugh quite as much as I thought I would but it was still worth the money.
tiabia tiabia 7 years
Tropic Thunder was AWESOME!!!! I actually had the privilege of seeing it twice...even better the second time around!!!!
details2 details2 7 years
Tropic Thunder was disappointing.
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