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Box Office: Superbad Has Super Staying Power

Teen raunch comedy Superbad continued to get tons of McLovin from audiences this weekend as it reigned at the box office for the second weekend in a row. Overall, this weekend's box office sales were somewhat unusual, with older movies taking the top three slots before the new releases. The Bourne Ultimatum came in second place — a nice accomplishment in the movie's third weekend in theaters — while Rush Hour 3 stayed strong at No. 3.

Mr. Bean's Holiday came in just slightly ahead of Jet Li's action flick War, the two films taking fourth and fifth places respectively. Meanwhile, The Nanny Diaries opened at No. 6 in the box office lineup, raking in just $7.8 million.

Superbad actually has a chance of taking the top slot a third weekend in a row this upcoming holiday weekend. The only real competition comes from Rob Zombie's Halloween and the bumbling comedy Balls of Fury. My money's on McLovin and Co.


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darkoblivion darkoblivion 9 years
Superbad was hilarious! LOVED it!
amybdk amybdk 9 years
Don't bother seeing Balls of Fury... I fell asleep during it. It was very predictable and boring.
Hautie Hautie 9 years
I saw Superbad this past weekend... and McLovin and his buddies, the Cops, were the funniest part of the movie. I am sure the police unions are not pleased with the portrayal of the Police in this movie... haha! And the artistic drawings of penis' were brilliant...
janellethechef janellethechef 9 years
It's pretty great! I saw it with my boyfriend last Friday! It keeps you laughing the whole way through! My 50 year old parents loved it too!
PinkNC PinkNC 9 years
I keep hearing that this is suppose to be really good.
Brians-Girl Brians-Girl 9 years
I LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS MOVIE! its totally worth it! and lives up to it!... its worth the $10 to see the movie! i saw it twice! and i cant wait until it comes out on DVD!! YAY!! haha
lorenashley lorenashley 9 years
i really wanna see it but they don't have it in my small town :cry:
badhabit badhabit 9 years
I saw it this weekend. It was very funny. Normally I don't see rauncy high school type movies in the theatre but I have such a soft spot in my heart for George Michael Bluth (Michael Cera) that I had to give my ten bucks to support his career. Also the teenage actresses in this movie are adorable...but not super skinny skanky looking starlet wannabees. They look more like girls you might actually see in a high school.
menthadict menthadict 9 years
I LOVE superbad! The cops and McLovin stole the show. After seeinga hilarious clip on youtube I absolutely had to see it. Was so good.
Renees3 Renees3 9 years
I've seen it twice and I LOVE IT! It's great. Seriously the scenes with the cops and fogal are soem of the funniest parts. me and my friends have been quoting it constantly!
katemiller katemiller 9 years
i loved Superbad! That movie rocks!
CestLaVie CestLaVie 9 years
Superbad was supergood! Saw it last weekend.
EatYourVeggies EatYourVeggies 9 years
I haven't seen it yet, but I am dying to. I can tell it's going to be ridiculously awesome just from the uncensored trailer.
SoftRockStar SoftRockStar 9 years
Does Superbad live up to its hype? I have an abhorrence for things everyone says is a "must see" (lol) so I'm skeptical about the movie and have yet to see Knocked Up.
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