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Box Office: Tyler Perry's No. 1 Movie

Box Office: Tyler Perry's No. 1 Movie

This past weekend at the box office was one of the most surprising I’ve seen in a long time. Tyler Perry’s play-turned-movie Why Did I Get Married? took the No. 1 spot by a long shot, finally knocking The Rock’s Game Plan into second place. The George Clooney starrer, Michael Clayton, leapt up the list to No. 3 as it expanded to wide release. Clayton just barely came in above the drama/thriller We Own the Night.

The Heartbreak Kid weakly rounded out the top five bringing in $7.4 million. Most surprisingly, the talented, good-looking cast of Elizabeth: The Golden Age couldn’t save the movie from its measly $6 million take. The period piece landed in sixth place.

This upcoming weekend audiences have their pick of drama (Things We Lost in the Fire), more drama (Reservation Road), thrills (Gone Baby Gone), more thrills (Rendition) and horror (30 Days of Night).

Photo courtesy of Lionsgate

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Indigowaters Indigowaters 9 years
I love this movie! This is Tyler's best yet.
DOliveira-Diva DOliveira-Diva 9 years
I enjoyed the movie. I expected something different, but I was pleasantly surprised.
MirandaPanda MirandaPanda 9 years what point will people stop being amazed that Tyler Perry's movies come in at #1? This is his THIRD MAJOR film, and this is his THIRD time to open first at the box-office. He is really very talented. :)
msmiller msmiller 9 years
I agree with hebrew honey. He did a good job on this one.
hebrew-hunny hebrew-hunny 9 years
Why Did I Get Marred was much better than I expected it to be.
supamama supamama 9 years
How come you were so suprised, his movies open at number #1 every time he releases one! By the way, it was great!
Zahara-Pitt Zahara-Pitt 9 years
i'll catch when it come out on DVD
LaLa0428 LaLa0428 9 years
I loved how in Why Did I Get Married, there wasn't all these Happily Ever After crap.
miss-britt miss-britt 9 years
I was surprised how much i liked this film, Why Did I Get married. Glad it did well.
Loreal25 Loreal25 9 years
Why did I get Married was a great movie!
Orangecrush43 Orangecrush43 9 years
Looks really funny
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