‘Expendables’ & ‘Eat Pray Love’ Still #1


Inception movie poster 2010Monday Daily Box Office Rally

First Place –  Sylvester Stallone‘s The Expendables was unbeatable once again, holding onto the #1 spot at the box office after its 2nd weekend in theaters.  Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, and the whole crew grossed another $1.95 million Monday, bringing the actioner’s total to a solid $67.3 million.

Second PlaceJulia Roberts‘ romance-drama Eat Pray Love was likewise unwilling to give up the #2 spot yesterday, adding over $1.5 million to its $48.7 million cumulative gross.

Third Place – The Friedberg & Seltzer flick Vampires Suck fended off the competition to nab the #3 spot Monday, holding off The Other Guys by just a few hundred ticket sales.  The Twilight-spoofing comedy earned $1.24 million at the box office for a $19.8 million total.

Daily Box Office Top 12 Movies for Monday, August 23, 2010:

Movie Title Monday Gross Theatres Per-Theatre Average Domestic Total
1.   The Expendables

$1.95M 3,270 $597 $67.31M
2.   Eat Pray Love

$1.53M 3,082 $496 $48.74M
3.   Vampires Suck

$1.24M 3,233 $384 $19.81M
4.   The Other Guys

$1.24M 3,472 $357 $89.49M
5.   Piranha 3D

$1.09M 2,470

$441 $11.20M
6.   Nanny McPhee Returns

$1.09M 2,784

$390 $9.49M
7.   Inception $963k 2,401 $401 $263M
8.   The Switch

$889k 2,012 $442 $9.32M
9.   The Lottery Ticket

$821k 1,973 $416 $11.47M
10. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

$747k 2,820 $265 $21.65M
11. Despicable Me $659k 2,236 $295 $231.7M
12. Dinner for Schmucks

$451k 2,149 $210 $66.25M

*Monday daily box office numbers provided by Hollywood.com Box Office.

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