‘The Expendables’ enjoys last day at number 1


Thursday Daily Box Office Rally

073046H1.jpgFirst Place – The Expendables grossed a strong $1.48 million Thursday, making it the #1 film in America for the 14th day in a row.  Sylvester Stallone‘s actioner has now crossed $72.5 million and has had an incredible late-summer run at the box office.

Second PlaceJulia Roberts‘ romance-drama-travelogue Eat Pray Love remained in second place yesterday with a $1.47 million take at the box office, enough to push the film’s 14-day total to some $53.71 million.

Third PlaceThe Other Guys stayed ahead of the competition once again Wednesday with $900,408, taking the the Adam McKay comedy to a $92.73 million cumulative domestic gross.  Will Ferrell, who co-stars with Mark Wahlberg, saw the second biggest opening of his career when The Other Guys debuted on August 6th.

Daily Box Office Top 12 Movies for Thursday, August 26, 2010:

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

$1.48M 3,270 $454 $72.51M
2.  Eat Pray Love

$1.47M 3,082 $478 $53.71M
3.   The Other Guys

$900k 3,472 $259 $92.73M
4.   Inception $792k 2,401 $330 $265.64M
5.   Piranha 3D

$740k 2,470

$300 $13.96M
6.   Vampires Suck   

$713k 3,233

$220 $22.6M
7.   The Switch $684k 2,012 $340 $11.83M
8.   Nanny McPhee Returns  

$682k 2,784 $245 $12.27M
9.   Scott Pilgrim vs. The World $592k 2,820 $210 $23.66M
10. Lottery Ticket

$531k 1,973 $269 $13.4M
11. Despicable Me $458k 2,236 $205 $233.42M
12. Dinner For Schmucks

$337k 2,149 $157 $67.42M

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

Check back Saturday for the Friday Daily Box Office Rally results!