Monday Daily Box Office Rally
First Place - Sylvester Stallone's The Expendables fought off the competition to hold down the top spot at Monday's box office, taking in $3.9 million from 3,270 theaters across America. The old-school actioner has grossed $38.77 million since it opened Friday with help from stars like Jason Statham, Jet Li, and even an appearance by California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Third Place - The Other Guys with Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg stayed in the top three Monday with $2.26 million at the box office. The Adam McKay comedy has now grossed a cool $72.2 million since its debut almost 2 weeks ago, which was star Will Ferrell's second biggest opening of his career.
Daily Box Office Top 12 Movies for Monday, August 16, 2010:
|Movie Title||Monday Gross||Theatres||Per-Theatre Average||Domestic Total|
|1. The Expendables||$3.94M||3,270||$1,205||$38.77M|
|2. Eat Pray Love||$3.04M||3,082||$988||$26.15M|
|3. The Other Guys||$2.26M||3,651||$619||$72.21M|
|5. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World||$1.47M||2,818||$520||$12.08M|
|6. Despicable Me||$1.10M||2,923||$375||$223.29M|
|7. Step Up 3D||$1.06M||2,439||$433||$30.88M|
|8. Dinner for Schmucks||$957k||3,046||$314||$59.74M|
|10. Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore||$710k||2,728||$260||$35.93M|
|11. Toy Story 3||$390k||1,219||$320||$401.21M|
|12. Charlie St. Cloud||$333k||2,083||$160||$29.09M|
*Monday daily box office numbers provided by Hollywood.com Box Office.
Check back Wednesday for the Tuesday Daily Box Office Rally results!