Friday, October 31, 2008
'High School' Beats Scary at Box Office!
The amazing Disney's 'High School Musical 3: Senior Year' stayed at the top of the box office this Halloween weekend, beating out horror flicks 'Saw V' and 'The Haunting of Molly Hartley.' But which offbeat comedy was No. 2?
The latest in the 'HSM' franchise made $15 million for the weekend, followed by The Weinstein Company's romantic comedy 'Zack and Miri Make a Porno,' which earned $10.7 million, studio estimates showed Sunday.
'HSM 3' stars Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Tisdale, whose characters are now in their senior year of high school. Seth Rogen and Elizabeth Banks star in 'Zack and Miri Make a Porno,' which traces platonic friends Zack (Rogen) and Miri (Banks) as they attempt to make some cash by making an adult film together.
Lionsgate's 'Saw V,' the latest installment in its horror series about a brutal serial killer nicknamed "Jigsaw," fell to No. 3 with $10.1 million, bringing its overall total to $45.8 million.The weekend's other big horror offering 'The Haunting of Molly Hartley,' starring "Gossip Girl" hunk Chace Crawford, finished in fifth, with an estimated $6 million.
Universal's crime drama "Changeling," directed by Hollywood icon Clint Eastwood and starring Angelina Jolie and John Malkovich, came in No. 4 with $9.4 million in its first weekend of wide release. Good Luck to you all..