Two features from Marvel Entertainment, a company that only ten years ago was forced into bankruptcy, landed among the box office's top ten over the weekend. The Incredible Hulk sold $55.4 million worth of tickets, putting it in first place, while Iron Man added $5.6 million to its gross, bringing its seven-week total to $279.9 million. Meanwhile, performing well above expectations, Fox's The Happening took in $30.5 million in its debut -- nearly twice what analysts had predicted. Last weekend's champ, Kung Fu Panda slipped to second place with $30.5 million.
The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Media
by Numbers (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date):
1. The Incredible Hulk, Universal, $55,414,050, (New); 2. Kung Fu Panda, Paramount, $33,612,594, 2 Wks. ($117,289,932); 3. The Happening, 20th Century Fox, $30,517,109, (New); 4. You Don't Mess With The Zohan, Sony, $16,370,344, 2 Wks. ($68,760,685); 5. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Paramount, $14,741,83 4, 4 Wks. ($276,524,265); 6. Sex And The City, Warner Bros., $9,788,353, 3 Wks. ($119,522,016); 7. Iron Man, Paramount, $5,620,375, 7 Wks. ($297,918,329); 8. The Strangers, Universal, $4,024,485, 3 Wks. ($45,287,220); 9. The Chronic les of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Disney, $3,165,013, 5 Wks. ($131,904,474); 10. What Happens in Vegas, Fox, $1,667,587, 6 Wks. ($75,755,145).
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