Order Of The Phoenix Rising21 November 2006
Order Of The Phoenix Rising
The gap between the box-office totals for Sony/MGM's Casino Royale and Warner Bros.' Happy Feet narrowed Monday when Exhibitor Relations released the official count, but Happy Feet remained on top with $41.5 million, narrowly beating Casino with $40.8 million. The two films pushed Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, which had held the lead the previous two weeks, into second place with $14.6 million. Another new film, Universal's Let's Go to Prison, flopped with $2.2 million, winding up in tenth place.
The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Exhibitor Relations (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date):
1. Happy Feet, Warner Bros., $41,533,432, (New); 2. Casino Royale, Sony, $40,833,156, (New); 3. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, 20th Century Fox, $14,602,874, 3 Wks. ($90,757,366); 4. The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, Disney, $8,302,661, 3 Wks. ($51,704,119); 5. Stranger Than Fiction, Sony, $6,605,197, 2 Wks. ($22,905,344); 6. Flushed Away, Paramount, $6,596,962, 3 Wks. ($48,588,533); 7. Saw III, Lionsgate, $2,916,062, 4 Wks. ($74,968,353); 8. Babel, Paramount, $2,904,642, 4 Wks. ($12,016,104); 9. The Departed, Warner Bros., $2,585,402, 7 Wks. ($113,841,430); 10. Let's Go to Prison, Universal, $2,220,050, (New).
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