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‘Hellboy’ stokes box office with $34.5 million

July 16th, 2008 Posted in What's Hot Now

“Hellboy II: The Golden Army” caught box-office heat with a $34.5 million debut, while Eddie Murphy flopped as his comedy “Meet Dave” opened with just $5.3 million.

The top 10 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Media By Numbers LLC are:

1. “Hellboy II: The Golden Army,” Universal, $34,539,115, 3,204 locations, $10,780 average, $34,539,115, one week.

2. “Hancock,” Sony, $32,080,560, 3,965 locations, $8,091 average, $164,115,004, two weeks.

3. “Journey to the Center of the Earth,” Warner Bros., $21,018,141, 2,811 locations, $7,477 average, $21,018,141, one week.

4. “WALL-E,” Disney, $18,793,588, 3,849 locations, $4,883 average, $163,055,900, three weeks.

5. “Wanted,” Universal, $11,996,175, 3,157 locations, $3,800 average, $112,455,060, three weeks.

6. “Get Smart,” Warner Bros., $7,201,376, 3,086 locations, $2,334 average, $111,564,176, four weeks.

7. “Meet Dave,” Fox, $5,251,918, 3,011 locations, $1,744 average, $5,251,918, one week.

8. “Kung Fu Panda,” Paramount, $4,411,412, 2,704 locations, $1,631 average, $202,154,311, six weeks.

9. “The Incredible Hulk,” Universal, $2,324,345, 1,945 locations, $1,195 average, $129,905,435, five weeks.

10. “Kit Kittredge: An American Girl,” Picturehouse, $2,303,054, 1,849 locations, $1,246 average, $10,992,641, four weeks.

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