‘Monsters vs. Aliens’ tops US weekend box office

March 30th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI  

DreamWorks Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): DreamWorks Animation and Paramount Pictures’ computer animated 3-D feature film “Monsters vs. Aliens” has scored the biggest US box office debut of the year by grossing 58.2 million dollars.

Following it was Lionsgate’s horror entry “The Haunting in Connecticut”, which made an estimated 23 million dollars, reports Variety.

Nicolas Cage’s sci-fi actioner “Knowing” by Summit Entertainment made 14.7 million dollars.

“I Love You, Man” by Par’s DreamWorks made an estimated 12.6 million dollars from 2,717 runs.

Universal’s “Duplicity” didn’t fare as well in its second outing, and made an estimated 7.6 million dollars.

“12 Rounds” by Fox and produced/financed by World Wrestling Entertainment’s film division made an estimated 5.3 million dollars.

Movie “Watchmen” has been declining worldwide, and made an estimated 2.8 million dollars. (ANI)

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