‘The Incredible Hulk’ hits at the box office’

June 17th, 2008 - 12:28 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

“The Incredible Hulk” at the box-office made $54.5 million over opening weekend.Ang Lee’s “Hulk” opened in 2003 with $62.1 million weekend.

Marvel Studios, financed “The Incredible Hulk,” and distributor Universal hope the new movie, starring Edward Norton as the scientist who turns into the Hulk when maddened, will have a longer shelf life and eventually top out with better numbers than its predecessor.

Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to Media By Numbers LLC. Final figures will be released Monday.

1. “The Incredible Hulk,” $54.5 million.
2. “Kung Fu Panda,” $34.3 million.
3. “The Happening,” $30.5 million.
4. “You Don’t Mess With the Zohan,” $16.4 million.
5. “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull,” $13.5 million.
6. “Sex and the City,” $10.2 million.
7. “Iron Man,” $5.1 million.
8. “The Strangers,” $4.1 million.
9. “The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian,” $3 million.
10. “What Happens in Vegas,” $1.7 million.

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