The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian tops weekend box office

May 19th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by admin  

Washington, May 19 (ANI): The movie adaptation of The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian topped the weekend box office, earning 56.6 million dollars.

The opening meant that the movie also took the title of being the year’s second strongest opener.

However, the opening was still less than the first Narnia movie, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, which raked in 65.6 million dollars in its opening weekend.

Second place Robert Downer Jr, Gwyneth Paltrow starrer Iron Man continued to make money, raking in 31.2 million dollars in its third week.

Coming in third on the list was Ashton Kutcher and Cameron Diaz’s What Happens in Vegas with an earning of 13.9 million dollars, as per figures compiled by Exhibitor Relations.

The top five was rounded off by the Emile Hirsch starrer Speed Racer which raked in 7.6 million dollars, and Greg Kinnears Baby Mama, which raked in 4.5 million dollars. The two movies came in fourth and fifth place respectively.

The list of top-grossing weekend films is as follows:

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, 56.6 million USD

Iron Man, 31.2 million USD

What Happens in Vegas, 13.9 million USD

Speed Racer, 7.6 million USD

Baby Mama, 4.6 million USD

Made of Honor, 4.5 million USD

Forgetting Sarah Marshall, 2.5 million USD

Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, 1.8 million USD

The Forbidden Kingdom, 1 million USD

The Visitor, 687,000 USD (ANI)

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