Weekend Box Office: 07/25/08 – 07/27/08

Two new films opened up this weekend in wide release and both made it into the top five. Mulder and Scully were back in the long awaited X-Files sequel while the comedy world was thrilled with John C. Reilly and Will Ferrell. But it was once again Batman dominating the box office as The Dark Knight continues to break records. How good did it do? Well, check inside for full numbers and you’ll see that it is the fastest film to ever hit a certain milestone.

Credit: Box Office Mojo

Rank.) Movie Title (Distributor)
Weekend Gross (in millions) | Theaters | Total Gross (in millions) | Week #

1.) The Dark Knight (Warner Bros.)
$75.6 million/4,366 theatres/$314.3 million/Second Week

2.) Step Brothers (Sony)
$30.0 million/3,094 theatres/$30.0 million/First Week

3.) Mamma Mia! (Universal)
$17.9 million/2,990 theatres/$62.7 million/Second Week

4.) The X-Files: I Want To Believe (Fox)
$10.2 million/3,185 theatres/$10.2 million/First Week

5.) Journey To The Center Of The Earth (New Line)
$9.4 million/2,688 theatres/$60.2 million/Third Week

6.) Hancock (Sony)
$8.2 million/3,309 theatres/$206.4 million/Fourth Week

7.) Wall-E (Buena Vista)
$6.4 million/3,044 theatres/$195.2 million/Fifth Week

8.) Hellboy II: The Golden Army (Universal)
$4.9 million/3,018 theatres/$65.9 million/Third Week

9.) Space Chimps (Fox)
$4.4 million/2,538 theatres/$16.0 million/Second Week

10.) Wanted (Universal)
$2.7 million/1,754 theatres/$128.6 million/Fifth Week

Sunday Estimates – Final numbers due out Monday

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