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Weekend box-office results

Monday's final results showed that the Wachowski brothers' "Speed Racer" actually finished the weekend No. 3.

May 13, 2008

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What happens on Sunday can change by Monday. Warner Bros.' "Speed Racer" had been widely reported as No. 2 for the weekend based on Sunday's studio estimates, including projections for that day, but Monday's final results showed that the Wachowski brothers' movie actually finished the weekend No. 3 behind "Iron Man" and the romantic comedy "What Happens in Vegas." Final results also showed that David Mamet's cerebral thriller "Redbelt" missed the top 10 by a mere $551. Sales in the U.S. and Canada, May 9-11:
Movie (studio)3-day gross (millions)Total (millions)VenuesAverage per venueWeeks
1Iron Man (Paramount)$51.2$177.84,111$12,4522
2What Happens in Vegas (20th Century Fox)20.220.23,2156,2741
3Speed Racer (Warner Bros.)18.618.63,6065,1471
4Made of Honor (Sony)8.126.82,7342,9692
5Baby Mama (Universal)6.240.82,6272,3703
6Forgetting Sarah Marshall (Universal)3.850.82,3761,6154
7Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay (Warner Bros.)3.130.72,2641,3723
8The Forbidden Kingdom (Lionsgate/ Weinstein)2.248.51,7241,2584
9Nim's Island (20th Century Fox)1.544.41,6019146
10Prom Night (Sony)1.042.81,4656915
Industry totals
3-day gross Change Year-to-date grossChange
(in millions)from 2007(in billions)from 2007
$124.9+17.8%$2.93-2.6%
Note: A movie may be shown on more than one screen at each venue.
Source: Media by Numbers
Los Angeles Times