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Final Destination Kills Box Office Competition

Posted by Hoob on August 31st, 2009
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In an fairly amazing surprise this weekend, a film that was initially slated for a direct to DVD release has taken in over $28 million dollars and wont he weekend box office. “The Final Destination” was considered a long shot for box office success. Many people had pegged the series as done and not worth even bringing another episode to the big screen. How surprised they all were when it tackled Tarantino’s “Inglourious Basterds” who cam in second with $20 million and Rob Zombie’s “Halloween 2″ which landed at 3rd with $17.4 million. Rounding out the top five were District 9 with $10.7 million and GI Joe: Rise of Cobra, with $8 million.

1 The Final Destination $28,335,000
2 Inglourious Basterds $20,041,000
3 Halloween II (2009) $17,405,000
4 District 9 $10,700,000
5 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra $8,000,000
6 Julie & Julia $7,400,000
7 The Time Traveler’s Wife $6,745,000
8 Shorts $4,870,000
9 Taking Woodstock $3,749,000
10 G-Force $2,845,000

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