'Proposal' is accepted at the box office
By Adnan Tezer Jun 22, 2009, 21:21 GMT
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Disney’s Sandra Bullock-Ryan Reynolds film “The Proposal” debuted at No. 1 at the domestic box office, grossing an estimated $34.1 million from 3,056 theaters.
The other wide opener at the domestic box office was Sony’s comedy “Year One,” which placed No. 4, grossing an estimated $20.2 million from 3,022 runs.
According to Variety, studio execs said the Jack Black-Michael Cera film opened in line with their expectations.
Holdovers “The Hangover,” from Warner Bros., and Disney-Pixar’s 3-D cartoon “Up” continued their dominant runs, finishing Nos. 2 and 3, respectively.
“Hangover” slipped only 18% in its third weekend to gross an estimated $26.9 million from 3,545 theaters for a domestic total of $152.9 million.
“Up” dipped 31% in its fourth weekend to gross an estimated $21.3 million from 3,832 runs for a domestic total of $224.1 million.
Sony’s Denzel Washington/John Travolta action-drama “The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3” fell 52% in its second frame to finish No. 5 with $11.3 million from 3,077 runs and a domestic total of $43.3 million in its first 10 days.