facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

'Gromit' has leg up at U.S. box office

Oct. 9, 2005 at 6:43 PM   |   Comments

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- The new animated feature "Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit" was No. 1 at the U.S. box office with an estimated gross of $16.1 million.

Daily Variety said the Claymation comedy's opening-weekend take was on the low side of industry expectations, in part because five new movies arrived at the box office this weekend. Still, Jodie Foster's airborne drama "Flightplan" was second with an estimated $10.8 million -- just ahead of the new Cameron Diaz-Toni Collette feature "In Her Shoes," which opened with an estimated $10 million.

The new Al Pacino-Matthew McConaughey gambling drama "Two for the Money" opened with $8.9 million.

"The Gospel" -- the story of an R&B singer's faith crisis -- was No. 5 with $8 million.

© 2005 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Melissa McCarthy talks 'Ghostbusters 3' rumors Melissa McCarthy talks 'Ghostbusters 3' rumors
2
Heidi Montag conveys 'empathy' for Renee Zellweger Heidi Montag conveys 'empathy' for Renee Zellweger
3
Hank Baskett says transgender model extorted him Hank Baskett says transgender model extorted him
4
Goldberg on 'View' co-hosts: 'We're affectionate, but sometimes we bite' Goldberg on 'View' co-hosts: 'We're affectionate, but sometimes we bite'
5
Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies at age 71 Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies at age 71
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback