'Jumper' leaps to No. 1

Feb. 17, 2008 at 2:27 PM

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- New movies, led by "Jumper," grabbed four of the Top 5 spots Sunday among U.S. theater-goers.

"Jumper," a thriller starring Samuel L. Jackson and Hayden Christensen, pulled in $27.23 million in estimated ticket sales in its debut weekend to claim the No. 1 spot, Box Office Mojo reported. No. 2 was "Step Up 2 the Streets," a romantic dance movie starring Briana Evignan and Robert Hoffman that tallied $19.67 million. "The Spiderwick Chronicles," a kids' fantasy, was right behind at $19.08 million.

Fourth place went to "Fool's Gold," which fell from No. 1, with $13.08 million, while another new film, "Definitely, Maybe," featuring Ryan Reynolds and An Nguyen, was No. 5 with $9.69 million in sales.

Also still in the Top 10 were "Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins," $8.89 million; "Juno," "$4.63 million; "The Bucket List," $4.11 million; "Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour," $3.29 million; and "27 Dresses," $3.18 million.

Disappearing from the top tier were "The Eye," "There Will Be Blood," "Rambo" and "Meet the Spartans."

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Bill Cosby deposition in sex assault case to be sealed
Taylor Swift graces cover of GQ in skin-tight beachwear
Daniel Craig 'done' with James Bond after 'Spectre'
Celebrity airport style: What the famous wear when they travel
Rihanna announces eighth studio album 'Anti'