'Baby Mama' is No. 1

April 27, 2008 at 6:23 PM   |   0 comments

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LOS ANGELES, April 27 (UPI) -- "Saturday Night Live" alumni Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hit the big screen in U.S. theaters with the weekend's No. 1 movie, "Baby Mama."

The comedy pulled in an estimated $18.27 million in its first weekend, Box Office Mojo reported.

Another comedy, "Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay," written and directed by Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg, debuted at No. 2 with an estimated $14.57 million in sales.

Last week's top movie, "The Forbidden Kingdom," slipped to No. 3 with $11.23 million in receipts, followed closely by "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" with $11.01 million.

Holding steady at No. 5 was "Nim's Island," with $4.53 million.

Next were "Prom Night (2008)," $4.4 million; "21," $4 million; "88 Minutes," $3.6 million; and "Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!," $2.41 million.

Another new offering, "Deception (2008), came at No. 10 with $2.23 million in estimated ticket sales. The sex thriller stars Hugh Jackman and Michelle Williams.

Falling out of the top 10 were "Street Kings," "Leatherheads" and "Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed."

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