'High School Musical' holds to No. 1

Nov. 2, 2008 at 2:33 PM
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LOS ANGELES, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" stayed at the head of the class this weekend in U.S. theaters, Box Office Mojo said Sunday.

Starring Zack Efron and Vanessa Hudgens, "High School Musical" tallied another $15.04 million, giving it a two-week total of $61.75 million.

Debuting at No. 2 was the comedy "Zack and Miri Make a Porno," with $10.68 million in estimated ticket sales. Written and directed by Kevin Smith, the movie stars Elizabeth Banks and Seth Rogen.

"Saw V" slipped to No. 3 with $10.11 million in gate receipts, while Clint Eastwood's "Changeling," starring Angelina Jolie and Gattlin Griffith, rocketed up from No. 20 to No. 4 with $9.41 million in sales.

Another new movie, "The Haunting of Molly Hartley," a Halloween-timed thriller starring Haley Bennett and Jake Weber, came in at No. 5 with just over $6 million in receipts.

Filling out the Top 10 were "Beverly Hills Chihuahua," $4.75 million; "The Secret Life of Bees," $4 million; "Max Payne," $3.7 million; "Eagle Eye," $3.4 million; and "Pride & Glory," $3.3 million.

Bounced out even before Election Day was "W.," Oliver Stone's movie about President George W. Bush, and "Body of Lies."

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