Box Office Results: The Final Destination kills the competition

Studio Estimates for August 28-30:

1.  The Final Destination – $28.3 million
2.  Inglourious Basterds – $20 million
3.  Halloween II – $17.4 million
4.  District 9 – $10.7 million
5.  G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra – $8 million

The 3-D experience of The Final Destination was the winner between two horror movies this weekend, grossing an impressive $28.3 million, the best opening for the franchise.  Meanwhile, Halloween II landed the third spot with a $17.4 million gross.  Inglourious Basterds had a strong second weekend with $20 million, good enough for the runner-up spot.  And District 9 ($10.7 million) and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra ($8 million) rounded out the Top 5.

Check back next weekend when three new releases hit the theaters:  Comedies including All About Steve and Extract, plus the action/thriller Gamer.

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