Sony’s vampire horror pic 30 Days of Night won the weekend at the domestic box office with an estimated gross of $16 million from 2,855 locations, while Ben Affleck’s feature directorial debut Gone Baby Gone opened the strongest among the crowded pack of new adult dramas.
New Line’s new political drama Rendition, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Meryl Streep and Reese Witherspoon, placed No. 9, grossing an estimated $4.2 million from 2,250 theaters for a per location average of $1,856.
DreamWorks-Paramount suffered its second box office disappointment this month with the debut of awards hopeful Things We Lost in the Fire, which couldn’t crack the top ten films of the weekend. The Halle Berry-Benicio Del Toro starrer grossed $1.6 million from 1,142 theaters for a per screen average of $1,197.
1. 30 Days Of Night $16,000,000
2. Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married? $12,100,000
3. Game Plan, The $8,122,000
4. Michael Clayton $7,100,000
5. Gone, Baby, Gone $6,000,018
6. Comebacks, The $5,850,000
7. We Own The Night $5,500,000
8. Nightmare Before Christmas In 3-D (2007) $5,145,000
9. Rendition $4,175,000
10. Heartbreak Kid, The $3,900,000