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(E) 'Passion' the best in the history
By Nenad N. Bach | Published  03/4/2004 | Culture And Arts | Unrated
(E) 'Passion' the best in the history

 

Gibson's 'Passion' rakes in US$125.2m in first five days

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ'' took in $125.2 million in its first five days, passing "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King'' for the best gross by a movie opening on a Wednesday.

In its first weekend, "The Passion'' grossed US$83.8 million.

The top 20 movies at North American theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Exhibitor Relations Co. Inc. and Nielsen EDI Inc.:

1. "The Passion of the Christ,'' Newmarket, $83,848,082, 3,043 locations, $27,554 average, $125,185,971, one week.

2. "50 First Dates,'' Sony, $12,565,729, 3,450 locations, $3,642 average, $88,683,963, three weeks.

3. "Twisted,'' Paramount, $8,904,299, 2,703 locations, $3,294 average, $8,904,299, one week.

4. "Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen,'' Disney, $6,346,941, 2,503 locations, $2,536 average, $16,905,932, two weeks.

5. "Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights,'' Lions Gate, $5,811,325, 2,042 locations, $2,846 average, $5,811,325, one week.

6. "Miracle,'' Disney, $4,469,617, 2,222 locations, $2,012 average, $56,328,330, four weeks.

7. "Eurotrip,'' DreamWorks, $4,051,428, 2,544 locations, $1,593 average, $12,758,176, two weeks.

8. "Welcome to Mooseport,'' Fox, $3,279,764, 2,868 locations, $1,144 average, $11,539,863, two weeks.

9. "Barbershop 2: Back in Business,'' MGM, $3,125,536, 1,524 locations, $2,051 average, $57,575,543, four weeks.

10. "Broken Lizard's Club Dread,'' Fox Searchlight, $3,035,688, 1,807 locations, $1,680 average, $3,035,688, one week.

11. "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King,'' New Line, $2,174,665, 1,112 locations, $1,956 average, $364,115,612, 11 weeks.

12. "Mystic River,'' Warner Bros., $2,085,463, 1,125 locations, $1,854 average, $82,234,706, 21 weeks.

13. "Monster,'' Newmarket, $2,006,422, 968 locations, $2,073 average, $26,815,006, 10 weeks.

14. "Cold Mountain,'' Miramax, $1,333,182, 1,113 locations, $1,198 average, $92,685,850, 10 weeks.

15. "Against the Ropes,'' Paramount, $1,333,157, 1,601 locations, $833 average, $5,104,925, two weeks.

16. "The Butterfly Effect,'' New Line, $1,254,484, 1,035 locations, $1,212 average, $55,377,579, six weeks.

17. "You Got Served,'' Sony Screen Gems, $1,226,543, 816 locations, $1,503 average, $38,145,620, five weeks.

18. "Something's Gotta Give,'' Sony, $811,412, 672 locations, $1,207 average, $122,736,489, 12 weeks.

19. "Along Came Polly,'' Universal, $690,560, 664 locations, $1,040 average, $86,149,245, seven weeks.

20. "In America,'' Fox Searchlight, $514,012, 202 locations, $2,545 average, $14,058,905, 14 weeks. - AP
 

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