Box Office: Monsters not so Fast & Furious

The debut of FAST & FURIOUS took #1 at the box office, forcing last week’s win-place-and-show trio of fantasy, horror, and science fiction – MONSTERS VS. ALIENS, THE HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT, and KNOWING – into second, third, and fourth place, respectively.

MONSTERS VS. ALIENS earned $33.5-million its sophomore session, for a two-week total of $105.7-million.

HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT scared up $9.6-million for a two-week total of $37.2-mllion.

KNOWING saw its way to $8.1-million in tickets sales, for a three-week total of $58.2-million.

The only other science fiction, fantasy, or horror holdover in the Top Ten was RACE TO WITCH MOUNTAIN with $3.4-million in its fourth weekend, adding up to a total of $58.4-million.

LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT dropped out of the Top Ten, collapsing from tenth to twelfth place with $1.3-million. After four weeks in U.S. theatres the film has earned $30.7-million.

Read the complete Top Ten here.

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Steve Biodrowski

Cinefantastique's Los Angeles Correspondent from 1987 to 1993 and West Coast Editor from 1993 to 1999. Currently the webmaster of Cinefantastique Online, I also run a website called Hollywood Gothique that covers Halloween Horror and Sci-Fi Cinema Events in the Los Angeles area.

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