Where the Wild Things Are Dominates Box Office

October 19, 2009 By:
Where the Wild Things Are Dominates Box Office

The movie adaptation of Maurice Sendak's beloved children's book, Where the Wild Things Are, dominated the box office as it debuted at No. 1 with $32.5 million this past weekend.

Jamie Foxx and Gerard Butler's vengeance thriller Law Abiding Citizen, debuted with $21.3 million, while Paranormal Activity rounded out the top three with $20.1 million dollars.

Here are the top ten movies from the October 16-18 weekend:

1. Where the Wild Things Are: $32.4 million

2. Law Abiding Citizen: $21.2 million

3. Paranormal Activity: $20.1 million

4. Couples Retreat: $17.9 million

5. The Stepfather: $12.3 million

6. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs: $8.1 million

7. Zombieland: $7.8 million

8. Toy Story 3: $3 million

9. Surrogates: $1.9 million

10. The Invention of Lying: $1.9 million