May 22, 2009
‘Terminator’ has $3M midnight debut
Terminator Salvation earned $3 million at the U.S. box office during Thursday midnight screenings, Warner Bros. said.
The studio did not indicate how many theaters held 12:01 a.m. showings of the fourth installment in the
film franchise, Variety.com said.
X-Men Origins: Wolverine grossed nearly $5 million in midnight engagements May 1 and
Watchmen grossed $4.6 million at late-night screenings in March.
The entertainment industry trade newspaper said both
Terminator and the new family flick
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian are expected to rack up more than $50 million during the Memorial Day weekend.