July 5, 2009
‘Ice Age,’ ‘Transformers’ share No. 1
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" tied for No. 1 in U.S. movie theaters this weekend, Box Office Mojo said Sunday.
Both tallied an estimated $42.5 million in estimated gate receipts.
'Transformers,' now in its second week, also had an estimated $42.5 million in sales this week and has racked up $293.46 million in total sales.
Also hitting the theaters this weekend was
Public Enemies, the Johnny Depp movie about the Depression-era Chicago gangster John Dillinger. It came in at No. 3 with $26.17 million.
Next up were
The Proposal at No. 4 with $12.78 million and
The Hangover, still hanging in there at No. 5 in its fifth week.
Rounding out the top 10 were
Up with an estimated $6.58 million in gross receipts,
My Sister's Keeper with $5.26 million,
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 with $2.5 million and
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian at $2.1 million.
The two new movies pushed
Star Trek and
Away We Go out of the top tier.