‘Museum’ tops movie box office again with nearly $24 million in weekend ticket sales

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LOS ANGELES (AP) – “Night at the Museum” pulled in $23.7 million in ticket sales over the weekend, giving the Ben Stiller comedy the top box-office spot for the third straight weekend.

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian 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 Media By Numbers LLC are:

1. “Night at the Museum,” Fox, $23,743,960, 3,730 locations, $6,366 average, $163,840,714, three weeks.

2. “The Pursuit of Happyness,” Sony, $12,880,926, 3,027 locations, $4,255 average, $124,039,482, four weeks.

3. “Children of Men,” Universal, $10,197,775, 1,209 locations, $8,435 average, $11,805,273, three weeks.

4. “Freedom Writers,” Paramount, $9,405,582, 1,360 locations, $6,916 average, $9,405,582, one week.

5. “Dreamgirls,” Paramount, $8,663,680, 852 locations, $10,169 average, $54,322,145, four weeks.

6. “Happily N’ever After,” Lionsgate, $6,608,244, 2,381 locations, $2,775 average, $6,608,244, one week.

7. “Charlotte’s Web,” Paramount, $6,598,179, 3,303 locations, $1,998 average, $66,963,119, four weeks.

8. “The Good Shepherd,” Universal, $6,446,345, 2,250 locations, $2,865 average, $48,344,025, three weeks.

9. “Rocky Balboa,” MGM , $6,017,649, 3,018 locations, $1,994 average, $60,642,611, three weeks.

10. “We Are Marshall,” Warner Bros., $4,875,400, 2,502 locations, $1,949 average, $35,165,379, three weeks.

11. “Eragon,” Fox, $4,810,405, 2,625 locations, $1,833 average, $67,043,851, four weeks.

12. “Code Name: The Cleaner,” New Line, $4,244,142, 1,736 locations, $2,445 average, $4,244,142, one week.

13. “Happy Feet,” Warner Bros., $4,004,462, 2,212 locations, $1,810 average, $185,414,182, eight weeks.

14. “The Holiday,” Sony, $3,845,411, 2,320 locations, $1,658 average, $58,815,572, five weeks.

15. “Blood Diamond,” Warner Bros., $3,822,423, 1,510 locations, $2,531 average, $43,894,082, five weeks.

16. “Casino Royale,” Sony, $3,002,507, 1,266 locations, $2,372 average, $159,837,718, eight weeks.

17. “Black Christmas,” MGM , $1,798,578, 1,504 locations, $1,196 average, $15,224,364, three weeks.

18. “Apocalypto,” Disney, $1,762,525, 903 locations, $1,952 average, $47,335,193, five weeks.

19. “Notes On a Scandal,” Fox, $1,125,281, 93 locations, $12,100 average, $2,056,476, three weeks.

20. “The Queen,” Miramax, $1,048,232, 323 locations, $3,245 average, $29,933,112, 15 weeks.

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