You’ve Got B.O.: “District 9″ on Cloud 9

by | August 17, 2009 at 2:01 AM | The Movies


Finally, a triumph for originality and quality as District 9, the starless sci-fi story from a completely non-American point of view manages to take the box office in the U.S. by being too awesome to ignore. Might we see a District 10?

1. District 9 – $37m
2. G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra – $22.5m
3. The Time Traveler’s Wife – $19.2m
4. Julie & Julia – $12.4m
5. G-Force – $6.9m
6. The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard – $5.3m
7. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince – $5.1m
8. The Ugly Truth – $4.5m
9. Ponyo – $3.5m
10. 500 Days of Summer – $3m