You’ve Got B.O.: The ‘Wild’ Rumpus Starts

by | October 18, 2009 at 7:36 PM | The Movies

Spike Jonze’s film adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s classic children’s book Where The Wild Things Are scored the top spot at the box office this weekend, while Gerard Butler’s violent attack on the system Law Abiding Citizen came in second, and the low-budget horror phenomenon Paranormal Activity continues its rise up the list. Couples Retreat, last week’s number one, has retreated to fourth place.

1. Where The Wild Things Are – $32.4m
2. Law Abiding Citizen – $21.2m
3. Paranormal Activity – $20.1m
4. Couples Retreat – $17.9m
5. The Stepfather – $12.3m
6. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs – $8.1m
7. Zombieland – $7.8m
8. Toy Story/Toy Story 2 3D – $3m
9. The Surrogates – $1.92m
10. The Invention of Lying – $1.9m