Box office watchers keeping an eye on this past weekend's grosses might have been surprised by one of the films to make the top-five list, but to some on the outskirts of Hollywood, the results might not seem so miraculous.Intrigued.
Kirk Cameron stars in 'Fireproof.'
While the heavily promoted new releases "Eagle Eye," "Nights in Rodanthe" and "Lakeview Terrace" were expected to draw in audiences over the weekend, taking the top three spots, respectively, "Fireproof," a movie made for less than $500,000 and showing on some 830 screens, took in $6.5 million over the weekend. (By comparison, "Lakeview Terrace," the No. 3 movie, earned $6.9 million on 2,467 screens.)
Thursday, October 2, 2008
Anyone seen it?