Finally, “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” finished fifth with a weekend gross of $5.8 million, reaching an overseas total of $389.3 million. Nancy Meyers’ comedy “It’s Complicated” earned $5.4 million in 11 markets.
Following at a distant No. 4 was Nancy Meyers’ new R-rated comedy It’s Complicated, which generated a respectable $22.1 million at 2,887 screens. Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, and Steve Martin star in this romantic comedy about a divorced couple having an affair.
Meanwhile, Jason Reitman’s acclaimed dramatic comedy Up in the Air expanded into 1,895 locations this weekend, earning $11.7 million for a total gross of $24.5 million. Potential Oscar contenders George Clooney, Vera Farmiga and Anna Kendrick star.
Still going strong after six weeks in release is Sandra Bullock’s drama The Blind Side, which reached a cumulative gross of $184.3 million after this weekend’s earnings of $11.7 million. The Blind Side was produced on a budget of only $29 million.
Disney’s The Princess and the Frog took a big dive and landed in seventh place, pulling $8.6 million for a total of $63.3 million. Following at No. 8 was Rob Marshall’s all-star musical Nine, which finished the weekend with a disappointing $5.5 million.Nine stars Daniel Day-Lewis, Marion Cotillard, Penelope Cruz, Judi Dench,Nicole Kidman, Kate Hudson, Fergie, and Sophia Loren.