'The Blind Side' Bests 'New Moon' At The Box Office
'The Blind Side' Bests '
New Moon' At The Box Office
Edward and Bella's supernatural romance is no match for Sandra Bullock's underdog story this weekend.
Box-Office Top Five
#1 "The Blind Side" ($20.4 million)
#2 "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" ($15.7 million)
#3 "Brothers" ($9.7 million)
#4 "A Christmas Carol" ($7.5 million)
#5 "Old Dogs" ($6.9 million)
With an estimated budget of $29 million, "The Blind Side" has earned a walloping $129.3 million since opening three weeks ago opposite the second "Twilight" installment. And while "
Despite losing to "The Blind Side," the forces behind the "Twilight" franchise have no need to hang their heads. As of this weekend, "
"Brothers," the new war drama starring Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal and Natalie Portman, took third place at the box office with $9.7 million. Even with its high-profile cast, the film's depressing subject matter might have hindered its performance at this point during the holiday season.
Taken in by a well-to-do family and offered a second chance at life, a homeless teen grows to become the star athlete projected to be the first pick at the NFL draft in this sports-themed comedy drama inspired by author Michael Lewis' best-seller The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game. Michael Oher was... living on the streets when he was welcomed into the home of a conservative suburban family, but over time he matured into a talented athlete. As the NFL draft approaches, fans and sports radio personalities alike speculate that Oher will be the hottest pick of the year. Sandra Bullock stars in a film written and directed by John Lee Hancock (The Rookie, The Alamo). ~ Jason Buchanan, All Movie Guide Read Full Summary»
Director John Lee Hancock
Theatrical Release 11/20/2009 (USA)
Run Time 126 minutes
Released By Warner Bros.