Canadian box-office stats — October 14

Here are the figures for the past weekend, arranged from those that owe the highest percentage of their take to the Canadian box office to those that owe the lowest.

Across the Universe — CDN $1,840,000 — N.AM $12,909,000 — 14.3%
Elizabeth: The Golden Age — CDN $708,992 — N.AM $6,183,000 — 11.5%

We Own the Night — CDN $1,130,000 — N.AM $11,000,000 — 10.3%
The Kingdom — CDN $3,920,000 — N.AM $39,954,000 — 9.8%
Good Luck Chuck — CDN $3,180,000 — N.AM $32,756,000 — 9.7%
Resident Evil: Extinction — CDN $4,650,000 — N.AM $48,067,000 — 9.7%
The Heartbreak Kid — CDN $2,500,000 — N.AM $26,001,000 — 9.6%
The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising — CDN $677,587 — N.AM $7,104,000 — 9.5%

Michael Clayton — CDN $918,499 — N.AM $12,087,000 — 7.6%
The Game Plan — CDN $3,960,000 — N.AM $59,447,000 — 6.7%

A couple of discrepancies: Good Luck Chuck was #9 on the Canadian chart (it was #11 in North America as a whole), while Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married? was #1 on the North American chart.

About Peter T. Chattaway

Peter T. Chattaway was the regular film critic for BC Christian News from 1992 to 2011. In addition to his film column, which won multiple awards from the Evangelical Press Association, the Canadian Church Press and the Fellowship of Christian Newspapers, his news and opinion pieces have appeared in such publications as Books & Culture, Christianity Today, Bible Review and the Vancouver Sun. He also contributed essays to the books Re-Viewing The Passion: Mel Gibson’s Film and Its Critics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004) and Scandalizing Jesus?: Kazantzakis’s The Last Temptation of Christ Fifty Years on (Continuum, 2005).


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