Canadian box-office stats — October 5

Canadian box-office stats — October 5 October 6, 2008

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.

Blindness — CDN $278,272 — N.AM $2,002,000 — 13.9%
My Best Friend’s Girl — CDN $2,050,000 — N.AM $17,628,000 — 11.6%
Burn after Reading — CDN $5,740,000 — N.AM $51,641,000 — 11.1%
Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist — CDN $1,290,000 — N.AM $12,000,000 — 10.8%

Religulous — CDN $377,463 — N.AM $3,519,000 — 10.7%
Eagle Eye — CDN $4,670,000 — N.AM $54,605,000 — 8.6%
Nights in Rodanthe — CDN $1,900,000 — N.AM $25,075,000 — 7.6%
Lakeview Terrace — CDN $2,380,000 — N.AM $32,140,000 — 7.4%
Appaloosa — CDN $312,277 — N.AM $5,570,000 — 5.6%
Beverly Hills Chihuahua — CDN $1,370,000 — N.AM $29,000,000 — 4.7%

A couple of discrepancies: Blindness and My Best Friend’s Girl were #9 and #10 on the Canadian chart, respectively (they were #12 and #17 in North America as a whole), while Fireproof and An American Carol were #8 and #9 on the North American chart, respectively (neither film has been released in Canada).


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