Film and Entertainment News – Madea Gets The Prize

slumdog_millionaire 3rd WEEKEND TOP 5 STUDIO ESTIMATES, FEBRUARY 27-March 1, 2009 – Madea Number One, followed by Jonas Brothers in 3D and in third place Oscar Winner Slumdog Millionaire

BURBANK, CA (RushPRnews) 03/02/09 — ‘Tyler Perry’s Madea Goes to Jail’ topped the box office this weekend with an estimated $16.5 million.

Rank. Movie Title (Distributor)
Weekend Gross | Theaters | Total Gross | Week #
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1. Tyler Perry’s Madea Goes to Jail (Lionsgate)
$16.5 million | 2,052 | $64.9 million | 2

2. Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience (Buena Vista)
$12.7 million | 1,271 | $12.7 million | 1

3. Slumdog Millionaire (Fox Searchlight)
$12.2 million | 2,943 | $115.1 million | 16

4. Taken (Fox)
$10.0 million | 3,089 | $107.9 million | 5

5. He’s Just Not That Into You (Warner Bros. (New Line))
$5.9 million | 2,858 | $78.5 million | 4

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