Why Did I Get Married (2007): Tyler Perry’s Comedy

Lionsgate comedy, Tyler Perrys Why Did I Get Married came in No. 2, grossing an estimated $3.4 million from 2,034 theaters as it entered its second frame for a cumulative of $30.2 million.

Holdovers comedy The Game Plan and George Clooney starrer Michael Clayton came in No. 3 and No. 4, respectively, on Friday. Disneys Game Plan declined only 19% from the previous Friday to $2.5 million from 3,301 runs as the family comedy entered its fourth frame for a cume of $63.5 million.

Warner’s intelligent thriller Michael Clayton declined 32% from the previous Friday to $2.2 million from 2,585 runs for a cume of $14.9 million as it entered second weekend in wide release.

Foxs sports spoof The Comeback edged out serious adult dramas, grossing an estimated $2.1 million from 2,812 runs for the No. 5 slot.

Ben Afflecks feature directorial debut Gone Baby Gone, from Miramax, grossed an estimated $2 million from 1,713 runs in the best showing for new adult dramas. The critically acclaimed film, starring Casey Affleck and Morgan Freeman, placed No. 6.

Disneys re-issued family holiday title Tim Burtons Nightmare Before Christmas in 3-D grossed an estimated $1.84 million from only 564 runs in its Friday bow for No. 7, edging out Sonys holdover We Own the Night, which grossed an estimated $1.82 million on Friday for a cume of $16.1 million as it entered its second frame. Night declined 52% from the previous Friday.

New Line’s politically thriller Rendition, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Meryl Streep and Reese Witherspoon, came in No. 9, grossing $1.4 million from 2,250 theaters in its Friday bow.

Proving the most disappointing among debuting adult dramas was DreamWorks-Paramounts Halle Berry-Benicio Del Toro vehicle, Things We Lost in the Fire, which grossed an estimated $502,000 from 1,142 runs, putting it at No. 15, behind holdovers The Heartbreak Kid, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Across the Universe, The Kingdom and Into the Wild.

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