Bill kills this weekend
Apr 19, 2004 by Ian Evans
Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill — Vol. 2 topped the box office this weekend with an estimated $25.1 million take. Another action flick centered on revenge, The Punisher, opened in second with $13.8 million.
Cedric the Entertainer’s low-budget comedy Johnson Family Vacation, enjoyed a third place $5.95 million weekend, while fourth place Hellboy crossed the $50 million dollar mark with a $5.6 million weekend. Disney’s Home On The Range rounded out the top five with $5.5 million.
The Alamo continued to disappoint with a $4.1 million weekend. The $100+ million dollar film’s two week total is only $16.4 million. The Bruce Willis/Matthew Perry comedy (though critics may contest the use of the word “comedy”) dropped out of the top ten this week to the 11th spot.
The number ten film this week, The Passion of the Christ, continues climbing the grosses charts. The top indie film of all-time, which added $4 million this weekend, has now earned over $360 million in North America, making it the number 7 film on the all-time grosses chart.
Meanwhile, the woman behind the previous indie champ, Nia Vardolos, saw her new comedy Connie & Carla open in 13th spot with $3.2 million.