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-- try to follow up after he -- him write his -- forever I guess a lot of people are X-Men origins Wolverine ripping into the competition with an 87 million dollar opening weekend.
At -- recession a prequel story can Jackman -- friends -- century fox which is owned by parent company of the fox.
-- business network news -- now Wolverine is in line with three previous X-Men movies about.
You didn't superheroes.
Ghosts of girlfriends past from Warner Bros.
came in a distant second with over fifteen million dollars -- -- -- from Sony screen gen slate and then the third slot right there -- twelve million.
Monsters vs aliens rounding out the top box office -- here talk a little bit about what's gonna happen.
With this summer I had it to get -- remain red hot.
Triple what movies do we need to -- let's just cut straight to it.
Called the garabedian is joining us now otherwise known as Paul.
Will the first of all Wolverine is this is gonna be when we talk about sustainability and whether or not they can contain you bring people want to hear what it's tough in this summer because every week you have another big movie openings so audiences tend to migrate from one big blockbuster to the next.
She got to make your mark in the opening weekend Wolverine did that with 87 million dollars.
But this Friday we have Star Trek coming up.
Week after that angels and demons we have terminator salvation this month moving up from Pixar.
Night at the museum it's just one hit after the next Nissan starch factory yes he starts and I think getting between the two Wolverine star track was -- this summer well I I got into.
I -- boating without Star Trek is just amazing.
I've been saying all year that this is the one that's really going to knock everyone's socks off.
I think that's gonna happen I think even the nine trek he's in command seemed as though they're not they're gonna convert they're getting into in this theater a lot of people have been going in -- -- this this year and the summer days.
You know a lot of adventure -- -- flakes kind of by the -- hi team.
What's not doing well -- well I think it -- Film called mortgage the movie I definitely hearing would not well nothing too serious.
Although Friday the thirteenth which I guess is seriously get your head caved in my -- I can that did very very well and it's funny the big box office stars is here.
Are like Paul ride.
Zack Ephron uses the big box -- -- and he's.
It's kind of -- flooding here are more adventurer.
Penned an escape from reality well that's the whole point I think is that for about ten bucks for two hours you can escape.
It's one of the least expensive out of the home experiences you can have and that's really resonating with people right now.
And even surprised by any of the trenches here we -- a lot about how this recession is affecting consumers what have you seen I've never seen anything like -- -- it's like this year we started off with a huge January.
The first time ever billion dollar January.
Kevin James and Paul -- -- cut.
-- -- 84 million within that month -- and Clint Eastwood inquiry into Reno that movie -- about a hundred million back in January.
So we knew something big was going on.
February was a record breaking month fast and furious posted the biggest April opening ever.
Easter was the biggest Easter weekend ever presence we -- I could go on and on but I won't worry about it.
It's really incredible 17%.
Ahead of last year heading into the summer.
We've never seen as an interesting about this industry though is that you don't have an incentive right -- mean you're not getting -- -- like he -- in a department -- not being offered free popcorn for the most part.
Are error free financing like he's getting this is an industry that just -- its price speak for itself it really does and I look at it this way okay ten -- or twelve books may be here in Manhattan.
For a movie two hours at six bucks an hour -- therapy.
-- I pretty inexpensive.
You know -- -- there without -- -- -- had been out it's not too much come -- to prepay for moving I am actually due sometime late last when he paid for who I think it was Wolverine I have contributed to the eighties at Miami's very that you're still doing -- I'm still -- I -- support this industry out.
What's been the secret that that upside surprise the one thing out there that we all have to see wow well.
The secret I don't know I mean -- -- -- me having about -- -- and well and maybe the hangover.
The -- out yet so Warner Brothers comedy starring Bradley Cooper that could be a sleeper comedy hit so watch out for that way.
Right we want these are great test all the I appreciate it glad humanitarian and -- really -- here.
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