The Box Office Fun is Over for Now

I’m looking at this weekend’s box office reports and it’s almost sad to think that the big 3: Spiderman 3, Shrek 3, and Pirates 3 are slowly being shoved out of the theaters making room for the next big wave of movies. There’s something about this whole process that makes me sad. Maybe it’s that these box office movies signify the summer and with them leaving it’s almost as if summer is dieing with it as well. I need my box office movies! Don’t let summer die!

Here’s the chart for the weekend (if only I could make a percent of this return):

1. “Ocean’s Thirteen,” $37.1 million.

2. “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End,” $21.3 million.

3. “Knocked Up,” $20 million.

4. “Surf’s Up,” $18 million.

5. “Shrek the Third,” $15.75 million.

6. “Hostel: Part II,” $8.75 million.

7. “Mr. Brooks,” $5 million.

8. “Spider-Man 3,” $4.4 million.

9. “Waitress,” $1.65 million.

10. “Disturbia,” $550,000.