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Max Payne Movie Tops Box Office

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Despite panning reviews and an average rating of 3.7 / 10 on aggregate review site RottenTomatoes, the feature film adaption of the Max Payne video game series topped this weekend's North American box office by pulling in about $18 million.

According to estimates from analyst group Media By Numbers, the North American box office revenues for the weeekend's top 12 films were as follows:

  1. Max Payne - $18 million
  2. Beverly Hills Chihuahua - $11.2 million
  3. The Secret Life of Bees - $11.05 million
  4. W. - $10.55 million
  5. Eagle Eye - Dreamworks and Paramount - $7.34 million
  6. Body of Lies - $6.88 million
  7. Quarantine - $6.3 million
  8. Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist - $3.9 million
  9. Sex Drive - $3.56 million
  10. Nights in Rodanthe - $2.68 million
  11. Fireproof - $2.67 million
  12. The Express - $2.27 million

Chris Faylor was previously a games journalist creating content at Shacknews.

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    October 20, 2008 8:06 AM

    I thought you were joking, until I saw the rest of the list.

    Now I think I believe ye.

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      October 20, 2008 8:33 AM

      indeed. With that much crap being put out, it doesn't surprise me either.

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