Moviegoers Say Yes to "The Proposal!" Sandra Bullock Comedy Opened at No. 1 


"The Proposal" scored the summer's first big romantic comedy hit! The Sandra Bullock-Ryan Reynolds flick sold $34.1 million worth of tickets debuting at No. 1.

The film beat Bullock's previous No. 1 film, "Premonition," which took in $17.6 million.

(Check out my movie review of "The Proposal" right here, and my interviews with the cast and Director Anne Fletcher right here)

Previous No. 1 film for two weekends in a row, the super-funny "The Hangover" slipped to No. 2 with $26.9 million. But the bachelor-party comedy is on its merry way to $200 million mark. So far, "The Hangover" raised its total to $152.9 million, not bad for a film that was made for $30 million.

Meanwhile, the Disney-Pixar animated adventure "Up" landed at No. 3 with $21.3 million at the box-office lifting its total to $224.1 million. "Up" is very close to beating "Star Trek" as the biggest movie of 2009, so far.

(Check out my movie review of "Up" right here, and my interviews with the cast and Director Pete Docter right here)

Making its so-so debut at No. 4 is the ho-hum comedy "Year One" starring Jack Black and Michael Cera. The prehistoric snooze-a-thon sold $20.2 million at the box-office, proving once again, that moviegoers are not ready to mix prehistoric with comedy (yeah, remember "Land of the Lost's" poor box-office performance?).

Of course the stage is set for Paramount's "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" which is opening this coming Wednesday. So far, the sequeld opened huge overseas taking in $14.1 million in Britain and $5.8 million in Japan.

Here's the estimated Top 10 Box-Office List for weekend of June 19th:

1. "The Proposal," $34.1 million.

2. "The Hangover," $26.9 million.

3. "Up," $21.3 million.

3. "Year One," $20.2 million.

5. "The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3," $11.3 million.

6. "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian," $7.3 million.

7. "Star Trek," $4.7 million.

8. "Land of the Lost," $4 million.

9. "Imagine That," $3.1 million.

10. "Terminator Salvation," $3.07 million.

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