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'Madagascar' Tops Weekend Box Office
Posted on Mon Nov 10, 2008 11:25 AM PDT

Movies madagascar2.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Dreamworks Animation's "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" earned an estimated $63.5 million in its opening weekend.

"Role Models," an R-rated comedy from Universal, was second with $19.3 million in ticket sales.

"High School Musical 3: Senior Year" continued to perform well. The Disney film brought in another $9.3 million, bringing its total take to $75.7 million in just 17 days of release.

Angelina Jolie's "Changeling" earned $7.3 million in fourth place, while "Zack and Miri Make a Porn" was fifth.

Industrywide, the weekend's $148 million in collective boxoffice represented a big 30% improvement over the same frame a year earlier, according to Nielsen EDI. The industry has marked year-over-year upticks six of the past seven weekends.

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