The Proposal accepted at the US box office

Sandra Bullock’s new comedy wins the weekend

Traditional romantic comedy made a comeback this weekend across the pond when The Proposal arrived at the top of the box office with $34.1 million.

It’s the biggest opener ever for Sandra Bullock, and managed to overcome the box office behemoths The Hangover and Up, with the raunchy comedy slipping to second with $27 million and Pixar’s latest down to third with $21.3 million.

Dodgy historical comedy Year One arrived in fourth place with $20.2 million, while The Taking Of Pelham 123 had to make do with fifth, nabbing $11.3 million.

Here, then, a full top 10 for the weekend…

  1. The Proposal ($34.1 million)
  2. The Hangover ($26.8 million)
  3. Up ($21.3 million)
  4. Year One ($20.2 million)
  5. The Taking Of Pelham 123 ($11.3 million)
  6. Night At The Museum 2 ($7.3 million)
  7. Star Trek ($4.7 million)
  8. Land Of The Lost ($3.9 million)
  9. Imagine That ($3.1 million)
  10. Terminator Salvation ($3.0 million)

 [Data Source: Box Office Mojo]

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