Friday Box Office: U!S!A! U!S!A! The American Is Number One
George Clooney racked up another victory as his spare thriller The American topped the rather tepid Friday box office. Campy Mexploitation flick Machete settled for number two, while Justin Long & Drew Barrymore's Going the Distance idled at the gate at number five. Your Friday box office is here.
1. THE AMERICAN: $4,100,000(7,000,000)
2. MACHETE: $3,600,000 (new)
3. TAKERS: $2,700,000 ($29,000,000)
4. THE LAST EXORCISM:$2,400,000 ($27,000,000)
5. GOING THE DISTANCE: $2,200,000 (new)
[Numbers via Deadline]