Burn After Reading Takes Number One Spot At The Box Office
Posted on Mon Sep 15, 2008 02:28 PM PDT

Brad Pitt BPittGC0827_001.jpg LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - The Coen brother's latest film, Burn After Reading took the number one spot at the box office, earning an estimated $19.4 million in it's opening weekend. Brad Pitt, George Clooney, John Malkovich and Oscar-winners Frances McDormand and Tilda Swinton star in the dark comedy about a group of individuals who become involved after obtaining secret CIA information.

Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys snagged the number two spot with $18 million, while the De Niro and Pacino thriller Righteous Kill took the number three spot with $16.5 million.