'Watchmen' Tops Weekend Box Office
Posted on Mon Mar 9, 2009 10:31 AM PDT

Movies WatchmenBoxOffice200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Warner Brother's "Watchmen" took the top spot at this weekend's box office, taking in an estimated $55.7 million.

It was the best opening of the year and one of the best ever for an R-rated movie.

In second place, Tyler Perry's "Madea Goes to Jail" which added another $8.8 million, brining its total to $76.5 million. It is now Perry's highest grossing film.

Rounding out the top five, "Taken," "Slumdog Millionaire," and "Mall Cop."

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