Thunder Rolls at Box Office

By Dustin Lushing,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 17, 2008 6:44 PM CDT
"Tropic Thunder" grabbed top spot at this weekend's box office.   (MovieWeb)
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(Newser) – Hollywood spoof Tropic Thunder bombarded the box office this weekend by banking $26 million in top spot, Variety reports. Batman flick The Dark Knight fell to second but raked in $16.8 million and became the second-highest grossing domestic pic ever. Filling out the top five were Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Mirrors, and Pineapple Express, Bloomberg reports. Woody Allen's Vicky Cristinia Barcelona debuted on 692 screens and came in tenth.