Thunder Holds Onto Top Spot

The House Bunny hops to second place
By Laurel Jorgensen,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 24, 2008 6:41 PM CDT
Ben Stiller, Jack Black, and Robert Downey, Jr. star in "Tropic Thunder."   (MovieWeb)
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(Newser) Tropic Thunder banked $16.1 million to become the third flick this summer to win two straight weekend box office crowns, Variety reports. Sorority laffer The House Bunny earned $15.1 million to debut in second, followed by Universal’s remake of Death Race ($12.3 million), The Dark Knight ($10.3 million), and the animated Star Wars: The Clone Wars ($5.6 million).