Chihuahua Marks Box Office Territory

Religulous has surprisingly successful showing
By Drew Nelles,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 5, 2008 5:39 PM CDT
Michael Cera arrives at the premiere of Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist in Los Angeles on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
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(Newser) Beverly Hills Chihuahua hotdogged to the top of the box office heap for a $29 million treat this weekend, Variety reports. Bill Maher's Religulous doc banked a surprising $3.5 million on only 502 screens, while bigger flicks rounded out the top five: Eagle Eye took second with $17.7 million, followed by Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist with $12 million, Nights in Rodanthe with $7.3 million, and Appaloosa with $5 million.