This Is It lived up to its name at the weekend box office, raking in $21.3 million domestically and $101 million internationally. The Michael Jackson documentary's strong showing prompted distributor Sony to extend its original 2-week run by 3 weeks, through Thanksgiving weekend, reports Variety. The sleeper sensation Paranormal Activity racked up $16.5 million and is headed for a total haul of $100 million, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
The top five:
- This Is It, $21.3 million
- Paranormal Activity, $16.5 million
- Law Abiding Citizen, $7.3 million
- Couples Retreat, $6.1 million
- Saw VI, $5.6 million