Batman Slices Pineapple to Rule a 4th Weekend

Pineapple Express beat Batman on Friday, slid into No. 2 overall
By Caroline Zimmerman,  Newser User
Posted Aug 10, 2008 3:03 PM CDT
In this photo provided by Columbia Pictures, James Franco, left, and Seth Rogen are shown in a scene from the action-comedy "Pineapple Express".    (Associated Press)
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(Newser) The Dark Knight is still lording it over the box office, grossing $26 million over the weekend for a fourth consecutive win—and overtaking Shrek 2 to become the third biggest Hollywood blockbuster ever with a cumulative $441.5 million. Judd Apatow's new comedy Pineapple Express beat The Dark Knight on Friday, but finished at No. 2 with $22.4 million for the weekend. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 took third place, grossing $10.8 million. (Read more The Dark Knight stories.)