Narnia’s Prince Caspian Wears Crown After Taking Box Office

May 19, 2008

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian managed to beat out Iron Man, taking the top spot at the box office this weekend, earning $56.6 million..Hollywood (ChattahBox) – The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian managed to beat out Iron Man, taking the top spot at the box office this weekend, earning $56.6 million.

The film did not manage to surpass the original, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, which took in $65.6 million in its opening weekend back in December 2005.

It did manage however, to have a tremendous opening Friday taking in around $20 million, and then carried that over for the rest of the weekend.

Prince Caspian beat out Iron Man, which had the top spot for 2 weeks running.

Iron Man pulled in another 31.2 million in its third week, bringing its total to $222.5 million.

In third place was What Happens in Vegas, taking in $13.9 million.

This was followed by the disappointing Speed Racer, which took in just $7.6 million in fourth.

Baby Mama rounds out the top five taking in $4.5 million.

They all are looking over their shoulder though at Indiana Jones return to the box office, which is poised to do huge numbers next weekend.


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