The action comedy “Tropic Thunder” clung to the top spot again at the weekend box office with $16.3 million, while the campus romp “The House Bunny” debuted in second place with $14.5 million.


The action comedy “Tropic Thunder” clung to the top spot again at the weekend box office with $16.3 million, while the campus romp “The House Bunny” debuted in second place with $14.5 million.

The top movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Media By Numbers LLC:

1. “Tropic Thunder,” Paramount, $16,272,195, 3,352 locations, $4,854 average, $65,839,915, two weeks.

2. “The House Bunny,” Sony, $14,533,702, 2,714 locations, $5,355 average, $14,533,702, one week.

3. “Death Race,” Universal, $12,621,090, 2,532 locations, $4,985 average, $12,621,090, one week.

4. “The Dark Knight,” Warner Bros., $10,542,424, 3,163 locations, $3,333 average, $489,416,885, six weeks.

5. “Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” Warner Bros., $5,661,456, 3,452 locations, $1,640 average, $24,999,054, two weeks.

6. “Pineapple Express,” Sony, $5,452,163, 2,620 locations, $2,081 average, $73,780,191, three weeks.

7. “Mirrors,” Fox, $5,010,663, 2,664 locations, $1,881 average, $20,211,066, two weeks.

8. “Mamma Mia!”, Universal, $4,314,840, 2,326 locations, $1,855 average, $124,469,900, six weeks.

9. “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor,” Universal, $4,177,950, 2,422 locations, $1,725 average, $93,921,245, four weeks.

10. “The Longshots,” MGM, $4,080,687, 2,089 locations, $1,953 average, $4,080,687, one week.

11. “Vicky Cristina Barcelona,” MGM, $3,005,031, 692 locations, $4,343 average, $8,571,505, two weeks.

12. “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2,” Warner Bros., $2,807,076, 2,170 locations, $1,294 average, $38,319,055, three weeks.

13. “The Rocker,” Fox, $2,636,048, 2,784 locations, $947 average, $3,686,460, one week.