Weekend North American Box Office of June 28 - July 1, 2007

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"Ratatouille" and "Live Free or Die Hard" both coming in strong at the first week of their release.

Taking last week baton as the first runner of domestic box office weekend is "Ratatouille". Racking in $47,227,000, the Pixar production places itself high above predicted runner this week, "Live Free or Die Hard". While the action movie has stolen an early start, it fails to beat the "mouse" and can only be satisfied getting the runner up post. The fourth installment of Die Hard closes down to $33,150,000.

Despite the #1 slot, "Ratatouille" is still a far reach to Pixar's highest grossing flick. For Bruce Willis meanwhile, it maybe is a personal satisfaction after all with his charm as John McClane still 'kicking'. Former champion "Evan Almighty" drops two places to #3 with total earning less than half of last week at $15,089,000. It is only a one third run for the Steve Carell comedy to fill in the budget of $175 mill.

Coming in at #4 is "1408" that is arguably successful despite the 50 per cent drop. The horror flick absorbs $10,610,000, a number considered haughty for its genre. In its third week, "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer" is still hanging on the top 5 at the last place with $9 million earning. "Knocked Up" entails behind it by bowing at #6 with 7,418,000.

"Ocean's Thirteen" suffers a 40 per cent decline and rounds up to $6,050,000. The movie is soon followed by Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End" that slips 6-8 from last week with $5,015,000 earning. Michael Moore's controversial attempt meanwhile, has the biggest leap this week after jumping from #31 to #9. "Sicko" ropes in $4.5 million despite being rolled at only 441 theatres but with an average of $10,204 per theatre. Sitting at the last place in top 10 is drama "Evening" that leaves no place for long-time reigner "Shrek the Third" by gaining $3,513,000.

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