''Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull'' has the biggest debut of 2008
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull so far has banked $126 million since opening on Thursday, according to box office estimates. The long-awaited sequel, reuniting the dream team of producer George Lucas, director Steven Spielberg, and star Harrison Ford, made about $25 million in its first day, then over a three-day period tallied an additional $101 million. That’s the biggest movie debut of 2008 so far. Also, after just four days, Crystal Skull is already at No. 3 for total 2008 box office, behind Iron Man (No. 1) and Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! (No. 2). For more analysis and the figures for the four-day weekend, check back on EW.com on Monday for Joshua Rich’s Box Office Report.