It's A Dog's World

It's A Dog's World

Dogs took a big bite out of the weekend box office derby--literally.

Published October 5, 2008

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Dogs took a big bite out of the weekend box office derby--literally.

Disney's "Beverly Hills Chihuahua" topped all flicks over the weekend, pulling in a respectable $29 million and knocking last week's No. 1 movie, "Eagle Eye" into the No. 2 spot with $17.7 million. Rounding out the top five "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist," "Nights in Rodanthe" and "Appaloosa."

"Lakeview Terrace" dipped a few notches to No. 6, raking in $4.5 million. Spike Lee's "Miracle at St. Anna," dropped from ninth to eleventh. Lee's war epic made just over a million, bringing its two-week total to just over $6 million.

"Beverly Hills Chihuahua," which gave Disney its best October opening ever, is an animated feature about a Beverly Hills dog who gets lost while on vacation in Mexico. Among the stars lending there voices to this effort are: Drew Barrymore, Andy Garcia, George Lopez, Loretta Devine, Cheech Marin, Paul Rodriguez and Edward James Olmos.

Written by Miki Turner

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