The Simpsons Movie, Puts Money In The Bank for Fox

Filling our homes with laughter and whimsical sarcasm for the last 18 years, its hard to notice that the Simpsons haven’t aged a bit.

What would Homer Simpson call $71,850,000? D’oh! Fox, distributor of The Simpsons Movie is laughing all the way to the bank.

Filling our homes with laughter and whimsical sarcasm for the last 18 years, its hard to notice that the Simpsons haven’t aged a bit. The beauty of this is that generation after generation get the benefit of relating to pretty much the same hilarious characters as the generation before. This creates a culture of longevity and familiarity for fans.

Though 20th Century Fox, was optimistic about the opening of the Film and its earnings potential it exceeded the distributors expectations. “We are ecstatic,” said Chris Aronson, Sr. VP, as reported by the Associated Press.

The 2-D animated comedy was among the top five highest grossing openings of the year. Below is a list of the top five box office hits of the weekend from www.mediabynumbers.com.

1.) THE SIMPSONS MOVIE
$71,850,000
2.) I NOW PRONOUNCE YOU CHUCK AND LARRY
$19,062,945
3.) HARRY POTTER & THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX
$17,065,000
4.) HAIRSPRAY
$15,550,000
5.) NO RESERVATIONS
$11,755,000

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