'Passion' stays on top, adding $32.1 million

Tuesday, March 16, 2004

LOS ANGELES -- Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" was the top weekend movie for the third weekend in a row, taking in $32.1 million to lift its total to $264.5 million.

Johnny Depp's thriller "Secret Window" debuted in second place with $18.2 million.

The top 10 movies at North American theaters Friday through Sunday as compiled Monday by Exhibitor Relations Co. Inc. and Nielsen EDI Inc.:

1. "The Passion of the Christ," $32.1 million

2. "Secret Window," $18.2 million

3. "Starsky & Hutch," $16 million

4. "Hidalgo," $11 million

5. "Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London," $8 million

6. "50 First Dates," $5.4 million

7. "Twisted," $3 million

8. "Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen," $2.4 million

9. "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," $2 million

10. "Spartan," $2 million

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