In the first day of the Labor Day frame, auds walked, instead of running, to the multiplex, putting "The Final Destination" and "All About Steve" in a near dead heat for the top spot.
The summer sesh at the international box office enjoyed plenty of sunshine -- and brought significant surprises.
The summer haul was the biggest ever at the worldwide box office as 3-D dinosaurs, the maturing boy wizard and oversized 'bots smashed through the records set in summer 2007.
Labor Day weekend pits geeks against gals.
2009 has already become the highest-grossing summer ever.
"The Final Destination" left "Halloween II" bloodied as it opened to an estimated $28.3 million.
Warner Bros./New Line's "The Final Destination" drew first blood at the Friday box office.
Quentin Tarantino's World War II yarn "Inglourious Basterds" charmed Europe in its international debut, grossing $27.5 million from 2,650 theaters in 22 markets to score Tarantino his best opening…
Two horror films are opening directly against each other Friday at the domestic B.O.
Germany's box office boomed in the first half of the year.
Quentin Tarantino's WWII tale "Inglourious Basterds" conquered the worldwide B.O.