Several specialty pics made headway in an overall soggy B.O. playing field.
"Shrek Forever After" won what was an overall sluggish weekend, earning an estimated $25.3 million.
The 3D pic took in an estimated $6.7 million in 4,386 runs, topping several films that opened this week.
Studios have long tub-thumped their film hitting No. 1 at the B.O., like an honor-student bumper sticker slapped on a new car.
High fashion priestess Carrie Bradshaw's comeback got a warm welcome from its French fans, topping the box office on opening day June 2 with $1.16 million at 525 locations.
While U.S. auds seemed distracted by Memorial Day weekend activities, overseas moviegoers paid ample attention to the frame's newest entries: Disney's "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time" and Warner…
After a subdued Memorial Day weekend, B.O. observers aren't expecting much of a rebound this weekend, as a crowded slate of wide openers with modest expectations enters the frame.
Diego Luna ("Milk," "Y tu mama tambien") has seen "Abel," his fiction feature directorial debut, break records for a platform release in his native Mexico.
A quieter Memorial Day Weekend capped an unusually sleepy summer kick-off month at the domestic B.O.
'Shrek's' take was more than enough to overpower the weekend's wide releases.
With hopes of gaining steam before the World Cup soccer tourney in June, Disney bowed "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time" at the international B.O. a week before its Stateside launch, earning…