Audiences still feeling ‘Superbad’

Comedy back on top with $5.7 million Friday

“Superbad” continued to party on with moviegoers Friday, taking the day’s top spot at the box office with $5.7 million from 2,948 theaters. Through its first eight days, pic’s cume of $56.2 million is currently pacing 51% ahead of Judd Apatow’s 2005 late August laffer “The 40 Year-Old Virgin.”

U’s “The Bourne Ultimatum” took the second spot at the B.O. yesterday with $3.7 million off 3,679. Playing into its fourth weekend, “Ultimatum’s” current cume of $176.4 million is currently 32% ahead of its previous installment “The Bourne Supremacy.” Lionsgate’s new entry “War” wrestled the third spot for $3.5 million off 2,277 locations.

Meanwhile, New Line’s “Rush Hour 3” pushed its total cume past the century mark Friday to $100.2 million, taking fourth place with $3.4 million from 3,408 venues.

“Mr. Bean’s Holiday,” the sequel to 1997’s “Bean,” placed fifth with $3.2 million at 1,714 theaters.

Among other frosh wide releases on Friday, Weinstein Co. and MGM’s “The Nanny Diaries” nursed $2.7 million off 2,629 locales while the Yari Film Group’s “Resurrecting the Champ” rang up $538,000 from 1,605.

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