Box-Office Top Five

#1 "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" ($42 million)
#2 "Saw V" ($30.5 million)
#3 "Max Payne" ($7.6 million)
#4 "Beverly Hills Chihuahua" ($6.9 million)
#5 "Pride and Glory" ($6.3 million)

"High School Musical 3: Senior Year""High School Musical 3: Senior Year" was voted Most Likely to Succeed by audience members this weekend, winning the box office with a hefty $42 million. In doing so, the third entry in Disney's wildly popular song-and-dance series (and the last starring mainstays Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, et al) scored the best-ever opening for a musical.

From one genre to the next, records were also broken this weekend in horror with a second-place finish and $30.5 million for "Saw V,""Saw V," which pushed the series past "Friday the 13th" as the highest-grossing horror franchise in history.

Mark Wahlberg's "Max Payne" fell 56 percent in its second week, falling to third place with $7.6 million. The video game adaptation has now made $29.7 million overall. Say hi to your mother for me.

Rounding out the top five, "Beverly Hills Chihuahua""Beverly Hills Chihuahua" and "Pride and Glory""Pride and Glory" came in fourth and fifth place respectively. With $6.9 million, "Chihuahua" has now made $78.1 million in four weeks. "Pride and Glory," which made $6.3 million, was in its first week of release.

In limited release, Clint Eastwood's "Changeling," starring Angelina Jolie, and Charlie Kaufman's "Synecdoche, New York" had auspicious per-theater averages, boding well for future wide expansion.

Upcoming Releases

Kevin Smith's newest "Zack and Miri Make a Porno,""Zack and Miri Make a Porno," starring Elizabeth Banks and Seth Rogen, opens wide, while "Changeling" expands. Also opening, Guy Ritchie's "RocknRolla.""RocknRolla."

Check out everything we've got on "High School Musical 3: Senior Year," "Saw V" and "Max Payne."

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