Jumper Soars at Box Office

Step Up 2 the Streets and Spiderwick Chronicles take 2nd and 3rd
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 17, 2008 4:55 PM CST
Jumper Soars at Box Office
In this photo released by Paramount Pictures, Hogsqueal (the voice of Seth Rogen, left) helps Jared Grace (Freddie Highmore, right) spy on the wicked creatures in %u201CThe Spiderwick Chronicles.%u201D (AP Photo/ Paramount Pictures)   (Associated Press)

(Newser) Jumper has vaulted to top spot at the box office and may bank the fourth-highest President's Day weekend score ever, Variety reports. Step Up 2 the Streets surprised in second thanks to young females, earning $26.3 million to Jumper's $33.8 million. The Spiderwick Chronicles took third with $21.4 million. All three were holiday weekend debuts.

Fool's Gold still glittered in fourth spot with $13 million, keeping Definitely, Maybe a notch behind at $12.8 million. Martin Lawrence pic Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins took sixth in its second week, falling 45% and banking $8.9 million. Filling out the top 10 were sleeper hit Juno ($4.6 million), The Bucket List ($4.1 million), Hannah Montana ($3.3 million), and 27 Dresses ($3.1 million).

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