Opening on 4,362 screens, the widest release of all time, has allowed Walt Disney Pictures' 'Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End' to take in $142.5 million thus far. 'Shrek the Third from DreamWorks Pictures took second with $14 million on Friday with 'Spider-Man 3' taking third place.
Read more on the story at:Commenting on the announcement, Zoradi said, "Moviegoers all over the
world are turning out in record numbers to see 'Pirates of the Caribbean:
At World's End," and we're thrilled with our landmark opening day gross.
This is the biggest Friday our company has ever had and we're definitely on
track to having our best box office weekend ever. Reports continue to pour
in from all over the world as to how well this film is playing, and we're
delighted that word-of-mouth is clearly translating into record results at
the box office."
'Pirates' nabs $142.5 million
Disney dominates worldwide box office