The nation's financial meltdown proved a gold mine for Michael Moore.
Capitalism: A Love Story, Moore's latest him-versus-them adventure, was a bottom-line success in very limited release, grossing more money at each of its theaters than any film this weekend. Or this year.
Overall, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs remained No. 1, with an estimated $24.6 million, thanks to remarkable staying power—and the unremarkable debuts of Surrogates ($15 million) and Fame ($10 million).
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