Jedi racked up an estimated $16.3 million, according to preliminary receipt counts. That is the lowest opening amount of any of the reissued Star Wars trilogy: Star Wars pulled in $35.9 million its opening weekend and The Empire Strikes Back captured $22.3 million. Jedi's lifetime domestic total now stands at $280 million.
Howard Stern's Private Parts earned approximately $9 million in ticket sales over the weekend, falling to third place behind Jungle 2 Jungle's $11.3 million. Industry analysts predict the film to make in the $70 million range, a far cry from Stern's guarantee of a $100 million haul--Stern has yet to convert filmgoers in the Midwest and the Bible Belt, places where his radio show hasn't been syndicated.
Donnie Brasco and The Empire Strikes Back tied for fifth place with $5.5 million each.