"Diary of a Mad Black Woman," distributed by Lion's Gate, grossed $28 million its debut week and topped the U.S. box office, estimated boxofficemojo.com.
In their premier week, Dimension's "Cursed" grossed $9.6 million and Sony's "Man of the House" grossed $9 million.
"Million Dollar Baby," distributed by Warner Bros., made $7 million for a total box office of $65 million.
Fox's "Because of Winn-Dixie" made $6.7 million for a total box office of $22 million, while Sony's "Are We There Yet?" made $4 million for a total box office of $76 million.