Final ‘Bridesmaids’ Weekend Tally: $26.2M

According to Monday actuals, Judd Apatow comedy opened about $1.8 million higher than what was estimated Sunday

The box-office news for producer Judd Apatow and Universal got even better Monday, when final tallies revealed that R-rated comedy "Bridesmaids" actually opened to $26.2 million, about $1.8 million more than the $24.4 million estimated on Sunday.

The film, which Universal says is budgeted at $32.5 million, was only predicted to open in the $16 million-$18 million range.

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