PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST claims all-time weekly box-office crown

Continuing it successful assault on the box-office record book, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN’S CHEST, starring Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow, has now posted the biggest opening week in the history of movies! DEAD MAN’S CHEST earned $196,019,502 in its first week of release in the U.S., comfortably outdistancing the second-place film, SPIDER-MAN 2, which made $192,085,360 in its opening week. Thanks to ack for posting the news. DEAD MAN’S CHEST also claims the box-office title as the fastest to earn $200 million domestically, a milestone it passed on its 8th day of release. Congratulations to Disney, Jerry Bruckheimer, Johnny Depp, and the cast and crew of DEAD MAN’S CHEST!