Adam Markovitz
September 26, 2009 AT 09:09 PM EDT

Moviegoers still had an appetite for Meatballs on Friday, buying $5.6 million worth of tickets and prepping the CG kid pic for a possible second weekend at number one, according to Variety. The closest competition for that spot came from the Bruce Willis sci fi actioner Surrogates, which earned a so-so $5 million, while MGM’s much-hyped Fame remake pulled $3.55 million for a third-place finish. Be sure to check back tomorrow for a full box office recap.

More box office news:

Box Office Preview: ‘Surrogates’ to challenge ‘Cloudy’ for top spot; ‘Fame’ looking at number three

Box office: Friday estimates put ‘Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs’ at top of heap

Box Office Preview: ‘Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs’ will ‘rain’ at number one

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