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Box Office Predictions

EW's box office predictions -- Our top 10 summer blockbuster picks, from ''Indiana Jones'' to ''Tropic Thunder''

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1. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
$355.9 million
After all these years, will audiences be interested in some old guy in a fedora? Uh, yeah.

2. The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
$310.8 million
The first movie made $292 million, and that was without a hottie prince in the lead role.

3. Hancock
$280.4 million
Will Smith. Superhero. July 4 weekend. 'Nuff said.

4. WALL-E
$280.3 million
If a Pixar film about a French rat can gross more than $200 mil, we suspect this adorkable robot is platinum-plated.

5. Iron Man
$262.7 million
He's no Spidey, but he gets a bump for being the first movie of the summer. And that suit has fanboys near fainting.

6. The Dark Knight
$255.0 million
Batman Begins made $205 mil, and the power of Heath Ledger's last performance, as the Joker, should take this higher.

7. Kung Fu Panda
$224.6 million
Never underestimate the kid-pleasing power of cute animals with attitude. Even Madagascar scored $193 mil.

8. The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
$176.5 million
The last one made more than $200 million, but it's been seven years. And this one doesn't have The Rock.

9. The Incredible Hulk
$147.2 million
No, the buzz ain't great, but even Ang Lee's much-maligned version earned $132 mil.

10. Tropic Thunder
$142.6 million
It's got a killer Tom Cruise cameo and will be summer's top comedy. But an R rating limits grosses.

Originally posted Apr 18, 2008 Published in issue #988-989 Apr 25, 2008 Order article reprints