Weekend Box Office: February 5 – 7

#1 Dear John from Screen Gems debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $30.4 million in 2969 theaters. Budget was $25 million.

#2 Avatar from Fox drops from #1 to #2 with a weekend gross of $22.8 million (-26.9%) in 3000 theaters (-74). Total gross to date is $629.3 million. Budget is unknown.

#3 From Paris with Love from Lionsgate debuts at #3 with an opening weekend gross of $8.1 million in 2722 theaters. Budget was $52 million.

#4 Edge of Darkness from Warner Brothers drops from #2 to #4 with a weekend gross of $6.8 million (-60.2%) in 3066 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $28.9 million. Budget was $80 million.

#5 The Tooth Fairy from Fox drops from #4 to #5 with a weekend gross of $6.6 million (-33.7%) in 3218 theaters (-127). Total gross to date is $34.4 million. Budget was $48 million.

#6 When in Rome from Buena Vista drops from #3 to #6 with a weekend gross of $5.5 million (-55.1%) in 2456 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $20.9 million. Budget is unknown.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 The Book of Eli drops from #5 to #7 with a weekend gross of $4.7 million (-47.0%) in 2820 theaters (-255). Total gross to date is $82.0 million. Budget was $80 million.

#8 Crazy Heart jumps from #14 to #8 with a weekend gross of $3.5 million (+54.5%) in 819 theaters (+580). Total gross to date is $11.1 million. Budget was $7 million.

#9 Legion (2010) drops from #6 to #9 with a weekend gross of $3.4 million (-51.9%) in 2339 theaters (-137). Total gross to date is $34.7 million. Budget was $26 million.

#10 Sherlock Holmes drops from #8 to #10 with a weekend gross of $2.5 million (-43.9%) in 1805 theaters (-445). Total gross to date is $201.4 million. Budget was $90 million.

#11 The Blind Side holds at #11 with a weekend gross of $2.5 million (-17.1%) in 1740 theaters (-11). Total gross to date is $241.5 million. Budget was $29 million.

#12 Up in the Air holds at #12 with a weekend gross of $2.2 million (-18.5%) in 1547 theaters (+117). Total gross to date is $76.6 million. Budget was $25 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $99.5 million (-9.3%).

A note on “Gross”: On average, studios will earn approximately 55 percent of the final gross.

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

08. February 2010 by Andrew
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