Weekend Box Office: February 12 – 14

#1 Valentine’s Day from Warner Brothers debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $56.2 million in 3665 theaters. Budget was $52 million.

#2 The Wolfman from Universal debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $31.4 million in 3222 theaters. Budget was $150 million.

#3 Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief from Fox debuts at #3 with an opening weekend gross of $31.2 million in 3356 theaters. Budget was $95 million.

#4 Avatar from Fox drops from #2 to #4 with a weekend gross of $23.6 million (+3.3%) in 2685 theaters (-315). Total gross to date is $661.2 million. Budget is unknown.

#5 Dear John from Screen Gems drops from #1 to #5 with a weekend gross of $16.0 million (-47.3%) in 2975 theaters (+6). Total gross to date is $53.9 million. Budget was $25 million.

#6 The Tooth Fairy from Fox drops from #5 to #6 with a weekend gross of $6.0 million (-8.7%) in 2748 theaters (-470). Total gross to date is $41.9 million. Budget was $48 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 From Paris with Love drops from #3 to #7 with a weekend gross of $5.4 million (-32.6%) in 2722 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $16.6 million. Budget was $52 million.

#8 Edge of Darkness drops from #4 to #8 with a weekend gross of $4.8 million (-29.4%) in 2615 theaters (-451). Total gross to date is $36.3 million. Budget was $80 million.

#9 Crazy Heart drops from #8 to #9 with a weekend gross of $4.2 million (+19.6%) in 1005 theaters (+186). Total gross to date is $16.7 million. Budget was $7 million.

#10 When in Rome drops from #6 to #10 with a weekend gross of $3.6 million (-33.6%) in 2125 theaters (-331). Total gross to date is $26.2 million. Budget is unknown.

#11 The Book of Eli drops from #7 to #11 with a weekend gross of $3.6 million (-23.0%) in 1825 theaters (-995). Total gross to date is $87.5 million. Budget was $80 million.

#12 The Blind Side drops from #11 to #12 with a weekend gross of $2.2 million (-9.6%) in 1175 theaters (-565). Total gross to date is $244.7 million. Budget was $29 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $188.8 million (+89.7%).

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

16. February 2010 by Andrew
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