Weekend Box Office: March 12-14

#1 Alice in Wonderland from Buena Vista holds at #1 for a second week with a weekend gross of $62.7 million (-46.0%) in 3728 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $209.3 million. Budget was $200 million.

#2 Green Zone from Universal debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $14.3 million in 3003 theaters. Budget was $100 million.

#3 She’s Out of My League from Paramount debuts at #3 with an opening weekend gross of $9.7 million in 2956 theaters. Budget was $20 million.

#4 Shutter Island from Paramount drops from #3 to #4 with a weekend gross of $8.1 million (-38.4%) in 3356 theaters (+178). Total gross to date is $108.0 million. Budget was $80 million.

#5 Remember Me from Summit debuts at #5 with an opening weekend gross of $8.0 million in 2212 theaters. Budget was $16 million.

#6 Our Family Wedding from Fox Searchlight debuts at #6 with an opening weekend gross of $7.6 million in 1605 theaters. Budget is unknown.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Avatar drops from #5 to #7 with a weekend gross of $6.5 million (-19.6%) in 1718 theaters (-445). Total gross to date is $730.2 million. Budget is unknown.

#8 Brooklyn’s Finest drops from #2 to #8 with a weekend gross of $4.4 million (-66.5%) in 1939 theaters (+3). Total gross to date is $21.5 million. Budget was $17 million.

#9 Cop Out drops from #4 to #9 with a weekend gross of $4.2 million (-54.1%) in 2882 theaters (-268). Total gross to date is $39.4 million. Budget was $30 million.

#10 The Crazies drops from #6 to #10 with a weekend gross of $3.6 million (-48.0%) in 2359 theaters (-120) . Total gross to date is $33.3 million. Budget was $20 million.

#11 Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief drops from #7 to #11 with a weekend gross of $3.0 million (-39.9%) in 2175 theaters (-819) . Total gross to date is $82.2 million. Budget was $95 million.

#12 Crazy Heart drops from #9 to #12 with a weekend gross of $3.0 million (-9.3%) in 1361 theaters (+87). Total gross to date is $34.0 million. Budget was $7 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $135.6 million (-27.0%).

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

16. March 2010 by Andrew
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