Weekend Box Office: April 2-4

#1 Clash of the Titans (2010) from Warner Brothers debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $61.2 million in 3777 theaters. Budget was $125 million.

#2 Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too? from Lions Gate debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $29.2 million in 2155 theaters. Budget was $20 million.

#3 How to Train Your Dragon from Paramount/DreamWorks drops from #1 to #3 with a weekend gross of $29.0 million (-33.7%) in 4060 theaters (+5). Total gross to date is $92.1 million. Budget was $165 million.

#4 The Last Song from Buena Vista debuts at #4 with an opening weekend gross of $16.0 million in 2673 theaters. Budget was $20 million.

#5 Alice in Wonderland (2010) from Buena Vista drops from #2 to #5 with a weekend gross of $8.2 million (-53.6%) in 2980 theaters (-404) . Total gross to date is $309.7 million. Budget was $200 million.

#6 Hot Tub Time Machine from MGM drops from #3 to #6 with a weekend gross of $8.0 million (-42.4%) in 2771 theaters (+17). Total gross to date is $27.9 million. Budget was $36 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 The Bounty Hunter drops from #4 to #7 with a weekend gross of $6.0 million (-49.3%) in 3118 theaters (+44). Total gross to date is $48.8 million. Budget was $40 million.

#8 Diary of a Wimpy Kid drops from #5 to #8 with a weekend gross of $5.3 million (-47.6%) in 2842 theaters (-241). Total gross to date is $46.0 million. Budget was $15 million.

#9 She’s Out of My League drops from #6 to #9 with a weekend gross of $1.5 million (-56.8%) in 1390 theaters (-1042). Total gross to date is $28.7 million. Budget was $20 million.

#10 Shutter Island drops from #8 to #10 with a weekend gross of $1.4 million (-53.3%) in 1356 theaters (-767). Total gross to date is $123.4 million. Budget was $80 million.

#11 Green Zone drops from #7 to #11 with a weekend gross of $1.2 million (-63.1%) in 1242 theaters (-1322) . Total gross to date is $33.1 million. Budget was $100 million.

#12 The Ghost Writer jumps from #13 to #12 with a weekend gross of $1.1 million (-33.5%) in 656 theaters (-163). Total gross to date is $11.0 million. Budget was $45 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $168.5 million (+44.1%).

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

05. April 2010 by Andrew
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