Weekend Box Office: April 9 – 11

#1 Clash of the Titans (2010) from Warner Brothers holds for a second week at #1 with a weekend gross of $26.6 million (-56.5%) in 3802 theaters (+25). Total gross to date is $110.2 million. Budget was $125 million.

#2 Date Night from Fox debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $25.2 million in 3374 theaters. Budget was $55 million.

#3 How to Train Your Dragon from Paramount/DreamWorks holds at #3 with a weekend gross of $24.8 million (-14.3%) in 4007 theaters (-53). Total gross to date is $133.4 million. Budget was $165 million.

#4 Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too? from Lions Gate drops from #2 to #4 with a weekend gross of $11.0 million (-62.4%) in 2155 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $48.5 million. Budget was $20 million.

#5 The Last Song from Buena Vista drops from #4 to #5 with a weekend gross of $9.8 million (-38.6%) in 2674 theaters (+1). Total gross to date is $42.2 million. Budget was $20 million.

#6 Hot Tub Time Machine from MGM holds at #6 with a weekend gross of $5.4 million (-32.7%) in 2611 theaters (-160). Total gross to date is $36.9 million. Budget was $36 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Alice in Wonderland (2010) drops from #5 to #7 with a weekend gross of $5.3 million (-35.4%) in 2530 theaters (-450) . Total gross to date is $319.0 million. Budget was $200 million.

#8 The Bounty Hunter drops from #7 to #8 with a weekend gross of $4.2 million (-30.8%) in 2901 theaters (-217). Total gross to date is $55.9 million. Budget was $40 million.

#9 Diary of a Wimpy Kid drops from #8 to #9 with a weekend gross of $3.9 million (-24.9%) in 2453 theaters (-389). Total gross to date is $53.6 million. Budget was $15 million.

#10 Letters to God debuts at #10 with an opening weekend gross of $1.1 million in 897 theaters. Budget was $3 million.

#11 Shutter Island drops from #10 to #11 with a weekend gross of $0.8 million (-40.5%) in 869 theaters (-487). Total gross to date is $125.0 million. Budget was $80 million.

#12 Avatar jumps from #13 to #12 with a weekend gross of $0.8 million (-13.8%) in 454 theaters (-57). Total gross to date is $743.6 million. Budget is unknown.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $119.3 million (-29.2%).

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

13. April 2010 by Andrew
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