Weekend Box Office: April 16 – 18

#1 Kick-Ass from Lionsgate debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $19.8 million in 3065 theaters. Budget was $30 million.

#2 How to Train Your Dragon from Paramount/DreamWorks jumps from #3 to #2 with a weekend gross of $19.6 million (-21.0%) in 3825 theaters (-182). Total gross to date is $158.2 million. Budget was $165 million.

#3 Date Night from Fox drops from #2 to #3 with a weekend gross of $16.7 million (-33.7%) in 3380 theaters (+6). Total gross to date is $48.6 million. Budget was $55 million.

#4 Death at a Funeral (2010) from Screen Gems debuts at #4 with an opening weekend gross of $16.2 million in 2459 theaters. Budget was $21 million.

#5 Clash of the Titans (2010) from Warner Brothers drops from #1 to #5 with a weekend gross of $15.3 million (-42.2%) in 3753 theaters (-49). Total gross to date is $132.6 million. Budget was $125 million.

#6 The Last Song from Buena Vista drops from #5 to #6 with a weekend gross of $5.9 million (-39.4%) in 2767 theaters (+93). Total gross to date is $50.1 million. Budget was $20 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too? drops from #4 to #7 with a weekend gross of $4.0 million (-62.8%) in 1859 theaters (-296). Total gross to date is $54.8 million. Budget was $20 million.

#8 Alice in Wonderland (2010) drops from #7 to #8 with a weekend gross of $3.6 million (-31.0%) in 2024 theaters (-506) . Total gross to date is $324.1 million. Budget was $200 million.

#9 Hot Tub Time Machine drops from #6 to #9 with a weekend gross of $3.4 million (-35.7%) in 2308 theaters (-303). Total gross to date is $42.4 million. Budget was $36 million.

#10 The Bounty Hunter drops from #8 to #10 with a weekend gross of $3.0 million (-26.8%) in 2475 theaters (-426). Total gross to date is $60.2 million. Budget was $40 million.

#11 Diary of a Wimpy Kid drops from #9 to #11 with a weekend gross of $2.7 million (-29.9%) in 2149 theaters (-304). Total gross to date is $57.0 million. Budget was $15 million.

#12 Avatar holds at #12 with a weekend gross of $1.0 million (+18.7%) in 500 theaters (+46). Total gross to date is $745.0 million. Budget is unknown.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $111.8 million (-6.2%).

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

20. April 2010 by Andrew
Categories: News | Tags: | Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Required fields are marked *