Weekend Box Office: April 30 – May 2

#1 A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) from Warner Brothers debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $32.9 million in 3332 theaters. Budget was $35 million.

#2 How to Train Your Dragon from Paramount/DreamWorks drops from #1 to #2 with a weekend gross of $10.6 million (-30.9%) in 3426 theaters (-239). Total gross to date is $192.1 million. Budget was $165 million.

#3 Date Night from Fox holds at #3 with a weekend gross of $7.5 million (-27.6%) in 3093 theaters (-201). Total gross to date is $73.6 million. Budget was $55 million.

#4 The Back-Up Plan from CBS drops from #2 to #4 with a weekend gross of $7.2 million (-40.5%) in 3280 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $22.9 million. Budget was $35 million.

#5 Furry Vengeance from Summit Entertainment debuts at #5 with an opening weekend gross of $6.6 million in 2997 theaters. Budget was $35 million.

#6 The Losers from Warner Brothers drops from #4 to #6 with a weekend gross of $5.8 million (-37.4%) in 2936 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $18.0 million. Budget was $25 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Clash of the Titans (2010) drops from #6 to #7 with a weekend gross of $5.8 million (-34.4%) in 2737 theaters (-534). Total gross to date is $153.9 million. Budget was $125 million.

#8 Kick-Ass drops from #5 to #8 with a weekend gross of $4.5 million (-51.7%) in 2542 theaters (-523). Total gross to date is $42.2 million. Budget was $30 million.

#9 Death at a Funeral (2010) drops from #7 to #9 with a weekend gross of $4.1 million (-48.6%) in 2271 theaters (-188). Total gross to date is $34.9 million. Budget was $21 million.

#10 Oceans drops from #8 to #10 with a weekend gross of $2.5 million (-57.7%) in 1210 theaters (+4). Total gross to date is $13.4 million. Budget was $80 million.

#11 The Last Song drops from #9 to #11 with a weekend gross of $2.2 million (-40.0%) in 2276 theaters (-518). Total gross to date is $58.6 million. Budget was $20 million.

#12 Alice in Wonderland (2010) drops from #10 to #12 with a weekend gross of $1.4 million (-34.7%) in 1050 theaters (-335) . Total gross to date is $329.6 million. Budget was $200 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $91.6 million (+2.2%).

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

03. May 2010 by Andrew
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