Weekend Box Office: May 14 – 16

#1 Iron Man 2 from Paramount holds at #1 with a weekend gross of $52.0 million (-59.4%) in 4390 theaters (+10). Total gross to date is $211.2 million. Budget was $200 million.

#2 Robin Hood from Universal debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $36.0 million in 3503 theaters. Budget was $200 million.

#3 Letters to Juliet from Summit debuts at #3 with an opening weekend gross of $13.5 million in 2968 theaters. Budget is unknown.

#4 Just Wright from Fox Spotlight debuts at #4 with an opening weekend gross of $8.2 million in 1831 theaters. Budget is unknown.

#5 How to Train Your Dragon from Paramount/DreamWorks drops from #3 to #5 with a weekend gross of $5.0 million (-25.1%) in 2620 theaters (-383). Total gross to date is $207.6 million. Budget was $165 million.

#6 A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) from Warner Brothers drops from #2 to #6 with a weekend gross of $4.6 million (-48.9%) in 3075 theaters (-257). Total gross to date is $48.4 million. Budget was $35 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Date Night drops from #4 to #7 with a weekend gross of $3.8 million (-29.8%) in 2481 theaters (-253). Total gross to date is $86.5 million. Budget was $55 million.

#8 The Back-Up Plan drops from #5 to #8 with a weekend gross of $2.3 million (-52.6%) in 2497 theaters (-506). Total gross to date is $34.1 million. Budget was $35 million.

#9 Furry Vengeance drops from #6 to #9 with a weekend gross of $2.2 million (-49.9%) in 2695 theaters (-307). Total gross to date is $15.0 million. Budget was $35 million.

#10 Clash of the Titans (2010) drops from #7 to #10 with a weekend gross of $1.2 million (-50.8%) in 1300 theaters (-857). Total gross to date is $160.1 million. Budget was $125 million.

#11 Death at a Funeral (2010) drops from #8 to #11 with a weekend gross of $1.1 million (-50.7%) in 1062 theaters (-644). Total gross to date is $40.4 million. Budget was $21 million.

#12 Babies drops from #9 to #12 with a weekend gross of $0.9 million (-53.9%) in 543 theaters (+9). Total gross to date is $3.8 million. Budget is unknown.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $131.4 million (-23.1%).

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

19. May 2010 by Andrew
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