Weekend Box Office: March 28-30

#1 Shrek Forever After from Paramount/Dreamworks holds at #1 with a weekend gross of $43.3 million (-38.9%) in 4367 theaters (+8). Budget was $165 million.

#2 Sex and the City 2 from Warner Brothers debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $31.0 million in 3445 theaters. Budget was $100 million.

#3 Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time from Buena Vista debuts at #3 with an opening weekend gross of $30.0 million in 3646 theaters. Budget was $200 million.

#4 Iron Man 2 from Paramount drops from #2 to #4 with a weekend gross of $16.4 million (-37.6%) in 3804 theaters (-373). Total gross to date is $275.0 million. Budget was $200 million.

#5 Robin Hood from Universal drops from #3 to #5 with a weekend gross of $10.4 million (-44.6%) in 3373 theaters (-132). Total gross to date is $83.1 million. Budget was $200 million.

#6 Letters to Juliet from Summit drops from #4 to #6 with a weekend gross of $5.8 million (-35.2%) in 2825 theaters (-150). Total gross to date is $36.5 million. Budget is unknown.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Just Wright drops from #5 to #7 with a weekend gross of $2.1 million (-49.7%) in 1195 theaters (-636). Total gross to date is $18.1 million. Budget is unknown.

#8 Date Night drops from #7 to #8 with a weekend gross of $1.8 million (-37.6%) in 1126 theaters (-743). Total gross to date is $93.5 million. Budget was $55 million.

#9 MacGruber drops from #6 to #9 with a weekend gross of $1.5 million (-61.3%) in 2546 theaters (-5). Total gross to date is $7.2 million. Budget was $10 million.

#10 How to Train Your Dragon drops from #9 to #10 with a weekend gross of $1.1 million (-39.5%) in 825 theaters (-926). Total gross to date is $212.7 million. Budget was $165 million.

#11 A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) drops from #8 to #11 with a weekend gross of $0.9 million (-60.2%) in 891 theaters (-1234). Total gross to date is $61.7 million. Budget was $35 million.

#12 Alice in Wonderland (2010) jumps from #15 to #12 with a weekend gross of $0.5 million (+21.1%) in 341 theaters (-70). Total gross to date is $333.0 million. Budget was $200 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $145.3 million (+1.6%).

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

02. June 2010 by Andrew
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