Weekend Box Office: September 3-5

#1 The American from Focus debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $13.1 million in 2823 theaters. Budget was $20 million.

#2 Machete from Fox debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $11.4 million in 2670 theaters. Budget was $20 million.

#3 Takers from Screen Gems drops from #1 to #3 with a weekend gross of $10.8 million (-47.0%) in 2206 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $37.3 million. Budget was $32 million.

#4 The Last Exorcism from Lionsgate drops from #2 to #4 with a weekend gross of $7.3 million (-64.0%) in 2874 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $32.1 million. Budget was $1.8 million.

#5 Going the Distance from Warner Brothers debuts at #5 with an opening weekend gross of $6.8 million in 3030 theaters. Budget was $32 million.

#6 The Expendables from Lionsgate drops from #3 to #6 with a weekend gross of $6.6 million (-30.5%) in 3398 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $92.1 million. Budget was $80 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 The Other Guys drops from #5 to #7 with a weekend gross of $5.2 million (-15.9%) in 2607 theaters (-574). Total gross to date is $106.7 million. Budget was $100 million.

#8 Eat Pray Love drops from #4 to #8 with a weekend gross of $4.8 million (-29.6%) in 2663 theaters (-445). Total gross to date is $68.9 million. Budget was $60 million.

#9 Inception drops from #7 to #9 with a weekend gross of $4.5 million (-6.2%) in 1704 theaters (-366) . Total gross to date is $277.1 million. Budget was $160 million.

#10 Nanny McPhee Returns drops from #8 to #10 with a weekend gross of $3.5 million (-25.0%) in 2708 theaters (-90). Total gross to date is $22.3 million. Budget was $35 million.

#11 Vampires Suck drops from #6 to #11 with a weekend gross of $3.1 million (-38.8%) in 2434 theaters (-799). Total gross to date is $32.4 million. Budget was $20 million.

#12 The Switch drops from #9 to #12 with a weekend gross of $3.1 million (-31.9%) in 1885 theaters (-132). Total gross to date is $21.4 million. Budget is unknown.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $80.8 million (-15.0%).

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

07. September 2010 by Andrew
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