Weekend Box Office: October 8-10

#1 The Social Network from Sony holds at #1 with a weekend gross of $15.4 million (-31.2%) in 2771 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $46.0 million. Budget was $50 million.

#2 Life as We Know It from Warner Brother debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $14.5 million in 3150 theaters. Budget was $38 million.

#3 Secretariat from Buena Vista debuts at #3 with an opening weekend gross of $12.6 million in 3072 theaters. Budget was $35 million.

#4 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole from Warner Brothers drops from #2 to #4 with a weekend gross of $6.8 million (-36.7%) in 3225 theaters (-350). Total gross to date is $39.2.0 million. Budget was $80 million.

#5 My Soul to Take from Universal debuts at #5 with an opening weekend gross of $6.8 million in 2572 theaters. Budget was $25 million.

#6 The Town from Warner Brothers drops from #4 to #6 with a weekend gross of $6.4 million (-34.2%) in 2720 theaters (-215). Total gross to date is $73.8 million. Budget was $37 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps drops from #3 to #7 with a weekend gross of $4.6 million (-54.0%) in 2829 theaters (-768). Total gross to date is $43.6 million. Budget was $70 million.

#8 Easy A drops from #5 to #8 with a weekend gross of $4.2 million (-36.4%) in 2847 theaters (-127). Total gross to date is $48.2 million. Budget was $8 million.

#9 Case 39 drops from #7 to #9 with a weekend gross of $2.6 million (-49.9%) in 2212 theaters (+1). Total gross to date is $9.6 million. Budget was $26 million.

#10 You Again drops from #6 to #10 with a weekend gross of $2.5 million (-56.1%) in 2332 theaters (-216). Total gross to date is $20.7 million. Budget was $20 million.

#11 Let Me In drops from #8 to #11 with a weekend gross of $2.4 million (-52.5%) in 2042 theaters(+22). Total gross to date is $9.1 million. Budget was $20 million.

#12 It’s Kind of a Funny Story debuts at #12 with an opening weekend gross of $2.0 million in 742 theaters. Budget was $8 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $81.3 million (-5.7%).

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

11. October 2010 by Andrew
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