Weekend Box Office: October 15-17

#1 Jackass 3-D from Paramount debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $50.3 million in 3081 theaters. Budget was $20 million.

#2 Red from Summit debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $21.7 million in 3255 theaters. Budget was $58 million.

#3 The Social Network from Sony drops from #1 to #3 with a weekend gross of $10.3 million (-33.2%) in 2868 theaters (+97). Total gross to date is $62.4 million. Budget was $50 million.

#4 Secretariat from Buena Vista drops from #3 to #4 with a weekend gross of $9.3 million (-26.6%) in 3072 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $27.3 million. Budget was $35 million.

#5 Life as We Know It from Warner Brother drops from #2 to #5 with a weekend gross of $8.9 million (-38.3%) in 3150 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $28.6 million. Budget was $38 million.

#6 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole from Warner Brothers drops from #4 to #6 with a weekend gross of $4.2 million (-38.6%) in 2502 theaters (-723). Total gross to date is $45.9 million. Budget was $80 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 The Town drops from #6 to #7 with a weekend gross of $3.9 million (-38.0%) in 2368 theaters (-352). Total gross to date is $80.5 million. Budget was $37 million.

#8 My Soul to Take drops from #5 to #8 with a weekend gross of $3.1 million (-53.7%) in 2529 theaters (-43). Total gross to date is $11.9 million. Budget was $25 million.

#9 Easy A drops from #8 to #9 with a weekend gross of $2.6 million (-38.6%) in 2314 theaters (-533). Total gross to date is $52.3 million. Budget was $8 million.

#10 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps drops from #7 to #10 with a weekend gross of $2.3 million (-48.7%) in 2045 theaters (-784). Total gross to date is $47.8 million. Budget was $70 million.

#11 It’s Kind of a Funny Story jumps from #12 to #11 with a weekend gross of $1.2 million (-39.2%) in 757 theaters (+15). Total gross to date is $4.0 million. Budget was $8 million.

#12 You Again drops from #10 to #12 with a weekend gross of $1.2 million (-51.6%) in 1588 theaters (-744). Total gross to date is $22.9 million. Budget was $20 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $119.5 million (+46.9%).

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

18. October 2010 by Andrew
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