Weekend Box Office: November 5-7

#1 Megamind from Paramount/Dreamworks debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $46.0 million in 3944 theaters. Budget was $130 million.

#2 Due Date from Warner Brothers debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $32.6 million in 3355 theaters. Budget was $65 million.

#3 For Colored Girls from Lionsgate debuts at #3 with an opening weekend gross of $19.4 million in 2127 theaters. Budget was $21 million.

#4 RED from Summit drops from #3 to #4 with a weekend gross of $8.6 million (-19.4%) in 3229 theaters (-120). Total gross to date is $71.6 million. Budget was $58 million.

#5 Saw 3-D from Lionsgate drops from #1 to #5 with a weekend gross of $7.7 million (-65.7%) in 2808 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $38.3 million. Budget was $20 million.

#6 Paranormal Activity 2 from Paramount drops from #2 to #6 with a weekend gross of $7.0 million (-57.0%) in 3168 theaters (-71). Total gross to date is $76.9 million. Budget was $3 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Jackass 3-D drops from #4 to #7 with a weekend gross of $4.9 million (-41.8%) in 2165 theaters (-974). Total gross to date is $110.6 million. Budget was $20 million.

#8 Secretariat drops from #6 to #8 with a weekend gross of $4.0 million (-18.7%) in 2614 theaters (-494). Total gross to date is $51.0 million. Budget was $35 million.

#9 Hereafter drops from #5 to #9 with a weekend gross of $4.0 million (-37.5%) in 2365 theaters (-59). Total gross to date is $28.7 million. Budget was $50 million.

#10 The Social Network drops from #7 to #10 with a weekend gross of $3.4 million (-24.1%) in 1860 theaters (-907). Total gross to date is $84.8 million. Budget was $50 million.

#11 Life as We Know It drops from #8 to #11 with a weekend gross of $3.0 million (-24.4%) in 1950 theaters (-910). Total gross to date is $48.5 million. Budget was $38 million.

#12 Conviction drops from #10 to #12 with a weekend gross of $1.6 million (-11.0%) in 672 theaters (+107). Total gross to date is $4.7 million. Budget was $12.5 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $142.8 million (+68.2%).

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

08. November 2010 by Andrew
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