Weekend Box Office: November 19 – 21

#1 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 from Warner Brothers debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $125.0 million in 4125 theaters. Budget is unknown.

#2 Megamind from Paramount/Dreamworks drops from #1 to #2 with a weekend gross of $16.0 million (-45.0%) in 3779 theaters (-170). Total gross to date is $109.3 million. Budget was $130 million.

#3 Unstoppable from Fox drops from #2 to #3 with a weekend gross of $13.0 million (-42.7%) in 3209 theaters (+2). Total gross to date is $41.8 million. Budget was $100 million.

#4 Due Date from Warner Brothers drops from #3 to #4 with a weekend gross of $8.9 million (-42.2%) in 3229 theaters (-136). Total gross to date is $72.4 million. Budget was $65 million.

#5 The Next Three Days from Lionsgate debuts at #5 with an opening weekend gross of $6.4 million in 2564 theaters. Budget is unknown.

#6 Morning Glory from Paramount drops from #5 to #6 with a weekend gross of $5.2 million (-43.5%) in 2544 theaters (+26). Total gross to date is $19.8 million. Budget was $40 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Skyline drops from #4 to #7 with a weekend gross of $3.5 million (-69.5%) in 2883 theaters (+3). Total gross to date is $17.7 million. Budget was $10 million.

#8 RED drops from #7 to #8 with a weekend gross of $2.4 million (-50.1%) in 2034 theaters (-844). Total gross to date is $83.5 million. Budget was $58 million.

#9 For Colored Girls drops from #6 to #9 with a weekend gross of $2.2 million (-64.7%) in 1216 theaters (-911). Total gross to date is $34.4 million. Budget was $21 million.

#10 Fair Game jumps from #15 to #10 with a weekend gross of $1.4 million (+42.6%) in 386 theaters (+211). Total gross to date is $3.7 million. Budget was $22 million.

#11 Secretariat holds at #11 with a weekend gross of $0.9 million (-55.9%) in 1010 theaters (-1009). Total gross to date is $56.7 million. Budget was $35 million.

#12 Paranormal Activity 2 drops from #8 to #12 with a weekend gross of $0.9 million (-68.3%) in 1101 theaters (-1302). Total gross to date is $83.5 million. Budget was $3 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $186.3 million (+66.9%).

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

22. November 2010 by Andrew
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