Weekend Box Office: December 3 – 5

#1 Tangled from Buena Vista jumps from #2 to #1 with a weekend gross of $21.6 million (-55.7%) in 3603 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $96.5 million. Budget was $260 million.

#2 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 from Warner Brothers drops from #1 to #2 with a weekend gross of $17.0 million (-65.3%) in 4125 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $244.5 million. Budget is unknown.

#3 Burlesque from Screen Gems jumps from #4 to #3 with a weekend gross of $6.1 million (-48.7%) in 3037 theaters (no chance). Total gross to date is $26.9 million. Budget was $55 million.

#4 Unstoppable from Fox jumps from #5 to #4 with a weekend gross of $5.9 million (-47.8%) in 3152 theaters (-31). Total gross to date is $68.7 million. Budget was $100 million.

#5 Love and Other Drugs from Fox jumps from #6 to #5 with a weekend gross of $5.6 million (-42.0%) in 2458 theaters (+3). Total gross to date is $22.5 million. Budget was $30 million.

#6 Megamind from Paramount/Dreamworks drops from #3 to #6 with a weekend gross of $4.9 million (-60.7%) in 3173 theaters (-238). Total gross to date is $136.6 million. Budget was $130 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Due Date jumps from #8 to #7 with a weekend gross of $4.1 million (-42.3%) in 2450 theaters (-105). Total gross to date is $90.8 million. Budget was $65 million.

#8 Faster drops from #7 to #8 with a weekend gross of $3.9 million (-53.8%) in 2470 theaters (+16). Total gross to date is $18.2 million. Budget was $24 million.

#9 The Warrior’s Way debuts at #9 with an opening weekend gross of $3.0 million in 1622 theaters. Budget was $42 million.

#10 The Next Three Days drops from #9 to #10 with a weekend gross of $2.5 million (-45.1%) in 2236 theaters (-328). Total gross to date is $18.3 million. Budget was $30 million.

#11 Morning Glory drops from #10 to #11 with a weekend gross of $1.6 million (-57.0%) in 2263 theaters (-178). Total gross to date is $29.0 million. Budget was $40 million.

#12 127 Hours drops from #11 to #12 with a weekend gross of $1.6 million (-5.3%) in 433 theaters (+140). Total gross to date is $6.6 million. Budget was $18 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $78.3 million (-54.2%).

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

07. December 2010 by Andrew
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