Weekend Box Office: December 10 – 12

#1 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader from Fox debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $24.0 million in 3555 theaters. Budget was $155 million.

#2 The Tourist from Sony debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $16.4 million in 2756 theaters. Budget was $100 million.

#3 Tangled from Buena Vista drops from #1 to #3 with a weekend gross of $14.3 million (-33.7%) in 3565 theaters (-38). Total gross to date is $115.3 million. Budget was $260 million.

#4 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 from Warner Brothers drops from #2 to #4 with a weekend gross of $8.4 million (-50.1%) in 3577 theaters (-548). Total gross to date is $257.6 million. Budget is unknown.

#5 Unstoppable from Fox drops from #4 to #5 with a weekend gross of $3.7 million (-37.9%) in 2967 theaters (-185). Total gross to date is $74.2 million. Budget was $100 million.

#6 Black Swan from Fox Searchlight jumps from #13 to #6 with a weekend gross of $3.3 million (+128.9%) in 90 theaters (+72). Total gross to date is $5.5 million. Budget was $13 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Burlesque drops from #3 to #7 with a weekend gross of $3.1 million (-48.3%) in 2876 theaters (-161). Total gross to date is $32.5 million. Budget was $55 million.

#8 Love and Other Drugs drops from #5 to #8 with a weekend gross of $2.9 million (-47.3%) in 2240 theaters (-218). Total gross to date is $27.6 million. Budget was $30 million.

#9 Due Date drops from #7 to #9 with a weekend gross of $2.5 million (-37.6%) in 1990 theaters (-460). Total gross to date is $94.9 million. Budget was $65 million.

#10 Megamind drops from #6 to #10 with a weekend gross of $2.5 million (-48.8%) in 2425 theaters (-748). Total gross to date is $140.2 million. Budget was $130 million.

#11 Faster drops from #8 to #11 with a weekend gross of $1.7 million (-56.0%) in 2106 theaters (-364). Total gross to date is $21.3 million. Budget was $24 million.

#12 The Next Three Days drops from #10 to #12 with a weekend gross of $1.0 million (-60.1%) in 1426 theaters (-810). Total gross to date is $20.3 million. Budget was $30 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $84.3 million (+7.7%).

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

14. December 2010 by Andrew
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