Weekend Box Office: December 17 – 19

#1 Tron Legacy from Buena Vista debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $44.0 million in 3451 theaters. Budget was $170 million.

#2 Yogi Bear from Warner Brothers debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $16.4 million in 3515 theaters. Budget was $80 million.

#3 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader from Fox drops from #1 to #3 with a weekend gross of $12.3 million (-48.4%) in 3555 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $42.7 million. Budget was $155 million.

#4 The Fighter from Paramount jumps from #19 to #4 with a weekend gross of $12.1 million (+3,945.0%) in 2503 theaters (+2499). Total gross to date is $12.5 million. Budget was $25 million.

#5 Tangled from Buena Vista drops from #3 to #5 with a weekend gross of $8.7 million (-38.8%) in 3201 theaters (-364). Total gross to date is $127.9 million. Budget was $260 million.

#6 The Tourist from Sony drops from #2 to #6 with a weekend gross of $8.5 million (-48.3%) in 2756 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $30.6 million. Budget was $100 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Black Swan drops from #6 to #7 with a weekend gross of $8.3 million (+153.6%) in 959 theaters (+869). Total gross to date is $15.7 million. Budget was $13 million.

#8 How Do You Know debuts at #8 with an opening weekend gross of $7.4 million in 2483 theaters. Budget was $120 million.

#9 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 drops from #4 to #9 with a weekend gross of $5.0 million (-40.8%) in 2860 theaters (-717). Total gross to date is $265.7 million. Budget is unknown.

#10 Unstoppable drops from #5 to #10 with a weekend gross of $1.8 million (-50.3%) in 1874 theaters (-1093). Total gross to date is $77.3 million. Budget was $100 million.

#11 Burlesque drops from #7 to #11 with a weekend gross of $1.4 million (-55.0%) in 1510 theaters (-1366). Total gross to date is $35.5 million. Budget was $55 million.

#12 Due Date drops from #9 to #12 with a weekend gross of $1.2 million (-51.1%) in 1157 theaters (-833). Total gross to date is $97.3 million. Budget was $65 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $127.6 million (+51.4%).

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

21. December 2010 by Andrew
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