Weekend Box Office: January 21 – 23

#1 No Strings Attached from Paramount debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $19.6 million in 3018 theaters. Budget was $25 million.

#2 The Green Hornet from Sony drops from #1 to #2 with a weekend gross of $17.6 million (-47.3%) in 3584 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $63.0 million. Budget was $120 million.

#3 The Dilemma from Universal drops from #2 to #3 with a weekend gross of $9.1 million (-48.9%) in 2943 theaters (+3). Total gross to date is $32.7 million. Budget was $70 million.

#4 The King’s Speech holds at #4 with a weekend gross of $7.8 million (-14.5%) in 1680 theaters (+137). Total gross to date is $57.3 million. Budget was $15 million.

#5 True Grit (2010) from Paramount drops from #3 to #5 with a weekend gross of $7.3 million (-33.4%) in 3464 theaters (+5). Total gross to date is $137.9 million. Budget was $38 million.

#6 Black Swan drops from #5 to #6 with a weekend gross of $5.8 million (-29.6%) in 2407 theaters (+79). Total gross to date is $83.2 million. Budget was $13 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Little Fockers drops from #6 to #7 with a weekend gross of $4.3 million (-40.0%) in 2979 theaters (-415). Total gross to date is $141.1 million. Budget was $100 million.

#8 The Fighter jumps from #9 to #8 with a weekend gross of $4.1 million (-18.4%) in 2275 theaters (-139). Total gross to date is $72.6 million. Budget was $25 million.

#9 Yogi Bear drops from #8 to #9 with a weekend gross of $3.8 million (-28.8%) in 2510 theaters (-192). Total gross to date is $88.6 million. Budget was $80 million.

#10 Tron Legacy drops from #7 to #10 with a weekend gross of $3.6 million (-35.8%) in 2018 theaters (-421). Total gross to date is $163.2 million. Budget was $170 million.

#11 Tangled holds at #11 with a weekend gross of $3.0 million (-22.6%) in 1860 theaters (-188). Total gross to date is $186.3 million. Budget was $260 million.

#12 Season of the Witch drops from #10 to #12 with a weekend gross of $2.2 million (-50.1%) in 2307 theaters (-520). Total gross to date is $22.1 million. Budget was $40 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $88.8 million (-23.1%).

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

24. January 2011 by Andrew
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