Weekend Box Office: February 4 – 6

#1 The Roommate from Sony debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $15.0 million in 2534 theaters. Budget was $16 million.

#2 Sanctum from Universal debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $9.4 million in 2787 theaters. Budget was $30 million.

#3 No Strings Attached from Paramount drops from #2 to #3 with a weekend gross of $8.0 million (-40.3%) in 3050 theaters (+28). Total gross to date is $51.3 million. Budget was $25 million.

#4 The King’s Speech from Weinstein jumps from #5 to #4 with a weekend gross of $7.7 million (-30.3%) in 2584 theaters (+27). Total gross to date is $83.5 million. Budget was $15 million.

#5 The Green Hornet from Sony drops from #4 to #5 with a weekend gross of $5.9 million (-46.7%) in 3033 theaters (-491). Total gross to date is $87.0 million. Budget was $120 million.

#6 The Rite from Warner Brothers drops from #1 tp #6 with a weekend gross of $5.5 million (-62.2%) in 2985 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $23.7 million. Budget was $37 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 The Mechanic drops from #3 to #7 with a weekend gross of $5.2 million (-53.6%) in 2704 theaters (+1). Total gross to date is $20.0 million. Budget was $40 million.

#8 True Grit (2010) drops from #6 to #8 with a weekend gross of $4.6 million (-38.3%) in 2902 theaters (-218). Total gross to date is $154.9 million. Budget was $38 million.

#9 Black Swan drops from #8 to #9 with a weekend gross of $3.3 million (-34.1%) in 1977 theaters (-338). Total gross to date is $95.8 million. Budget was $13 million.

#10 The Dilemma drops from #7 to #10 with a weekend gross of $3.2 million (-42.1%) in 2545 theaters (-356). Total gross to date is $45.5 million. Budget was $70 million.

#11 The Fighter drops from #9 to #11 with a weekend gross of $2.8 million (-28.3%) in 1662 theaters (-252). Total gross to date is $82.4 million. Budget was $25 million.

#12 Yogi Bear drops from #10 to #12 with a weekend gross of $2.2 million (-29.0%) in 1807 theaters (-326). Total gross to date is $95.3 million. Budget was $80 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $73.4 million (-20.6%).

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

07. February 2011 by Andrew
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