Weekend Box Office: February 25 – 27

#1 Hall Pass from Warner Brothers debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $13.5 million in 2950 theaters. Budget was $36 million.

#2 Gnomeo and Juliet from Buena Vista jumps from #3 to #2 with a weekend gross of $13.4 million (-30.0%) in 3037 theaters (+23). Total gross to date is $74.3 million. Budget is unknown.

#3 Unknown from Warner Brothers drops from #1 to #3 with a weekend gross of $12.5 million (-42.5%) in 3043 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $42.9 million. Budget was $30 million.

#4 I Am Number Four from Buena Vista drops from #2 to #4 with a weekend gross of $11.0 million (-43.4%) in 3156 theaters (+2). Total gross to date is $37.7 million. Budget was $60 million.

#5 Just Go With It from Sony drops from #4 to #5 with a weekend gross of $10.5 million (-43.0%) in 3544 theaters (-4). Total gross to date is $78.7 million. Budget was $80 million.

#6 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never from Paramount holds at #6 with a weekend gross of $9.3 million (-29.5%) in 2810 theaters (-308). Total gross to date is $62.9 million. Budget was $13 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son drops from #5 to #7 with a weekend gross of $7.6 million (-53.2%) in 2821 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $28.6 million. Budget was $32 million.

#8 The King’s Speech drops from #7 to #8 with a weekend gross of $7.3 million (+12.4%) in 2386 theaters (+300). Total gross to date is $114.2 million. Budget was $15 million.

#9 Drive Angry debuts at #9 with an opening weekend gross of $5.1 million in 2290 theaters. Budget is unknown.

#10 True Grit (2010) jumps from #11 to #10 with a weekend gross of $1.9 million (-19.2%) in 1222 theaters (-243). Total gross to date is $167.1 million. Budget was $38 million.

#11 The Roommate drops from #8 to #11 with a weekend gross of $1.9 million (-50.4%) in 1726 theaters (-434). Total gross to date is $35.8 million. Budget was $16 million.

#12 The Eagle drops from #9 to #12 with a weekend gross of $1.5 million (-56.5%) in 1568 theaters (-728). Total gross to date is $18.3 million. Budget is $25 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $96.0 million (-26.0%).

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

28. February 2011 by Andrew
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