Weeeknd Box Office: March 4 – 6

#1 Rango from Paramount debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $38.0 million in 3917 theaters. Budget was $135 million.

#2 The Adjustment Bureau from Universal debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $21.1 million in 2840 theaters. Budget is unknown.

#3 Beastly from CBS debuts at #3 with an opening weekend gross of $9.8 million in 1952 theaters. Budget was $17 million.

#4 Hall Pass from Warner Brothers drops from #1 to #4 with a weekend gross of $8.8 million (-34.5%) in 2950 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $26.8 million. Budget was $36 million.

#5 Gnomeo and Juliet from Buena Vista drops from #2 to #5 with a weekend gross of $7.2 million (-46.0%) in 2984 theaters (-53). Total gross to date is $84.0 million. Budget is unknown.

#6 Unknown from Warner Brothers drops from #3 to #6 with a weekend gross of $6.5 million (-48.1%) in 2913 theaters (-130). Total gross to date is $53.0 million. Budget was $30 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Just Go With It drops from #5 to #7 with a weekend gross of $6.4 million (-38.9%) in 2920 theaters (-624). Total gross to date is $88.1 million. Budget was $80 million.

#8 The King’s Speech holds at #8 with a weekend gross of $6.2 million (-15.1%) in 2240 theaters (-146). Total gross to date is $123.5 million. Budget was $15 million.

#9 I Am Number Four drops from #4 to #9 with a weekend gross of $5.7 million (-47.8%) in 2903 theaters (-253). Total gross to date is $46.4 million. Budget was $60 million.

#10 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never drops from #6 to #10 with a weekend gross of $4.2 million (-54.4%) in 2254 theaters (-556). Total gross to date is $68.8 million. Budget was $13 million.

#11 Take Me Home Tonight debuts at #11 with an opening weekend gross of $3.4 million in 2003 theaters. Budget is unknown.

#12 Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son drops from #7 to #12 with a weekend gross of $3.2 million (-57.0%) in 1642 theaters (-1179). Total gross to date is $33.2 million. Budget was $32 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $121.1 million (+26.1%).

New movies debuting in wide release this weekend include Battle: Los Angeles, Mars Needs Moms and Red Riding Hood.

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

08. March 2011 by Andrew
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