Weekend Box Office: March 25 – 27

#1 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules from Fox debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $23.7 million in 3167 theaters. Budget was $21 million.

#2 Sucker Punch from Warner Brothers debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $19.0 million in 3033 theaters. Budget was $82 million.

#3 Limitless from Relativity drops from #1 to #3 with a weekend gross of $15.0 million (-20.4%) in 2805 theaters (+49). Total gross to date is $41.1 million. Budget was $27 million.

#4 The Lincoln Lawyer from Lionsgate holds at #4 with a weekend gross of $10.7 million (-18.6%) in 2707 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $28.7 million. Budget was $40 million.

#5 Rango from Paramount drops from #2 to #5 with a weekend gross of $9.7 million (-35.2%) in 3645 theaters (-198). Total gross to date is $106.3 million. Budget was $135 million.

#6 Paul from Universal drops from #5 to #6 with a weekend gross of $7.8 million (-39.8%) in 2806 theaters (+4). Total gross to date is $24.9 million. Budget was $40 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Battle: Los Angeles drops from #3 to #7 with a weekend gross of $7.5 million (-47.8%) in 3118 theaters (-299). Total gross to date is $72.5 million. Budget was $70 million.

#8 Red Riding Hood drops from #6 to #8 with a weekend gross of $4.3 million (-40.0%) in 2715 theaters (-315). Total gross to date is $32.4 million. Budget was $42 million.

#9 The Adjustment Bureau drops from #7 to #9 with a weekend gross of $4.2 million (-25.7%) in 2282 theaters (-378). Total gross to date is $54.9 million. Budget was $50.2 million.

#10 Mars Needs Moms drops from #8 to #10 with a weekend gross of $2.2 million (-57.5%) in 2170 theaters (-947). Total gross to date is $19.2 million. Budget was $150 million.

#11 Beastly drops from #9 to #11 with a weekend gross of $2.1 million (-32.2%) in 1585 theaters (-225). Total gross to date is $25.2 million. Budget was $17 million.

#12 Hall Pass drops from #10 to #12 with a weekend gross of $1.7 million (-33.6%) in 1204 theaters (-701). Total gross to date is $42.3 million. Budget was $36 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $108.5 million (+5.0%).

New movies debuting in wide release this weekend include Hop, Insidious, and Source Code.

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

29. March 2011 by Andrew
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