Weekend Box Office: April 1 – 3

#1 Hop from Universal debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $37.5 million in 3579 theaters. Budget was $63 million.

#2 Source Code from Summit debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $14.8 million in 2961 theaters. Budget was $32 million.

#3 Insidious from Film District debuts at #3 with an opening weekend gross of $13.2 million in 2408 theaters. Budget was $1.5 million.

#4 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules from Fox drops from #1 to #4 with a weekend gross of $10.0 million (-57.7%) in 3169 theaters (+2). Total gross to date is $38.1 million. Budget was $21 million.

#5 Limitless from Relativity drops from #3 to #5 with a weekend gross of $9.3 million (-38.2%) in 2838 theaters (+33). Total gross to date is $55.5 million. Budget was $27 million.

#6 The Lincoln Lawyer from Lionsgate drops from #4 to #6 with a weekend gross of $6.8 million (-36.5%) in 2707 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $39.4 million. Budget was $40 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Sucker Punch drops from #2 to #7 with a weekend gross of $6.0 million (-68.4%) in 3033 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $29.8 million. Budget was $82 million.

#8 Rango drops from #5 to #8 with a weekend gross of $4.5 million (-53.9%) in 3134 theaters (-511). Total gross to date is $113.7 million. Budget was $135 million.

#9 Paul drops from #6 to #9 with a weekend gross of $4.2 million (-46.0%) in 2550 theaters (-256). Total gross to date is $31.8 million. Budget was $40 million.

#10 Battle: Los Angeles drops from #7 to #10 with a weekend gross of $3.5 million (-53.4%) in 2263 theaters (-855). Total gross to date is $78.5 million. Budget was $70 million.

#11 The Adjustment Bureau drops from #9 to #11 with a weekend gross of $2.1 million (-50.1%) in 1525 theaters (-757). Total gross to date is $58.5 million. Budget was $50.2 million.

#12 Red Riding Hood drops from #8 to #12 with a weekend gross of $1.7 million (-58.8%) in 1788 theaters (-927). Total gross to date is $35.5 million. Budget was $42 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $114.0 million (+5.0%).

New movies debuting in wide release this weekend include Arthur, Hanna, Soul Surfer and Your Highness.

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

04. April 2011 by Andrew
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