Weekend Box Office: April 8 – 10

#1 Hop from Universal holds at #1 with a weekend gross of $21.2 million (-43.3%) in 3616 theaters (+37). Total gross to date is $67.7 million. Budget was $63 million.

#2 Hanna from Focus debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $12.3 million in 2535 theaters. Budget was $30 million.

#3 Arthur from Warner Brothers debuts at #3 with an opening weekend gross of $12.2 million in 3276 theaters. Budget was $40 million.

#4 Soul Surfer from TriStar debuts at #4 with an opening weekend gross of $10.6 million in 2214 theaters. Budget was $18 million.

#5 Insidious from Film District drops from #3 to #5 with a weekend gross of $9.3 million (-29.4%) in 2419 theaters (+11). Total gross to date is $26.7 million. Budget was $1.5 million.

#6 Your Highness from Universal debuts at #6 with an opening weekend gross of $9.3 million in 2769 theaters. Budget was $49.9 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Source Code drops from #2 to #7 with a weekend gross of $8.6 million (-41.6%) in 2971 theaters (+10). Total gross to date is $28.2 million. Budget was $32 million.

#8 Limitless drops from #5 to #8 with a weekend gross of $5.4 million (-41.3%) in 2655 theaters (-183). Total gross to date is $64.1 million. Budget was $27 million.

#9 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules drops from #4 to #9 with a weekend gross of $4.7 million (-52.5%) in 2881 theaters (-288). Total gross to date is $45.3 million. Budget was $21 million.

#10 The Lincoln Lawyer drops from #6 to #10 with a weekend gross of $4.2 million (-37.3%) in 2420 theaters (-287). Total gross to date is $46.1 million. Budget was $40 million.

#11 Rango drops from #8 to #11 with a weekend gross of $2.3 million (-48.9%) in 2007 theaters (-1127). Total gross to date is $117.5 million. Budget was $135 million.

#12 Sucker Punch drops from #7 to #12 with a weekend gross of $2.1 million (-65.1%) in 1755 theaters (-1278). Total gross to date is $33.9 million. Budget was $82 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $102.7 million (-9.9%).

New movies debuting in wide release this weekend include Rio and Scream 4.

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

12. April 2011 by Andrew
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