Weekend Box Office: June 17 – 19

#1 Green Lantern from Warner Brothers debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $53.1 million in 3816 theaters. Budget was $200 million.

#2 Super 8 from Paramount drops from #1 to #2 with a weekend gross of $21.4 million (-39.4%) in 3408 theaters (+29). Total gross to date is $73.0 million. Budget was $50 million.

#3 Mr. Popper’s Penguins from Fox debuts at #3 with an opening weekend gross of $18.4 million in 3339 theaters. Budget was $55 million.

#4 X-Men: First Class from Fox drops from #2 to #4 with a weekend gross of $11.9 million (-50.5%) in 3375 theaters (-317). Total gross to date is $120.3 million. Budget was $160 million.

#5 The Hangover Part II from Warner Brothers drops from #3 to #5 with a weekend gross of $10.0 million (-43.0%) in 3460 theaters (-215). Total gross to date is $233.1 million. Budget was $80 million.

#6 Kung Fu Panda 2 from Paramount/DreamWorks drops from #4 to #6 with a weekend gross of $9.0 million (-45.4%) in 3469 theaters (-460). Total gross to date is $143.6 million. Budget was $150 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Bridesmaids drops from #6 to #7 with a weekend gross of $7.0 million (-29.5%) in 2573 theaters (-349). Total gross to date is $136.4 million. Budget was $32.5 million.

#8 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides from Buena Vista drops from #5 to #8 with a weekend gross of $6.6 million (-39.3%) in 2742 theaters (-691). Total gross to date is $220.7 million. Budget was $250 million.

#9 Midnight in Paris drops from #8 to #9 with a weekend gross of $4.8 million (-16.2%) in 1038 theaters (+94). Total gross to date is $21.4 million. Budget was $30 million.

#10 Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer drops from #7 to #10 with a weekend gross of $2.1 million (-65.4%) in 2524 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $11.0 million. Budget was $20 million.

#11 The Tree of Life holds at #11 with a weekend gross of $1.1 million (+40.7%) in 114 theaters (+67). Total gross to date is $3.9 million. Budget was $32 million.

#12 Thor drops from #9 to #12 with a weekend gross of $1.1 million (-53.0%) in 875 theaters (-907). Total gross to date is $176.1 million. Budget was $150 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $147.1 million (+11.2%).

New movies debuting in wide release this weekend are Bad Teacher and Cars 2.

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

20. June 2011 by Andrew
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