Weekend Box Office: June 24 – 26

#1 Cars 2 from Buena Vista debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $66.1 million in 4115 theaters. Budget is unknown.

#2 Bad Teacher from Sony debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $31.6 million in 3049 theaters. Budget is unknown.

#3 Green Lantern from Warner Brothers drops from #1 to #3 with a weekend gross of $18.0 million (-66.1%) in 3816 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $88.9 million. Budget was $200 million.

#4 Super 8 from Paramount drops from #2 to #4 with a weekend gross of $12.0 million (-44.0%) in 3424 theaters (+16). Total gross to date is $95.1 million. Budget was $50 million.

#5 Mr. Popper’s Penguins from Fox drops from #3 to #5 with a weekend gross of $10.1 million (-45.0%) in 3342 theaters (+3). Total gross to date is $39.2 million. Budget was $55 million.

#6 X-Men: First Class from Fox drops from #4 to #6 with a weekend gross of $6.6 million (-44.0%) in 2633 theaters (-742). Total gross to date is $132.8 million. Budget was $160 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 The Hangover Part II drops from #5 to #7 with a weekend gross of $5.5 million (-44.7%) in 2755 theaters (-705). Total gross to date is $243.6 million. Budget was $80 million.

#8 Bridesmaids drops from #7 to #8 with a weekend gross of $5.2 million (-25.9%) in 2031 theaters (-542). Total gross to date is $146.5 million. Budget was $32.5 million.

#9 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides drops from #8 to #9 with a weekend gross of $4.9 million (-25.8%) in 2244 theaters (-498). Total gross to date is $229.2 million. Budget was $250 million.

#10 Kung Fu Panda 2 from drops from #6 to #10 with a weekend gross of $4.1 million (-53.8%) in 2527 theaters (-942). Total gross to date is $153.0 million. Budget was $150 million.

#11 Midnight in Paris drops from #9 to #11 with a weekend gross of $4.1 million (-14.6%) in 951 theaters (-87). Total gross to date is $28.2 million. Budget was $30 million.

#12 The Tree of Life drops from #11 to #12 with a weekend gross of $1.3 million (+14.1%) in 215 theaters (+101). Total gross to date is $5.8 million. Budget was $32 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $170.0 million (+15.6%).

New movies debuting in wide release this weekend are Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Larry Crowne and Monte Carlo.

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

28. June 2011 by Andrew
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