Weekend Box Office: July 8 – 10

#1 Transformers: Dark of the Moon from Paramount/Dreamworks holds at #1 with a weekend gross of $47.1 million (-51.9%) in 4088 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $261.0 million. Budget was $195 million.

#2 Horrible Bosses from Warner Brother debuts at #2 with an opening weekend gross of $28.3 million in 3040 theaters. Budget was $35 million.

#3 Zookeeper from Sony debuts at #3 with an opening weekend gross of $20.0 million in 3482 theaters. Budget was $80 million.

#4 Cars 2 from Buena Vista drops from #2 to #4 with a weekend gross of $15.2 million (-42.1%) in 3990 theaters (-125). Total gross to date is $148.8 million. Budget was $200 million.

#5 Bad Teacher from Sony drops from #3 to #5 with a weekend gross of $8.9 million (-38.5%) in 2962 theaters (-87). Total gross to date is $78.6 million. Budget was $20 million.

#6 Larry Crowne from Universal drops from #4 to #6 with a weekend gross of $5.9 million (-54.7%) in 2976 theaters (+3). Total gross to date is $26.1 million. Budget was $30 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Super 8 drops from #5 to #7 with a weekend gross of $4.8 million (-38.9%) in 2292 theaters (-796). Total gross to date is $118.0 million. Budget was $50 million.

#8 Monte Carlo drops from #6 to #8 with a weekend gross of $3.8 million (-49.0%) in 2473 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $16.1 million. Budget was $20 million.

#9 Mr. Popper’s Penguins drops from #8 to #9 with a weekend gross of $3.1 million (-43.0%) in 1996 theaters (-865). Total gross to date is $58.0 million. Budget was $55 million.

#10 Green Lantern drops from #7 to #10 with a weekend gross of $3.1 million (-52.0%) in 2015 theaters (-1265). Total gross to date is $109.7 million. Budget was $200 million.

#11 Midnight in Paris jumps from #10 to #11 with a weekend gross of $2.6 million (-26.4%) in 819 theaters (-39). Total gross to date is $38.5 million. Budget was $30 million.

#12 Bridesmaids drops from #9 to #12 with a weekend gross of $2.6 million (-27.9%) in 1102 theaters (-287). Total gross to date is $158.1 million. Budget was $32.5 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $145.7 million (-24.0%).

New movies debuting in wide release this weekend are Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 and Winnie the Pooh.

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

11. July 2011 by Andrew
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