Weekend Box Office: October 21 – 23

#1 Paranormal Activity 3 from Paramount debuts at #1 with an opening weekend gross of $52.5 million in 3321 theaters. Budget was $5 million.

#2 Real Steel from Buena Vista drops from #1 to #2 with a weekend gross of $10.8 million (-33.6%) in 3412 theaters (-28). Total gross to date is $66.7 million. Budget is unknown.

#3 Footloose (2011) from Paramount drops from #2 to #3 with a weekend gross of $10.3 million (-33.5%) in 3555 theaters (+6). Total gross to date is $30.3 million. Budget was $24 million.

#4 The Three Musketeers (2011) from Summit debuts at #4 with an opening weekend gross of $8.6 million in 3017 theaters. Budget is unknown.

#5 The Ides of March from Sony drops from #4 to #5 with a weekend gross of $4.8 million (-31.7%)in 2042 theaters (-157). Total gross to date is $29.1 million. Budget is unknown.

#6 Dolphin Tale from Warner Brothers drops from #5 to #6 with a weekend gross of $4.2 million (-32.3%) in 2828 theaters (-458). Total gross to date is $64.4 million. Budget was $37 million.

Rounding out the top 12 are:

#7 Moneyball drops from #6 to #7 with a weekend gross of $3.9 million (-27.0%) in 2353 theaters (-487). Total gross to date is $63.6 million. Budget was $50 million.

#8 Johnny English Reborn debuts at #8 with an opening weekend gross of $3.8 million in 1552 theaters. Budget was $45 million.

#9 The Thing (2011) drops from #3 to #9 with a weekend gross of $3.0 million (-63.9%) in 2995 theaters (-1). Total gross to date is $14.0 million. Budget is unknown.

#10 50/50 drops from #7 to #10 with a weekend gross of $2.8 million (-33.4%) in 1932 theaters (-459). Total gross to date is $28.8 million. Budget was $8 million.

#11 Courageous drops from #8 to #11 with a weekend gross of $2.4 million (-24.5%) in 1195 theaters (-19). Total gross to date is $24.9 million. Budget was $2 million.

#12 The Big Year drops from #9 to #12 with a weekend gross of $1.6 million (-48.3%) in 2150 theaters (no change). Total gross to date is $6.0 million. Budget is unknown.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $109.3 million (+42.0%).

New movies debuting in wide release this weekend are In Time, Puss in Boots, and The Rum Diary.

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

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

25. October 2011 by Andrew
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