Weekend Box Office: June 8-10

#1 Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted from Paramount took the #1 spot in its opening weekend with a gross of $60.3 million in 4,258 theaters.  Budget was $145 million.

#2 Prometheus from Sony opened at #2 with a weekend gross of $51.1 million in 3,396 theaters.  Budget is unknown.

#3 Snow White and the Huntsman from Universal fell from #1 to #2 with a gross of $23.1 (-59.0%) million in 3,777 theaters (+4) .  Total gross to date is $98.5 million.  Budget was $170 million.

#4 MIB 3 from Sony fell from #2 to #4 with a weekend gross of $13.9 million (-50.5%) in 3,792 theaters (-456).  Total gross to date is $135.9 million.  Budget was $225 million.

#5 Marvel’s The Avengers from Buena Vista fell from #3 to #5 with a weekend gross of $11.2 million (-45.1%) in 3,129 theaters (-541).  Total gross to date is $572.3 million. Budget was $220 million.

#6 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel from Fox Searchlight held at #6 with a weekend gross of $3.3 million (-27.1%) in 1,298 theaters (+4). Total gross to date is $31 million. Budget is unknown.

#7 What to Expect When You’re Expecting from Lionsgate held at #7 with a weekend gross of $2.8 million (-36.8%) in 2,087 theaters (-820). Total gross to date is $35.8 million. Budget is unknown.

#8 Battleship from Universal fell from #4 to #8 with a weekend gross of $2.3 million (-55.3%) in 1,954 theaters (-1,190).  Total gross to date is $59.8 million.  Budget was $209 million.

#9 The Dictator from Paramount fell from #5 to #9 with a weekend gross of $2.2 million (-52.3%) in 1,651 theaters (-998).  Total gross to date is $55.3 million.  Budget was $65 million.

#10 Moonrise Kingdom from Focus Features rose from #13 to #10 with a weekend gross of $1.6 million (+77.9%) in 96 theaters (+80). Total gross to date is $3.7 million. Budget is unknown.

#11 Dark Shadows from Warner Brothers fell from #8 to #11 with a weekend gross of $1.4 million (-61.9%) in 1,550 theaters (-1,452). Total gross to date is $73.8 million. Budget was $150 million.

#12 The Hunger Games from Lionsgate fell from #11 to #12 with a weekend gross of $1.1 million (-31.6%) in 751 theaters (-348).  Total gross to date is $400.3 million.  Budget was $78 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $174.2 million.

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

11. June 2012 by Lena
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