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Weekend Box Office: Mar 15-Mar 17

#1 Oz The Great and Powerful from Buena Vista held at #1 with a gross of $41.3 million (-47.9%) in 3,912 theaters.  Total gross to date is $144.1 million.  Budget was $215 million.

#2 The Call from TriStar opened at #2 with a gross of $17.1 million in 2,507 theaters.  Budget was $13 million.

#3 The Incredible Burt Wonderstone from Warner Bros. opened at #3 with a gross of $10.2 million in 3,160 theaters.  Budget was $30 million.

#4 Jack the Giant Slayer from Warner Bros. (New Line) fell from #2 to #4 with a gross of $6.3 million (-35.8%) in 3,357 theaters (-168).  Total gross to date is $54 million.  Budget was $195 million.

#5 Identity Thief from Universal fell from #3 to #5 with a gross of $4.4 million (-30.2%) in 2,842 theaters (-168).  Total gross to date is $123.6 million.  Budget was $35 million.

#6 Snitch from Summit Entertainment fell from #5 to #6 with a gross of $3.5 million (-31.3%) in 2,353 theaters (+13).  Total gross to date is $37.3 million.  Budget was unknown.

#7 21 and Over from Relativity fell from #6 to #7 with a gross of $2.7 million (-47.6%) in 2,424 theaters (-347).  Total gross to date is $21.9 million.  Budget was $13 million.

#8 Silver Linings Playbook from Weinstein Company held at #8 with a gross of $2.5 million (-30.2%) in 1,602 theaters (-125).  Total gross to date is $124.6 million.  Budget was $21 million.

#9 Safe Haven from Relativity fell from #7 to #9 with a gross of $2.4 million (-34.6%) in 2,206 theaters (-335).  Total gross to date is $66.9 million.  Budget was $28 million.

#10 Escape from Planet Earth from Weinstein Company fell from #9 to #10 with a gross of $2.3 million (-27.3%) in 2,211 theaters (-338).  Total gross to date is $52.2 million.  Budget was $40 million.

#11 Dead Man Down from FilmDistrict fell from #4 to #11 with a gross of $2.1 million (-60.2%) in 2,188 theaters.  Total gross to date is $9.4 million.  Budget was unknown.

#12 The Last Exorcism Part II from CBS Films fell from #10 to #12 with a gross of $1.3 million (-59.7%) in 1,575 theaters (-1,125).  Total gross to date is $14.4 million.  Budget was $5 million.

 

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $96.2 million.

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

 

3 replies on “Weekend Box Office: Mar 15-Mar 17”

Since the one word picks worked out so well last time, I think I’ll try it again….
My picks for the weekend of March 22 – 24, 2013:
1. Croods
2. Olympus
3. Oz
4. Call
5. Breakers

oh, and my indie arthouse pick is: Starbuck.

I wonder if it will be the Katee Sackhoff or Dirk Benedict version.

It looks like Mrs. Beast is also going for the one word picks.
Mrs. Beast’s picks for the weekend of March 22 – 24, 2013:
1. Olympus
2. Spring
3. Croods
4. Oz
5. Admission

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