Weekend Box Office: Aug 16-Aug 18

#1 Lee Daniels’ The Butler from Weinstein Company opened at #1 with a gross of $24.6 million in 2,933 theaters.  Budget was $30 million.

#2 We’re The Millers from Warner Bros. held at #2 with a gross of $18 million (-32.0%) in 3,325 theaters (+65).  Total gross to date is $69.7 million.  Budget was $37 million.

#3 Elysium from TriStar fell from #1 to #3 with a gross of $13.7 million (-54.1%) in 3,284 theaters.  Total gross to date is $56 million.  Budget was $115 million.

#4 Planes from Buena Vista fell from #3 to #4 with a gross of $13.4 million (-39.8%) in 3,716 theaters (+14).  Total gross to date is $45.3 million.  Budget was $50 million.

#5 Kick-Ass 2 from Universal opened at #5 with a gross of $13.3 million in 2,940 theaters.  Budget was $28 million.

#6 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters from 20th Century Fox fell from #4 to #6 with a gross of $8.8 million (-39.2%) in 3,080 theaters (+49).  Total gross to date is $39.3 million.  Budget was $90 million.

#7 Jobs from Open Road Films opened at #7 with a gross of $6.7 million in 2,381 theaters.  Budget was $12 million.

#8 2 Guns from Universal fell from #5 to #8 with a gross of $5.8 million (-48.4%) in 2,471 theaters (-557).  Total gross to date is $59.5 million.  Budget was $61 million.

#9 The Smurfs 2 from Sony/Columbia fell from #6 to #9 with a gross of $4.8 million (-48.9%) in 2,349 theaters (-1,518).  Total gross to date is $57.1 million.  Budget was $105 million.

#10 The Wolverine from 20th Century Fox fell from #7 to #10 with a gross of $4.5 million (-43.7%) in 2,058 theaters (-809).  Total gross to date is $120.6 million.  Budget was $120 million.

#11 Despicable Me 2 from Universal fell from #9 to #11 with a gross of $3.9 million (-33.9%) in 1,818 theaters (-577).  Total gross to date is $346.1 million.  Budget was $76 million.

#12 The Conjuring from Warner Bros. fell from #8 to #12 with a gross of $3.88 million (-41.4%) in 2,001 theaters (-649).  Total gross to date is $127.8 million.  Budget was $20 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $121.4 million.

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

 

20. August 2013 by Lena
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