Monday, April 2, 2012

Weekend US box office March 30 - April 1, 012.


TWLWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend Gross% ChangeTheater Count /ChangeAverageTotal GrossBudget*Week #
11The Hunger GamesLGF$58,551,063-61.6%4,137-$14,153$248,483,901$782
2NWrath of the TitansWB$33,457,188-3,545-$9,438$33,457,188$1501
3NMirror MirrorRela.$18,132,085-3,603-$5,032$18,132,085$851
4221 Jump StreetSony$14,830,066-27.6%3,148+27$4,711$92,882,690$423
53Dr. Seuss' The LoraxUni.$7,784,645-40.9%3,264-413$2,385$189,332,445$705
64John CarterBV$2,029,500-60.0%2,397-815$847$66,233,839$2504
716Salmon Fishing in the YemenCBS$1,272,643+81.1%483+359$2,635$3,169,623-4
85Act of ValorRela.$1,001,906-50.9%1,239-977$809$67,745,400$126
96A Thousand WordsP/DW$902,587-53.7%1,007-780$896$16,508,068$404
1010Journey 2: The Mysterious IslandWB$810,388-40.3%908-432$892$98,455,595$798
New releases Wrath of the Titans and Mirror Mirror no match for The Hunger Games. Seem it's really making moviegoers hungry since its initial release.
  I knew Wrath would end up at no.2 or 3 for the 1st weekend. The trailer didn't show a first place film to start with. But I'm surprised Mirror Mirror directed by Immortal's Tarsem Singh, and starring veteran julia Roberts beat 21 Jump Street which was 2 last week. Didn't expect that though Jump Street will definitely cross the $100m mark in the US at a budget of $42m, impressive!
  Safe House has finally made an exit. Can't wait to see it. John Carter continues its flop reign. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is a new romantic drama that opened last weekend. It stars one of my favs Ewan Mcgregor and Emily Blunt in the leads. Act of Valor will surely exit the next weekend but will finish off with above $70m in the US. Eddie Murphy's A Thousand Words has only made its weekend run in thousands so it may end up at 10 or leave the next weekend. Journey 2 still at 10 but will surely end its top 10 run with $100m in the US.


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