Weekend Box Office
Sylvester Stallone and his beefy buddies have muscled their way to the top of the weekend box office.
“The Dark Knight Rises” has finally fallen out of first-place at the weekend box office.
“The Dark Knight Rises” stayed atop the box office for the second straight weekend, making just over $64 million. But it’s lagging behind the staggering numbers of its predecessor, 2008′s “The Dark Knight.”
The cuddly critters of “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” led the weekend with a $60.4 million debut domestically, followed by a big opening for Ridley Scott’s alien saga “Prometheus” at No. 2 with $50 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Little blue Smurfs and not-so-little green men from space are in a photo finish for the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office.
The boy wizard has vanquished the dark knight with a record-setting magic act at the weekend box office.
According to studio estimates Sunday, “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” held the No. 1 spot again with $47 million domestically in its second weekend.
“Transformers” robots have lost some of their money-making power but still have delivered the biggest opening weekend domestically so far this year.
The good news for Russell Brand is that his animated comedy “Hop” remains the top movie for the second-straight weekend with $21.7 million.
Russell Brand’s family comedy “Hop” debuted at No. 1 with $38.1 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
“True Grit” has seized the reins at the weekend box office with $15 million, taking the No. 1 spot and becoming the first Western to top the $100 million mark since the 1990s.
Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller’s “Little Fockers” remained the top draw at the weekend box office with $26.3 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
The animated musical “Tangled” took over the top spot at the box office with $21.6 million in its second weekend.
Hair has won out over Harry Potter at the weekend box office.