Weekend Box Office Chart for May 13th to May 15th

Yippy, nerd flick beats chick flick!

1. Thor$34.5 Total: $119.2
2. Bridesmaids $24.4 Total: $24.4
3. Fast Five $19.5 Total: $168.7
4. Priest $14.5 Total: $14.5
5. Rio $8.0 Total: $124.9
6. Jumping the Broom $7.3 Total: $25.9
7. Something Borrowed $7.0 Total: $25.6
8. Water for Elephants $4.1 Total: $48.4
9. Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family $2.2 Total: $50.2
10. Soul Surfer $1.8 Total: $39.2
11. Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil $1.0 Total: $8.4
12. Insidious $.9 Total: $51.6

Weekend Boxoffice Chart for August 13th to August 15th

With non stop action, the cast of the of the Expendables has proven they are just not done yet.

1. The Expendables $35.0 Total: $35.0
2. Eat Pray Love $23.7 Total: $23.7
3. The Other Guys $18.0 Total: $70.5
4. Inception $11.3 Total: $248.5
5. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World $10.5 Total: $10.5
6. Despicable Me $6.7 Total: $221.9
7. Step Up 3-D $6.6 Total: $29.5
8. Salt $6.3 Total: $103.5
9. Dinner for Schmucks $6.3 Total: $58.8
10. Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore $4.0 Total: $35.1
11. Toy Story 3 $2.1 Total: $400.7
12. Charlie St. Cloud $2.0 Total: $28.7

Now lets talk about Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. While it did bomb, I think it’s very much worth seeing. Yes it’s a geek love film but it has tons of great scenes and overall I have to say it was a fun movie for the wife and myself.

“Scott, if your life had a face, I would punch it.”

Love that shirt!

Weekend Box Office Chart for July 2nd to July 4th

If you are a Twilight fan, this was your week. Looks like Eclipse took ran down the competition with $161 million for its first five days.

1. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $69.0/$161.0
2. The Last Airbender $40.6/$57.0
3. Toy Story 3 $30.1/$289.0
4. Grown Ups $18.5/$77.0
5. Knight & Day $10.2/$45.5
6. The Karate Kid $8.0/$151.5
7. The A-Team $3.0/$69.1
8. Get Him to the Greek $1.1/$57.4
9. Shrek Forever After $.7/$232.1
10. Cyrus $.7/$1.4
11. Letters to Juliet $.6/$50.8
12. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time $.6/$88.1

Weekend Boxoffice Chart for June 11th to June 13th

Sweep the leg Johnny! It looks like The Karate Kid destroyed The A-Team in the ultimate 80’s showdown in this weeks box office carts. The Karate Kid debuted at No. 1 for the weekend with a large pile of cash, $55.6 million to be exact.

1. The Karate Kid $55.6 Total: $55.6
2. The A-Team $25.6 Total: $25.6
3. Shrek Forever After $15.7 Total: $210.0
4. Get Him to the Greek $9.9 Total: $36.4
5. Killers $8.0 Total: $30.2
6. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time $6.4 Total: $72.2
7. Marmaduke $6.0 Total: $22.2
8. Sex and the City 2 $5.4 Total: $84.6
9. Iron Man 2 $4.5 Total: $299.2
10. Splice $2.9 Total: $13.1
11. Robin Hood $2.6 Total: $99.4
12. Letters to Juliet $1.6 Total: $46.7

Weekend Boxoffice Chart for June 4th to June 6th

For a third week in a row, DreamWorks Animation’s Shrek Forever After held on to the top spot.

1. Shrek Forever After $25.3 Total: $183.0
2. Get Him to the Greek $17.4 Total: $17.4
3. Killers $16.1 Total: $16.1
4. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time $13.9 Total: $59.4
5. Sex and the City 2 $12.6 Total: $73.4
6. Marmaduke $11.3 Total: $11.3
7. Iron Man 2 $7.7 Total: $291.2
8. Splice $7.4 Total: $7.4
9. Robin Hood $5.1 Total: $94.2
10. Letters to Juliet $3.0 Total: $43.3
11. Raajneeti $.9 Total: $.9
12. Date Night $.8 Total: $95.3

Interesting numbers, the Toronto Star had this extra little bit the other day “It (Splice) had a reported advertising budget of $35 million, which is $5 million more than it cost to make.” well this plus the big lesson… you never show the monster in a preview!

Weekend Box Office Chart for April 30th to May 2nd

The remake of horror film Nightmare on Elm Street scared down the other movies at the North American box office this weekend with a $32.2 Million opener. Meanwhile How to Train Your Dragon, an excellent movie I might add, is still doing very well.

1. A Nightmare on Elm Street $32.2 Total: $32.2
2. How to Train Your Dragon $10.8 Total: $192.3
3. Date Night $7.6/$73.6
4. The Back-Up Plan $7.2 Total: $22.9
5. Furry Vengeance $6.5 Total: $6.5
6. The Losers $6.0 Total: $18.1
7. Clash of the Titans $5.9 Total: $154.0
8. Kick-Ass $4.4 Total: $42.1
9. Death at a Funeral $4.0 Total: $34.7
10. Oceans $2.6 Total: $13.5
11. The Last Song $2.3 Total: $58.6
12. Alice in Wonderland $1.5 Total: $329.7

Weekend Box Office Chart for April 23rd to April 25th

Claiming the No. 1 spot in its fifth weekend of release, the DreamWorks Animation How to Train Your Dragon took in $15 million giving it 4 weeks at #1 and one at #2.

1. How to Train Your Dragon $15.0 Total: $178.0
2. The Back-Up Plan $12.2 Total: $12.2
3. Date Night $10.6 Total: $63.4
4. The Losers $9.6 Total: $9.6
5. Kick-Ass $9.5 Total: $34.8
6. Clash of the Titans $9.0 Total: $145.6
7. Death at a Funeral $8.0 Total: $28.4
8. Oceans $6.0 Total: $8.4
9. The Last Song $3.7 Total: $55.3
10. Alice in Wonderland $2.2 Total: $327.4
11. Hot Tub Time Machine $1.9 Total: $45.7
12. Diary of a Wimpy Kid $1.7 Total: $59.4

Weekend Box Office Chart for February 26th to February 28th

Martin Scorsese’s suspense thriller, Shutter Island, led the North American box office for a second consecutive weekend on Sunday while Avatar still sits nicely in 4th.

1. Shutter Island $22.2 Total: $75.0
2. Cop Out $18.5 Total: $18.5
3. The Crazies $16.5 Total: $16.5
4. Avatar $14.0 Total: $706.9
5. Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief $9.8 Total: $71.2
6. Valentine’s Day $9.5 Total: $100.3
7. Dear John $5.0 Total: $72.6
8. The Wolfman $4.1 Total: $57.2
9. Tooth Fairy $3.4 Total: $53.8
10. Crazy Heart $2.5 Total: $25.0
11. The Blind Side $1.2 Total: $248.8
12. The Book of Eli $1.1 Total: $92.5

Weekend Box Office Chart for February 19th to February 21st

The insane ruled the weekend box office in North America as Martin Scorsese’s suspense thriller Shutter Island opened in first.

1. Shutter Island $40.2 Total: $40.2
2. Valentine’s Day $17.1 Total: $87.4
3. Avatar $16.1 Total: $687.8
4. Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief $15.3 Total: $58.7
5. The Wolfman $9.8 Total: $50.3
6. Dear John $7.3 Total: $65.9
7. Tooth Fairy $4.5 Total: $49.8
8. Crazy Heart $3.0 Total: $21.5
9. From Paris with Love $2.5 Total: $21.2
10. Edge of Darkness $2.2 Total: $40.3
11. The Book of Eli $1.8 Total: $90.7
12. When in Rome $1.7 Total: $29.3

Weekend Box Office Chart for February 12th to February 14th

The star-studded yet extremely poorly rated comedy Valentine’s Day shot to the top of the holiday weekend box office charts.

1. Valentine’s Day $52.4 Total: $52.4
2. Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief $31.1 Total: $31.1
3. The Wolfman $30.6 Total: $30.6
4. Avatar $22.0 Total: $659.6
5. Dear John $15.3 Total: $53.1
6. Tooth Fairy $5.6 Total: $41.5
7. From Paris with Love $4.7 Total: $15.8
8. Edge of Darkness $4.5 Total: $36.0
9. Crazy Heart $4.0 Total: $16.5
10. When in Rome $3.4 Total: $26.0
11. The Book of Eli $3.2 Total: $87.2
12. The Blind Side $2.2 Total: $244.6

Weekend Boxoffice Chart for February 5th to February 7th

With a large number of young female moviegoers coming out in force, The new romantic drama Dear John unexpectedly ended the seven-week reign of Avatar at for this weekends box office charts.

1. Dear John $32.4/$32.4
2. Avatar $23.6/$630.0
3. From Paris with Love $8.1/$8.1
4. Edge of Darkness $7.0/$29.0
5. Tooth Fairy $6.5/$34.3
6. When in Rome $5.5/$20.8
7. The Book of Eli $4.8/$82.1
8. Crazy Heart $3.6/$11.1
9. Legion $3.4/$34.6
10. Sherlock Holmes $2.6/$201.5
11. The Blind Side $2.6/$241.6
12. Up in the Air $2.3/$76.6

Weekend Box Office Chart for January 22nd to January 24th

Passing up The Dark Knight, Avatar became the second-biggest movie of all time at the North American box office this weekend, as it logged a sixth consecutive weekend in the top spot.

1. Avatar $36.0 Total: $552.7
2. Legion $18.2 Total: $18.2
3. The Book of Eli $17.0 Total: $62.0
4. The Tooth Fairy $14.5 Total: $14.5
5. The Lovely Bones $8.8 Total: $31.6
6. Sherlock Holmes $7.1 Total: $191.5
7. Extraordinary Measures $7.0 Total: $7.0
8. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel $6.5 Total: $204.2
9. It’s Complicated $6.1 Total: $98.6
10. The Spy Next Door $4.7 Total: $18.7
11. The Blind Side $4.5 Total: $234.0
12. Up in the Air $4.3 Total: $69.6

Weekend Boxoffice Chart for December 11th to December 13th.

Family audiences gave The Princess and the Frog the jump in needed to leap to No. 1 with $25 million in its first weekend of nationwide release.

1. The Princess and the Frog $25.0 Total: $27.8
2. The Blind Side $15.4 Total: $150.2
3. Invictus $9.0 Total: $9.0
4. The Twilight Saga: New Moon $8.0 Total: $267.3
5. Disney’s A Christmas Carol $6.8 Total: $124.4
6. Brothers $5.0 Total: $17.4
7. 2012 $4.4 Total: $155.3
8. Old Dogs $4.3 Total: $39.9
9. Armored $3.5 Total: $11.7
10. Ninja Assassin $2.7 Total: $34.3
11. Up in the Air $2.4 Total: $4.0
12. Planet 51 $2.3 Total: $37.1

Weekend Box Office Chart For November 27th to November 29th

For the second straight week, Twilight Saga: New Moon rose to the top of movie box office charts with a killing of $42.5 million, getting the film to just under $231 million.

Here is the Weekend Box Office Charts for the weekend of November 27th to November 29th.

1. The Twilight Saga: New Moon $42.5 Total: $230.6
2. The Blind Side $40.1 Total: $100.2
3. 2012 $18.0 Total: $138.7
4. Old Dogs $16.8 Total: $24.0
5. A Christmas Carol $16.0 Total: $105.3
6. Ninja Assassin $13.1 Total: $21.0
7. Planet 51 $10.2 Total: $28.4
8. Precious $7.0 Total: $32.4
9. The Fantastic Mr. Fox $7.0 Total: $10.1
10. The Men Who Stare at Goats $1.5 Total: $30.5
11. The Road $1.5 Total: $2.0
12. The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day $1.2 Total: $5.6

Weekend Boxoffice Chart for November 13th to November 15th

The apocalypse comes a little early as the disaster movie 2012 destroyed theaters during the weekend with one of the best openings of the year.

Here is the Weekend Box office Chart for the weekend of November 13th to November 15th.

1. 2012 $65.0 Total: $65.0
2. A Christmas Carol $22.3 Total: $63.2
3. The Men Who Stare at Goats $6.2 Total: $23.3
4. Precious $6.0 Total: $8.9
5. Michael Jackson’s This Is It $5.1 Total: $68.2
6. The Fourth Kind $4.7 Total: $20.5
7. Couples Retreat $4.2 Total: $102.1
8. Paranormal Activity $4.2 Total: $103.8
9. Law Abiding Citizen $3.9 Total: $67.3
10. The Box $3.1 Total: $13.2
11. Pirate Radio $2.8 Total: $2.8
12. Where the Wild Things Are $2.4 Total: $73.4