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Box Office Numbers for Friday, February 26, 2010: Shutter Island ($6.7M) holds onto first place, Cop-Out ($5.975M) & The Crazies ($5.97M) battle for 2nd

Update: Click over the jump for the updated chart with Friday actual numbers.

Original article follows below.

After a strong opening last Friday, Martin Scorsese’s Shutter Island had a nice hold in its second Friday with an estimated $6.675 million ($59.551 million domestic cume).  The film held off two openers; Kevin Smith’s buddy cop comedy Cop Out ($5.975 million) and Breck Eisner’s remake of The Crazies ($5.97 million). [Note: In the final numbers, The Crazies topped Cop Out on Saturday.  Cop Out still placed #2 for the weekend.  See updated chart below the jump for Friday finals].

Meanwhile, Avatar took fourth for the day with an estimated $3.1 million.  That puts the film’s domestic cume at $696.005 million and the film will clear $700 million sometime tonight (in just 72 days of release). Head on over the jump for the daily chart.

Daily Box Office Chart for Friday, February 26, 2010 [Update: Chart updated with the final actual numbers for Friday]

Rank Movie Friday Gross
Percent Change from Thursday Theaters
1 Shutter Island $6,645,378 +147.2% 3,003
2 The Crazies $5,981,133 NEW 2,476
3 Cop Out $5,948,012 NEW 3,150
4 Avatar $3,076,750 +155.8%
5 Valentine’s Day $2,925,623 +200.4%
6 “Percy Jackson’ $2,374,210 +249.1%
7 Dear John $1,540,286 +243.1%
8 The Wolfman $1,125,915 +74.7%
9 The Tooth Fairy $733,128 +327.8%
10 Crazy Heart $619,824 +159.2%

Source: Box Office Mojo