Update: Click over the jump to see the chart updated with final actual numbers.
Original article follows below
How to Train Your Dragon opened in first place on Friday, with an estimated $12.2 million. The film should win the weekend with somewhere around $40-50 million. Finishing in second place for the day was Hot Tub Time Machine, which grossed an estimated $4.85 million and looks headed for a weaker than expected $12-14 million for the weekend.
Alice in Wonderland fell to third place for the day with an estimated $4.7 million ($280.527M domestic cume) but will have stronger Saturday and Sunday’s and will finish in second place for the weekend with somewhere around $17-18 million. The film will pass $300 million sometime next week.
Rounding out the top five were The Bounty Hunter (est. $4.1M /est. $30.512M domestic cume) and Diary of a Wimpy Kid (est. $2.9M / $28.676M domestic cume). Head on over the jump to see the complete daily chart.
Daily Box Office Chart for Friday, March 26, 2010 [Chart updated with final actual numbers]
|Rank||Movie||Friday Gross||Percent Change from Thursday||Theaters|
|1||How To Train Your Dragon||$12,111,766||NEW||4,055|
|2||Alice in Wonderland||$4,916,513||+91.0%||3,384|
|3||Hot Tub Time Machine||$4,846,859||NEW||2,754|
|4||The Bounty Hunter||$4,081,415||+190.0%||3,074|
|5||Diary of a Wimpy Kid||$2,869,124||+221.0%
|6||She’s Out of My League||$1,182,547||+106.7%
Source: Box Office Mojo