Playing in just 1,206 theaters, Disney’s nature film Oceans opened in first place on Earth Day yesterday, grossing a solid $2.466 million. That’s a healthy $2,045 per theater average. The film has already opened in several markets overseas where it has grossed more than $54 million. Second place went to How to Train Your Dragon ($1.223M / $162.996M cume) which managed to pass up the under-performing Kick-Ass which took third place ($1.19M / $25.366M cume).
Rounding out the top five were Date Night ($1.039 / $52.872M cume) and Death at a Funeral ($927,504 / $20.449M cume). Click over the jump for the daily chart.
Daily Box Office Chart for Thursday, April 22, 2010
|Rank||Movie||Thursday Gross||Change from Wednesday||Theaters|
|2||How to Train Your Dragon||$1,223,728||+10.5%||3,825|
|5||Death at a Funeral||$927,504||-4.5%||2,459|
|6||Clash of the Titans||$915,007||-5.4%||3,753|
|7||The Last Song||$388,475||+8.2%||2,767|
|8||Hot Tub Time Machine||$305,580||-6.4%||2,308|
|9||Alice in Wonderland||$283,216||+5.6%||2,024|
|10||The Bounty Hunter||$230,700||+1.6%||2,475|
Source: Box Office Mojo