The Back-Up Plan and The Losers both opened up to disappointing numbers on Friday. The Back-Up Plan grossed an estimated $4.2 million for first place, while The Losers opened in fourth place with an estimated $3.245 million. Neither film will take the top position this weekend, that honor will go to How to Train Your Dragon which grossed an estimated $3.44 million ($166.436M cume) and should be at around $15-16 million for the weekend.
Rounding out the top five were Date Night in third place with an estimated $3.3 million ($56.172M cume) and Kick-Ass in fifth place with an estimated $2.85 million ($28.216M cume). Oceans, which opened on Thursday, fell 17.1% to eighth place with an estimated $2.045 million ($4.512M). Click over the jump for the daily chart.
Daily Box Office Chart for Friday, April 23, 2010 [studio estimates]
|Rank||Movie||Friday Gross||Change from Thursday||Theaters|
|1||The Back-Up Plan||$4,200,000||NEW||3,280|
|2||How to Train Your Dragon||$3,440,000||+181.1%||3,665|
|6||Death at a Funeral||$2,360,000||+154.4%||2,459|
|7||Clash of the Titans||$2,325,000||+154.1%||3,271|
|9||The Last Song||$1,160,000||+198.6%||2,794|
|10||Alice in Wonderland||$601,000||+112.2%||1,385|
Source: Box Office Mojo