A Nightmare on Elm Street opened to a solid estimated $15.835 million and will easily carry the weekend due to minimal competition, including the poorly received Furry Vengeance, which opened to an estimated $1.7 million. Second place for the day belonged to How to Train Your Dragon which took in an estimated $2.523 million in its sixth Friday ($184.082M cume). Third went to Date Night with an estimated $2.465 million ($68.492M cume).
Rounding out the top five were The Back-Up Plan in fourth place with an estimated $2.43 million ($18.138M cume) and The Losers in fifth place with an estimated $1.925 million ($14.05M cume). Click over the jump for the daily chart.
Daily Box Office Chart for Friday, April 30, 2010 [studio estimates]
|Rank||Movie||Friday Gross||Change from Thursday||Theaters|
|1||A Nightmare on Elm Street||$15,835,000||NEW||3,332|
|2||How to Train Your Dragon||$2,523,000||+227.6%||3,426|
|4||The Back-Up Plan||$2,430,000||+201.5%||3,280|
|7||Clash of the Titans||$1,665,000||+180.2%||2,737|
|9||Death at a Funeral||$1,250,000||+139.7%||2,271|
Source: Box Office Mojo