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Box Office Numbers for Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Kick-Ass remained in first place on Tuesday, but declined about 5% to $1.49 million (just one of two films to decline in the top 10). Its 5-day domestic cume now stands at $22.877 million. How to Train Your Dragon held steady in second place with $1.207 million ($160.665M cume) and Death at a Funeral was third with $1.178 million ($18.551M cume).

Rounding out the top five were Date Night ($1.107M, crossing $50M domestically — $50.775M cume) and Clash of the Titans ($1.088M / $134.757M cume). Click over the jump for the daily chart.

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Box Office Numbers for Monday, April 19, 2010: Kick-Ass back to 1st ($1.6M); ‘Dragon’ 2nd ($1.2M)

Kick-Ass climbed back up to the top spot on Monday, a small reward for a film which turned in a disappointing opening weekend, taking in $1.56 million and pushing its 4-day domestic cume to $21.389 million. Second place went to kid-friendly How to Train Your Dragon which grossed $1.206 million ($159.497M cume) and Death at a Funeral settled for third with $1.155 million ($17.372M cume).

Rounding out the top five were Clash of the Titans ($1.068M / $133.668M cume) and Date Night ($1.001M / $49.668M cume). Click over the jump for the daily chart.

Continue reading Box Office Numbers for Monday, April 19, 2010: Kick-Ass back to 1st ($1.6M); ‘Dragon’ 2nd ($1.2M)

Box Office Numbers for Friday, April 16, 2010: Disappointing debut for Kick-Ass ($7.7M); Death at a Funeral 2nd ($5.55M), Date Night 3rd ($5.5M) [UPDATE]

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

Kick-Ass took 1st place on Friday, but came in at below expectations with an opening day of an estimated $7.6 million from 3,065 theaters. That will put the film at about $18-20 million for the weekend, a fair amount below initial expectations of between a $25-30 million. No matter how strong its critical praise was — currently standing at a solid 77% on Rotten Tomatoes — the film wasn’t able to overcome Lionsgate’s horrible marketing campaign. Of course it’s possible strong word of mouth will improve its numbers over the coming days and weeks, but that’s no guarantee.

Finishing in 2nd place for the day was Sony’s Death at a Funeral with a so-so estimated $5.6 million from 2,459 theaters. Date Night had a strong hold from last weekend, taking in an estimated $5.465 million on Friday ($37.412M cume). Date Night will battle with Death at a Funeral for 2nd place for the weekend (with each finishing with between $16-17.5M).

Rounding out the top five was How to Train Your Dragon in 4th place with an estimated $4.4 million ($143.018M cume), edging out Clash of the Titans which finished in 5th place with an estimated $4.28 million ($121.495M cume). Click over the jump for the daily chart.

Continue reading Box Office Numbers for Friday, April 16, 2010: Disappointing debut for Kick-Ass ($7.7M); Death at a Funeral 2nd ($5.55M), Date Night 3rd ($5.5M) [UPDATE]

Box Office Numbers for Thursday, April 15, 2010

Clash of the Titans stayed in first place on Thursday, adding another $1.612 million and bringing its domestic cume to $117.215M. Date Night took second with $1.573M ($31.947M cume) and How to Train Your Dragon was third with $1.265 million ($138.618M cume).

Rounding out the top five were Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too? ($481,867) ($50.703M cume) and Hot Tub Time Machine ($471,963 / $38.959M cume). Click over the jump for the daily chart.

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Box Office Numbers for Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Clash of the Titans remained in the top spot on Wednesday, grossing $1.589 million ($115.602M cume), although Date Night finished a very close 2nd with $1.533M ($30.373M cume). How to Train Your Dragon took 3rd with $1.176 million ($137.353M cume).

Rounding out the top five were Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too? ($467,833) which cracked the $50M mark ($50.221M cume) and Hot Tub Time Machine ($460,682 / $38.487M cume). Click over the jump for the daily chart.

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Box Office Numbers for Tuesday, April 13, 2010

The top three remained the same on Tuesday as they were on the Monday, with Clash of the Titans finishing in 1st place with $1.894 million ($114.003M cume), followed by Date Night in 2nd with $1.892M ($28.841M cume) and How to Train Your Dragon in 3rd with $1.389 million ($136.177M cume).

Rounding out the top five were The Last Song ($569,817 / $43.31M cume) and Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too? ($569,005 / $49.753M cume). Click over the jump for the daily chart.

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Box Office Numbers for Monday, April 12, 2010

Clash of the Titans took first place on Monday with $1.892 million ($112.119M cume), holding off both Date Night ($1.741M / $26.948M cume) and How to Train Your Dragon ($1.383M / $134.798M cume).

Rounding out the top five were Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too? ($647,170 / $49.184M cume) and Hot Tub Time Machine ($512,354 / $37.482M cume). Click over the jump for the daily chart.

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Weekend Box Office Numbers (April 9-11, 2010): ‘Clash’ ($26.6M) holds onto 1st; Date Night ($25.2M) and ‘Dragon’ ($24.9M) finish 2nd and 3rd

The preliminary numbers had Date Night opening in 1st place ahead of Clash of the Titans, but the studios over-estimated most films grosses and Clash of the Titans ultimately won out with a $26.633 million 2nd weekend ($110.226 million cume). Date Night grossed a respectable $25.208 million followed by How to Train Your Dragon in 3rd which dropped only 14.3% with a solid $24.863 million ($133.404 million).

Note: The original weekend estimates were $27.1M for “Date Night”, $26.875M for “Clash of the Titans” and $25.35M for “How to Train Your Dragon”.

The only other new wide-release this weekend was Vivendi’s Letters to God, which opened in a weak 10th place with just $1.101 million from 897 theaters (studio estimates). Rounding out the top five were Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too? in fourth place with $11.017 million ($48.537 million cume) and The Last Song in fifth place with $9.832 million ($42.255 million cume). Click over the jump for the weekend chart.

Continue reading Weekend Box Office Numbers (April 9-11, 2010): ‘Clash’ ($26.6M) holds onto 1st; Date Night ($25.2M) and ‘Dragon’ ($24.9M) finish 2nd and 3rd

Weekend Box Office Estimates (April 9-11, 2010): Date Night ($27.1M) edges ‘Clash’ ($26.9M); ‘Dragon’ a close 3rd ($25.4M)

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Original article follows below.

Warner Brothers’ 3D Clash of the Titans fell to 2nd place (est. $26.875M) in its 2nd weekend (est. $110.468M domestic cume), narrowly getting edged out by the Steve Carell / Tina Fey comedy Date Night (est. $27.1M). DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon was well within the fold also, taking 3rd place with an estimated $25.35 million (est. $133.891M cume).

Here are the Friday to Sunday breakdowns for the top three, with Date Night carrying Friday, Clash of the Titans carrying Saturday and How to Train Your Dragon projected to take Sunday:

  • Date Night: $9.3M on Friday [#1], +15.1% on Saturday [#2] to $10.7M and -33.6% on Sunday [#3] to $7.1M.
  • Clash of the Titans: $8.435M on Friday [#2], +32.5% on Saturday [#1] to $11.175M and -35.0% on Sunday [#2] to $7.265M.
  • How to Train Your Dragon: $7.105M on Friday [#3], +47.4% on Saturday [#3] to $10.475M and -25.8% on Sunday [#1] to $7.77M.

The only other new release this weekend was Vivendi’s Letters to God which opened in 897 theaters to an estimated $1.25 million. Rounding out the top five was Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too? in fourth place with an estimated $11.0M (est. $48.52M cume) and The Last Song in fifth place with an estimated $10.0M (est. $42.4M cume).

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Continue reading Weekend Box Office Estimates (April 9-11, 2010): Date Night ($27.1M) edges ‘Clash’ ($26.9M); ‘Dragon’ a close 3rd ($25.4M)

Box Office Numbers for Thursday, April 8, 2010

Clash of the Titans took in $4.066 million ($83.593M cume) on Thursday, holding off How to Train Your Dragon which added $3.806 million to its domestic box office ($108.541M cume). Rounding out the top five were The Last Song ($1.526M / $32.423M cume), Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too? ($1.503M / $37.52M cume) and Alice in Wonderland ($911,002 / $313.708M cume). Click over the jump for the daily chart.

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Box Office Numbers for Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Clash of the Titans remained in first place on Tuesday, grossing $5.019 million ($75.303M cume) and staying ahead of How to Train Your Dragon ($3.828M) which passed $100M domestically ($101.25M cume). Rounding out the top five were Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too? ($2.148M / $34.401M cume), The Last Song ($1.729M / $29.462M cume) and Alice in Wonderland ($957,200 / $311.923M cume). Click over the jump for the daily chart.

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Box Office Numbers for Monday, April 5, 2010: Clash of the Titans still 1st ($6.4M), but ‘Dragon’ closes gap ($5.3M)

Clash of the Titans took first place, but just barely.  The Louis Leterrier-directed 3D remake was down 53.7% on Monday to $6.393 million($70.283M cume), narrowly beating How to Train Your Dragon which fell just 23.4% from Sunday to $5.286M (97.422M cume). If that discrepancy in audience loss continues, ‘Dragon’ has a shot at taking the top spot before the weekend, although probably not until later in the week (perhaps Wednesday or Thursday).

Rounding out the top five were Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too? ($2.963M / $32.253M cume),  The Last Song ($2.338M / $27.733M cume) and Alice in Wonderland ($1.232M / $310.966M cume). Click over the jump for the daily chart.

Continue reading Box Office Numbers for Monday, April 5, 2010: Clash of the Titans still 1st ($6.4M), but ‘Dragon’ closes gap ($5.3M)