After a month of staying on top, Katniss Everdeen and The Hunger Games have finally been beaten. And the persons responsible for the downfall are a bunch of guys.
Think Like a Man was the surprise winner this week earning $ 33 million. According to Sony, it was twice the amount they expected the film to make on its first week. Coming in at second place is Zac Efron and The Lucky One which is based on a Nicholas Sparks novel. It managed to rake in $ 22.8 million. The Hunger Games is at number three this week. The film managed to get an additional $ 14.5 million bringing its domestic total to $ 356.9 million.
In fourth place is Disney’s Chimpanzee. The nature documentary opened well with $ 10.2 million. The Three Stooges dropped to fifth place this week earning $ 9.2 million. The Cabin in the Woods got $ 7.7 million landing it in sixth place. The good word of mouth wasn’t enough to catapult this film to a higher rank.
Last week’s new release Lockout is now locked out of the top ten. Leaving the chart with it are Wrath of the Titans and the cute Lorax which has stayed in the top ten for nearly two months. This week, we have tons of films opening. We havein The Raven, the animated film Pirates! Band of Misfits, in Bernie and Jason Statham in Safe. Check out the complete Box Office list below:
1 Think Like a Man $33 M NEW
2 The Lucky One $22.8 M NEW
3 The Hunger Games $14.5 M $356.9 M
4 Chimpanzee $10.2 M NEW
5 The Three Stooges $9.2 M $29.3 M
6 The Cabin in the Woods $7.7 M $26.9 M
7 American Reunion $5.2 M $48.3 M
8 Titanic 3D $5 M $52.8 M
9 21 Jump Street $4.6 M $127 M
10 Mirror Mirror $4.1 M $55.2 M