The Lion King 3D movie which had been the re-release to beloved animation had shot up to win the top place at box office so The Lion King 3D movie had drawn large crowds of family audience to theaters. The eye popping 3D version to classic Disney animated musical had earned a whopping $29.3 million exceeding the expectations of the studio that hoped it will make around $10 million to d $12 million. It seems they have underestimated the popularity of their popular flick so it nonetheless became the winner. Last week’s winner Contagion movie had to take one step down paving path for the animation venture to rule the box office and that had been not before making an impressive amount of $14.5 million.
The Help movie has gone on to top the box office list for a second time and it seems viewers who had enjoyed the drama The Help movie has been given the chance to know the motion picture to be entertaining. Though movie had not made it to nab the first palace in its opening week in its second week it had caught up and this time it had earned an interesting amount of $14.3 million. The movie seems to be on its way to become one of the best the movie had been followed by Colombiana movie. It had been one of the debut openings of the week and making an amount of $10.3 million it sure had a rather impressive opening.
The Help movie in its second week since release had manged to nab the top place at the box office list so it can be said that The Help movie might do impressively in coming weeks as well. This week the grossing of drama had been rounded as $20.5 million and it seems that it had manged to help itself move upwards. It seems that work of mouth had done the trick for this motion picture and after seeing the movie for themselves viewers had suggested it to friends. Rise of the Planet of the Apes movie had to get contended with the second place this week and it had manged to rule the box office list for two successive weeks before falling behind after making an interesting amount of $16.3 million.
Cars 2 movie seems to have raced into take the trophy for top place at box office so with large crowds of family audiences Cars 2 movie had manged to become the number one grosser last week. Second installment to action, comedy and adventure filled animation flick had attracted kids and adults alike to theaters so it comes as now wonder that it opened with a whopping $68 million. While the story of racing cars had ruled at the top place the second place had been secured by another new opening which had been Bad Teacher movie. Star studded flick had managed to make an impressive grossing of $31 million and though most of the viewers had consisted of women in coming weeks men too will be interested in it.
Pixar Animation must be thrilled the way their latest venture Cars 2 movie had done at box office and family audience who enjoyed adventures of race car Lightning McQueen and tow truck Mater are looking forward to another installment. Third place had been secured by super hero flick Green Lantern movie which had manged to earn an amount of $18.4 million in its second week since opening. In the fourth place of box office list had been Super 8 movie and this time it had grossed $12.1 million. Looking at box office list it can be noticed that previously released movies seems to have had to give up their places for new openings. It remains to be seen how these movies will do in coming weeks.
With Cars 2 movie successfully nabbing the top place comedy flick Mr. Popper’s Penguins movie had to be content in fourth place by earning an amount of $10.3 million. Though it had one of the notable movie stars of comedy flicks the movie did not fair exceptionally well. Reboot and sequel to one of the hit franchises X-Men: First Class movie had been able to secure the sixth place at box office list and the movie had manged to make an amount of $6.6 million. It will be interesting to see what future holds for these movies.
Green Lantern movie topped the week end box office by grossing most among the new opening and though it should be added that Green Lantern movie had not done remarkably it had nonetheless manged to draw large crowds to theaters. Making a $52.7 million domestically it comes as no wonder that this had been a crowd puller for the previews had promised this to be entertaining. Comparing to other comic book to motion picture adaptation this newly released flick falls behind Thor and X Men prequel. Last week winner Super 8 movie had to take one step down with the new opening of super hero flick but not before grossing $21.3 million. For a flick which has no star power to back it this sure appears doing quite impressively.
Though Green Lantern movie might not have been able to make the impression it had intend the studio is hoping that the flick will pick up more viewers in coming weeks. In the third place of box office list had been another new opening and this time it had been the family comedy Mr. Popper’s Penguins movie. Grossing of $18.2 million as its debut may not be quite impressive but it does not sound too bad either. Prequel to popular franchise X-Men: First Class movie had managed to secure the fourth place and though it has been three weeks since the movie has been released it it impressive to see the way the flick had manged to make a grossing of $11.5 million.
So it can be hoped that latest addition to genre of super hero flicks titled as Green Lantern movie might go on to do well in coming weeks. In the fifth place of box office list had been the comedy flick The Hangover Part II movie which had manged to do well by earning an amount of $9.6 million despite this being the fourth week since it has been released. Animation flick Kung Fu Panda 2 movie had secured the sixth place with a grossing of $8.7 million. And this is without adding up the amount it had made internationally.
The Hangover Part II movie opened with a large turn out made by comedy fans so with theaters crowded The Hangover Part II movie had successfully managed to end up as the domestic box office winner. At the end of its first four days since opening the movie had tucked under its belt an amazing and whopping amount of $118.1 million. Warner Brothers production had been a record breaker of a comedy flick and it is expected to do well in coming weeks as well. Kung Fu Panda 2 movie had been the other crowd puller to theaters having grossed an impressive amount of $62.4 million during its first four days since opening and it seems that the movie had manged to do extremely well overseas.
It is yet to be found out how The Hangover Part II movie did overseas but looking at how it did domestically chances are high that internationally also it might have done impressively. Directorial venture of Todd Phillips appeared to have manged to break few records along the way and one is that it beat Bruce Almighty as the best opening for a comedy over Memorial Day weekend. As for the action, adventure and comedy packed animation flick. Kung Fu Panda 2 movie it had attracted mostly family audiences. It might be due to the movie’s connection and reference to the country for in China it had managed to become the biggest opening as a foreign film.
The Hangover Part II movie thus appeared to have lived exceeding the expected standards of Warner Brothers and people at studio are quite thrilled about the way their latest comedy flick is doing. Despite its R rated material the movie had manged to draw mostly younger viewers among adult audiences. Featuring a star studded vocal cast Kung Fu Panda 2 movie had many families turning up at theaters. People at DreamWorks Animation are also happy the way their latest venture had done at box office. Thus as new openings of the well it seems that these two movies had manged to become the most notable cinematic ventures to make it to theaters doing extremely well at domestic box office.
Fast Five movie seems to have attracted fans fast enough for it had dominated the box office by grabbing the top place and with Fast Five movie doing impressive in its opening week itself it can be hoped that in coming weeks also it might go on to fair finely. Grossing a whopping amounts of $83.6 million it seems that this action and thriller flick has turned out to be the biggest opening of the year so far. Another matter that needs to be added is that this installment of the series had done better than its predecessor. Animation flick Rio movie which had ruled the box office for few weeks had to take one step down this week as it wan in second place but that also not before grossing $14.4 million.
Grabbing the first place of box office list in its opening week Fast Five movie appeared to have had many eye catching attractions and it can be added that the teaming up of star studded cast might have been one of the attractions. Finishing in third place had been Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family movie and the comedy flick had manged to earn and amount of $10.1 million during its last weekend running. Romance drama Water for Elephants movie had secured the fourth place and it had gone on to make an amount of $9.1 million. Thus it remains to be seen how these movies will do in coming weeks so fans will have to stay tuned in for that.
In coming weeks it is possible that Fast Five movie will attract more attention from audiences and finishing in first is a sign that the franchise has not lost its appeal. Disney venture Prom movie had been seen in the fifth place and last week grossing of the comedy flick had been stated as $5 million. While one new opening had managed to do quite impressively by grabbing the top place another seemed to have had no such luck making it big for Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil movie had been seen in sixth place . The new opening and latest addition to hit animation venture had made an amount of $4.1 million.