Monday, October 17, 2011

Weekend Box Office Results October 14, 2011 - October 16, 2011

DreamWorks Pictures' Real Steel narrowly won first place at the weekend box office to top for a second straight weekend. The Hugh Jackman-starrer added an estimated $16.3 million to bring its two-week total to $51.7 million domestically. The Shawn Levy-directed action drama, distributed by Disney, finished first overseas as well with $24.2 million for a foreign total of $56.6 million and worldwide total of $108.3 million.
Paramount's Footloose remake, directed by Craig Brewer and starring Kenny Wormald and Julianne Hough, debuted in a close second in North America with $16.1 million from 3,549 theaters. The film was made for about $24 million.
Universal prequel The Thing opened in third place to $8.7 million from 2,996 theaters, which was below studio expectations.
In its second weekend, Columbia's The Ides of March earned $7.5 million for a total of $22.2 million so far.
Warner Bros.' Dolphin Tale rounded out the top five with $6.3 million and has collected $58.7 million after four weeks. The family film cost $37 million to produce. As always ladies and gents, we'll be back friday with the latest new releases in theaters. Until then, PEACE !!

Title Studio

Real Steel DreamWorks Pictures


Footloose Paramount Pictures


The Thing Universal Pictures


The Ides of March Columbia Pictures (Sony)


Dolphin Tale 3D Warner Bros. Pictures


Moneyball Columbia Pictures (Sony)


50/50 Summit Entertainment


Courageous TriStar Pictures (Sony)


The Big Year 20th Century Fox


The Lion King 3D Walt Disney Pictures


Dream House Universal Pictures


Contagion Warner Bros. Pictures


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