1). Ride Along -- Estimated 3-day Cume: $35M / Estimated 4-day Cume: $40M to $45M / Wk 1
2). Lone Survivor -- 3-day Cume $22.6M / 4-day Cume: $26.6M / Wk 4
3) The Nut Job -- 3,427 theaters / $4.7M Fri. / 3-day Cume: $18M to 19.4M / 4-day Cume: $24.6M to $25.9M / Wk 1
4/5). Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit -- 3-day Cume: $15.8M to $16M / 4-day Cume: $18.6M / Wk 1
Frozen, (DIS) -- 3-day Cume: $12.7M to $12.9M / 4-day Cume: $17.6M to $18.7M / Wk 9
6). American Hustle -- 3-day Cume: $9.8M to $10.3M /4-day Cume: $11.7M to $12.2M / Wk 6
7). Devil’s Due -- 3-day Cume: $9.1M to $9.3M / 4-day Cume: $10.4M / Wk1
8). August: Osage County -- 3-day Cume: $7.4M / 4-day Cume: $8.8M / Wk 4
9). The Wolf Of Wall Street, -- 3-day Cume: $6.5M to $7M / 4-day Cume: $8.2M / Wk 4
10). Her -- 3-day Cume: $4M / 4-day $5M / Wk 5
Frozen continues to hang in nicely, even as it closes in on the tenth week of release.
The other interesting factoid is, the Canadian/Korean co-production The Nut Job which has received less than middling reviews, nevertheless opened in the #3 position.
So I tend to doubt the circulated wisdom that the deluge of animation has quenched the public's thirst for cartoons.