Saturday, October 12, 2013

Your Weekend B.O.

The mid-October chart shows the hybrid space epic again on top, with Captain Phillips in #2.

1. Gravity (Warner Bros) Week 2 [Runs 3,660] PG13 Friday $12.4M -30%), Weekend $40.0M, Cume $124.0M

2. Captain Phillips (Columbia/Sony) NEW [Runs 3,020] PG13 Friday $8.2M, Weekend $26.0M

3. Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2 (Sony) Week 3 [Runs 3,874] PG Friday $3.3M, Weekend $14.2M, Cume $78.0M

4. Machete Kills (Open Road) NEW [Runs 2,538] R Friday $1.5M, Weekend $4.3M, Cume $4.3M

5. Runner Runner (New Regency/Fox) Week 2 [Runs 3,026] R Friday $1.2M (-57%), Weekend $3.9M, Cume $14.3M

6. Prisoners (Alcon/Warner Bros) Week 4 [Runs 2,855] R Friday $1.1M, Weekend $3.6M, Cume $53.6M

7. Insidious: Chapter 2 (FilmDistrict) Week 5 [Runs 2,156] PG13 Friday $757K, Weekend $2.6M, Cume $78.4M

8. Don Jon (Relativity) Week 3 [Runs 1,996] R Friday $696K, Weekend $2.1M, Cume $19.9M

9. Rush (Imagine/Universal) Week 4 [Runs 2,130] R Friday $662K, Weekend $2.2M, Cume $22.0M

10. Baggage Claim (Fox Searchlight) Week 3 [Runs 1,320] PG13 Friday $583K, Weekend $1.9M, Cume $18.2M

Sony's animated comedy hangs in at the third position.

Add On: The space picture and Cloudy continue to perform.

... “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2” was third with $14 million but no other movie cracked $4 million for the three days. The weekend’s other wide opener, Robert Rodriguez’s “Machete Kills,” was dead on arrival, and bunched with holdovers “Runner Runner” and “Prisoners” at around $3.6 million.

Warner Bros. looked to capitalize on last week’s stunning $55 million debut of director Alfonso Cuaron’s space saga Gravity, and it paid off. The studio increased the number of locations by 85 to a market-high 3,660 theaters, the majority of which were 3D, and saw just a 21 percent drop-off from last week. ...


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