|  News |  Film Reviews |  Columns |  DVD/Other Reviews |  News Report |
// Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice To Deal With The Aftermath Of Man of Steel (POSSIBLE SPOILERS)
// Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda' Music Video Breaks Records
// Roman Reigns Not Likely to Face Brock Lesnar Right After Night of Champions
// Georges St-Pierre Says He Will Not Return to MMA Without Credible & Independent Drug Testing
// Teaser Trailer Released for Guillermo del Toro and Hideo Kojima’s Silent Hill Reboot

//  If I Stay Review
//  The Expendables 3 Review [2]
//  The Expendables 3 Review
//  411 On Tour: Secret Cinema Presents Back To The Future Review
//  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Review
//  Guardians of the Galaxy Review
//  The Dark Knight Rises
//  The Avengers
//  Prometheus
//  The Amazing Spider-Man
//  Iron Man 3
//  The Hobbit

411mania RSS Feeds

Follow 411mania on Twitter!

Add 411 On Facebook

 411mania » Movies » News

411 Box Office Report: Ride Along Threepeats at #1
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 02.02.2014

The Kevin Hart/Ice Cube comedy Ride Along topped the box office for a third week in a row. The buddy comedy claimed #1 with $12.3 million for the top spot, the first to do so since Gravity in October. The film has now hit $93 million in domestic box office, making it Ice Cube's biggest hit to date in a lead role, and $94.2 million worldwide. The budget was just $25 million.

Disney continued strong with Frozen, which was up two places to #2 in its eleventh week with $9.3 million. That's actually up from last week's gross by 2%, thanks to a "sing-along" version being released in theaters. The film has now $360 million domestically and $864.4 million worldwide on a budget of $150 million. It is the sixth-highest grossing animated film of all-time and #5 is a sure thing, with Despicable Me 2 only $8 million ahead of it.

Disappointing at #3 was R-rated comedy That Awkward Moment, which came in flat $9 million. The film--which stars Zac Efrom, Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan--was pegged for a potential box office with in the low-to-mid teens but didn't resonate with audiences. The film averaged just $3,208 from the 2,809 theaters it opened in and poor reviews didn't help. The average B CinemaScore won't help or hurt its legs at the box office, though it will still pull in a profit for Focus Featured considering the $8 million budget and what was a modest marketing campaign.

The Nut Job did a solid job of holding on in its third weekend, down one spot at #4 with $7.6 million. The 3D animated film has now brought in $50.2 million. The budget was $42 million.

Mark Wahlberg's Lone Survivor slipped three spots, ending up at #5 in its fourth week with $7.2 million. The film now comes in at $104.9 million thus far from a budget of $40 million; Universal has to be quite pleased with this one.

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit slipped one spot in its third weekend down to #6 with $5.4 million. The film has now brought in $39 million domestically and $85.5 million worldwide on a $60 million budget.

Jason Reitman's latest film failed to strike a spark, as Labor Day bowed at #7 with a disappointing $5.3 million. The film had potential with a critically-loved director and star power from Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin, but it didn't manage to bring in $7 million to $10 million that Paramount was hoping for. The film averaged just $2,051 in 2,584 theaters and left audiences feeling "meh" with a B- CinemaScore unlikely to help it. Its budget was $18 million, which may be a trick to make back.

American Hustle was down a spot in its eighth weekend to #8 with $4.3 million. The David O. Russell film has now brought in $132.1 million domestically and $176.8 million on a $40 million budget.

Hanging in at #9 in its sixth week was Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street, down one from last weekend. The film brought in $3.6 million, bringing its total to $104.1 million domestically and $226.4 million worldwide on a budget of $100 million.

I, Frankenstein followed up its whiff of an opening weekend with a deep dive in its second. The action-horror flick dropped four spots to #10 with $3.5 million, a rough 59% drop that could be palatable for Lionsgate if not for the miniscule opening weekend. The Aaron Eckhart-starring film brought is DOA at this point with just $14.5 million domestically and $30.7 million worldwide. The film had a $65 million budget.

The weekend box office tally was $85.4 million, up 4% from last year's take of $88.7 million that was led by Warm Bodies' $20.4 million bow. The Super Bowl weekend is traditionally a poor box office performer.

Note: Numbers include Sunday estimates and are three-day estimates. A studio recoups 55% of a film's grosses on average, meaning it needs to approximately double its budget to be profitable during its theatrical run.

BOX OFFICE TOP TEN (Three-Day Numbers)
1. Ride Along - $12.3 million ($93 million total)
2. Frozen - $9.3 million ($360 million total)
3. That Awkward Moment - $9 million ($9 million total)
4. The Nut Job - $7.6 million ($50.2 million total)
5. Lone Survivor - $7.2 million ($104.9 million total)
6. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit - $5.4 million ($39 million total)
7. Labor Day - $5.3 million ($5.3 million total)
8. American Hustle - $4.3 million ($132.1 million total)
9. The Wolf of Wall Street - $3.6 million ($104.1 million total)
10. I, Frankenstein - $3.5 million ($14.5 million total)


Lindsay Lohan Gets Soaked w/ Ice Water

Top 5 Detective/Noir Films

Benson Henderson's Big Opportunity

comments powered by Disqus

Copyright (c) 2011 411mania.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
Click here for our privacy policy. Please help us serve you better, fill out our survey.
Use of this site signifies your agreement to our terms of use.