'Transformers' Continues To Dominate At Box Office
Transformers continued to reign supreme at the box office, holding on to its number one spot from last week and grossing $47 million this weekend. Two new entrants: the Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Jamie Foxx starrer, Horrible Bosses, and the Kevin James movie Zookeeper, snagged the number two and three spots, making $28.1 million and $21 million, respectively. Cars 2 dropped to fourth place, earning $15.2 million, while Cameron Diaz’s Bad Teacher earned $9 million in fifth place. Larry Crowne had another low-key week at the box office, making only $6.3 million for the number six spot, despite its cast of Julia Roberts and Tom Hanks. The sci-fi thriller Super 8 stayed in the top 10 for yet another week, earning $4.8 million in the number seven spot. Selena Gomez and Leighton Meester came in eighth with their romantic comedy Monte Carlo, which grossed $3.8 million. Despite poor reviews, Green Lantern also remained in the top 10 at number nine, grossing $3.1 million. Rounding off the list was Mr. Popper’s Penguins, which made $2.9 million this weekend.
Box Office totals (weekend; cumulative; position last week)
- Transformers: Dark of the Moon, $47m; $261m; 1
- Horrible Bosses, $28.1m; $28.1m; New
- Zookeeper, $21m; $21m; N
- Cars 2, $15.2m; $148.8m; 2
- Bad Teacher, $9m; $78.8m; 3
- Larry Crowne, $6.3m; $26.5m; 4
- Super 8, $4.8m; $118.1m; 5
- Monte Carlo, $3.8m; $16.1m; 6
- Green Lantern, $3.1m; $109.7m; 7
- Mr. Popper’s Penguins, $2.9m; $57.7m; 8
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