'Shutter Island' Easily Rules Box Office Again

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Getting no strong competition from newcomers 'Cop Out' and 'The Crazies', the Leonardo DiCaprio-starring movie came out as a champion at box office chart in its second week.

"Shutter Island" is not going anywhere from the top spot of North American Box Office. Though it dropped about 45.9% in ticket sales, this Martin Scorsese's thriller won easily on its second weekend, adding an estimated $22.2 million to its domestic cume which now became $75 million after it was released ten days ago.

Following "Shutter Island" were newcomers "Cop Out" and "The Crazies" which sat on the second and third places respectively. The Bruce Willis-starring buddy comedy earned an approximately $18.6 million while the remake of 1973 thriller film of the same title garnered an estimated $16.5 million.

In the meantime, "Avatar", which managed to jump one position to the third last week, had to be back to its old slot. This James Cameron-directed sci-fi secured the fourth place with an additional $14 million in its eleventh week. Meanwhile, the fifth spot belonged to "Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief" with an estimated $9.8 million gross.

Top Ten Movies at Box Office for February 26-28:

  1. "Shutter Island" - $22.2 million
  2. "Cop Out" - $18.6 million
  3. "The Crazies" - $16.5 million
  4. "Avatar" - $14 million
  5. "Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief" - $9.8 million
  6. "Valentine's Day" - $9.5 million
  7. "Dear John" - $5 million
  8. "The Wolfman" - $4.1 million
  9. "Tooth Fairy" - $3.4 million
  10. "Crazy Heart" - $2.5 million

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