'Alice' Still Reigns at Box Office, 'The Bounty Hunter' Not Even Close to Catch


Mia Wasikowska


The Jennifer Aniston-starring comedy is not able to push aside 'Alice in Wonderland' from the top position and only manages to secure the third place on its debut weekend.

"Alice in Wonderland" still comes out unchallenged at North American Box Office. In three consecutive weeks, the 3-D adventure movie leads the chart despite the fact that its domestic gross gradually decreases. This Tim Burton-directed film pulls in $34.2 million this weekend, 45.5% less than its last week cume of $62.7 million.

Internationally, "Alice in Wonderland" also affirms itself as a champion. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Johnny Depp-starring flick collects $47 million from 6,687 screens in 49 territories. So, far, the movie has raked in $300 million overseas, making a current worldwide tally of $565.8 million.

"The Bounty Hunter", in the meantime, does not manage to create a strong competition at the domestic chart. The action comedy which stars Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler only sits on the third slot after debuted on March 19 with $20.7 million.

Surprisingly, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" makes a better debut than "The Bounty Hunter". The 20th Century Fox's family comedy lands the runner-up position with $22.1 million tally. Meanwhile, another newcomer "Repo Men" takes the fourth place with $6.1 million gross.

Rounding up the top five is "She's Out of My League" which loses two positions from last week. This R-rated romantic comedy which is led by Jay Baruchel only pulls in $5.8 million, making a total domestic revenue of $19.7 million so far.

Top Ten Movies at Box Office for March 19-21:

  1. "Alice in Wonderland" - $34.2 million
  2. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" - $22.1 million
  3. "The Bounty Hunter" - $20.7 million
  4. "Repo Men" - $6.1 million
  5. "Green Zone" - $6.1 million
  6. "She's Out of My League" - $5.8 million
  7. "Shutter Island" - $4.7 million
  8. "Avatar" - $4 million
  9. "Our Family Wedding" - $3.7 million
  10. "Remember Me" - $3.2 million
*UPDATE: When the final figures came out on Monday, March 22, "She's Out of My League" dropped another slot to the sixth. Hence, it swapped place with "Green Zone ", which now secured the fifth position on the chart.

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