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'Wimpy Kid' Sequel Rules Box Office

March 28, 2011 03:23:29 GMT

'Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules' tops the chart by earning $24.4 million, while 'Limitless' slides to the third place with $15.2 million.


'Wimpy Kid' Sequel Rules Box Office
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"Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules" tops North American Box Office this weekend. The comedy film grosses $23.7 million in ticket sales, and earns an A- grade from CinemaScore, while younger viewers give it an A. Nearly 60% of the audience are under the age of 18.

"Sucker Punch" lands in the second place by earning $19 million. The film that stars Emily Browning and Vanessa Hudgens earns poor B- grade from CinemaScore. Gaining a low domestic ticket sales, the action-fantasy movie obtains poor overseas revenue as well with an approximately $7.4 million from 2,145 screens.

Last-week champion "Limitless" takes third place this weekend. The Neil Burger-directed movie grosses $15 million, or dropping about 20.4% in its second weekend. The revenue earns the techno-thriller film its domestic cumulative for about $41.1 million.

In the meantime, "The Lincoln Lawyer" stays in the fourth place, collecting $10.7 million this weekend. "Rango" drops to number five after the animated movie obtains only $9.8 million.

Top Ten Movies at Box Office for March 25-27:

  1. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules" - $23.7 million
  2. "Sucker Punch" - $19 million
  3. "Limitless" - $15 million
  4. "The Lincoln Lawyer" - $10.7 million
  5. "Rango" - $9.8 million
  6. *"Paul" - $7.8 million
  7. "Battle: Los Angeles" - $7.6 million
  8. "Red Riding Hood" - $4.3 million
  9. "The Adjustment Bureau" - $4.2 million
  10. "Mars Needs Moms!" - $2.2 million
*UPDATE (Mar. 28, 2011): When the final figures came out on Monday, March 28, "Battle: Los Angeles" dropped another slot to the seventh. Hence, it swapped place with "Paul", which now secured the sixth position on the chart.

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