'Cars 2' Revs Up to the Top of Box Office




The Pixar animated movie takes the first spot of the chart by raking $68 million, while 'Bad Teacher' opens with $31 million at the second rank.

Pixar newest animated film, "Cars 2", accelerates to the first rank of the box office chart. Grossing about $68 million, the adventure comedy movie slams down pre-release surveys, which predicted the flick would debut with $55 million.

A nice opening also comes from "Bad Teacher". The R-rated comedy movie takes the second spot on the chart by gaining an estimated $31 million from 3,049 theaters, with 63% of the moviegoers were women.

As "Cars 2" drives in, "Green Lantern" gives the box office reign to the car-themed cartoon and sits at number three. The movie, in which Ryan Reynolds stars as the first human being chosen as one of the interstellar cops, rakes in approximately $18.4 million.

Meanwhile, "Super 8" and "Mr. Popper's Penguins" claim the fourth and fifth spot respectively. The J.J. Abrams-directed film obtains approximately $12.1 million, or slips 43.6% from last week's cume. The Jim Carrey-starred movie tumbles about 44.2%, or grosses an estimated $10.3 million from its ticket selling.

Top Ten Movies at Box Office for June 24-26:

  1. "Cars 2" - $68 million
  2. "Bad Teacher" - $31 million
  3. "Green Lantern" - $18.4 million
  4. "Super 8" - $12.1 million
  5. "Mr. Popper's Penguins" - $10.3 million
  6. "X-Men: First Class" - $6.6 million
  7. "The Hangover Part II" - $5.9 million
  8. "Bridesmaids" - $5.4 million
  9. "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" - $4.7 million
  10. "Midnight in Paris" - $4.5 million

© AceShowbiz.com


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