Meanwhile, The Big Wedding bombed.
G.I. Joe: Retaliation and The Croods tied for second.
With Olympus Has Fallen in a close second.
Spring break foreva and eva.
Which blockbusters are pitted against each other ... and which should move?
At least it opened before this weekend's Oz movie. That's the only positive we can find here.
Does this mean Melissa McCarthy is a "movie star" or not?
Also, Best Picture nominees keep chugging along.
The David O. Russell film appears to be finding its feet, while Bigelow's thriller is trending downward.
Except for Django.
And Django is likely to become the highest-grossing Tarantino film next weekend.
The industry saw its biggest single increase in admissions in a decade.
With $18 million.
$87 million. In one weekend.
And let's not even talk about Chasing Mavericks.
After a terrible summer, does Tinseltown need a bailout?
The Jewish demon film wins a scarily weak box office weekend.
The Dark Knight Rises and The Avengers, yes. Everything else, meh.
We're in the middle of an R-rated renaissance.
The twin indie success stories of the past three months were Moonrise Kingdom and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.
The American Reunion and Ice Age franchises are shockingly huge abroad.
But still had a robust opening weekend.
The Olympics took a bite out of the numbers.