This weekend saw the release of two anticipated films: The 42, the story of Jackie Robinson, and Scary Movie V. Each did well, with 42 bringing in $27M and Scary Movie V scaring up $15M. Evil Dead dropped to 5th place at $10M, behind G.I. Joe Retaliation, which is holding strong with an $11M take.

The Top Ten

  1. 42 – $27M / $27M
  2. Scary Movie 5 – $15M / $15M
  3. The Croods – $13M / $143M
  4. G.I. Joe Retaliation – $11M / $102M
  5. Evil Dead – $10M / $42M
  6. Jurassic Park 3D – $10M / $38M
  7. Olympus Has Fallen – $7M / $82M
  8. Oz The Great and Powerful – $7M / $219M
  9. Tyler Perry’s Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor – $5M / $45M
  10. The Place Beyond the Pines – $4M / $5M

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