Box Office Report: Think Like a Man Topples Hunger Games
Ensemble comedy Think Like a Man, adapted from Steve Harvey's best-selling advice book Act Like a Lady, gets bragging rights to being the film to topple Lionsgate's blockbuster The Hunger Games, which has now grossed $357 million domestically. Think Like a Man, from Sony’s Screen Gems, brought in $33 million on its debut weekend.
Warner Bros.' film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks'The Lucky One, starring Zac Efron, came in at number two this weekend, earning $22.8 million.
After ruling the domestic box office for four consecutive weekends -- the most since Avatar -- Lionsgate's Hunger Games fell to number three, earning $14.5 million for a domestic total of $357 million. Overseas, the film has now grossed $215.8 million for a global total of $572.8 million.
Disney’s Chimpanzee, the third new film of the weekend, came in at number four with $10.2 million. With some of the proceeds from the opening weekend going to the Jane Goodall Institute, the Disneynature documentary had the best debut for a nature documentary ever.
The Farrelly Brothers adaptation of The Three Stooges slipped to fifth place this weekend, earning $9.2 million for a total of $29.4 million.
Lionsgate & MGM’s The Cabin in the Woods held at sixth place, bringing in $7.8 million for a total $27 million.
In seventh place, Universal and Relativity’s American Reunion earned $5.2 million for a total $48.3 million.
James Cameron’s Titanic 3D held eighth place, earning $5 million over the weekend for Fox and Paramount with a total of $27.1 million.
Relativity’s Snow White feature Mirror Mirror rounded out the list in tenth place this weekend, bringing in $4.1 million for a total of $55.2 million.
Box office numbers were obtained on boxofficemojo.com.