The Box-Office Top Five
But it seems there can only be one stunning debut in any given weekend. Despite good reviews and the presence of
While it dropped to #2, "Monsters vs. Aliens" wasn't entirely outdone and still brought in a tidy $33.5 million, bringing its total to $106 million. DreamWorks' 3-D adventure eclipsed
"The Haunting in Connecticut" held onto #3, but its second weekend saw a steep drop of 59 percent. It took in only $9.55 million, with a total of $37.2 million, a weak showing for a horror film.
"Knowing" also dropped a spot, bringing in $8.13 million to land at #4. The Nicolas Cage thriller has brought in $58.2 million so far, and though it's beginning to fade, it's been a solid release for Summit.
"I Love You, Man" kept to the weekend's trend of one-spot drops but brought in only $7.85 million. With a take of $49.3 million so far, it's held better than Paul Rudd's and Jason Segel's previous solo comedies ("Role Models" and "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," respectively), and has been one of the strongest holdovers of a slow March.
Disney will target tweens with
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