Monday, May 03, 2010

Freddy Krueger Slashes US B-O

MAY 3, 2010 - Freddy Krueger is the top menace of the North American box office chart with his ninth cinematic outing in the remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street. It grossed an estimated US$32.2 million at No. 1. This perch is shaky considering Iron Man 2's opening in the US this Friday.

Elsewhere, new release Furry Vengeance opened the weekend at an estimated US$6.5 million at No. 5 spot.

Here is the Top 5 North American B-O estimates for April 30 - May 2, 2010 weekend, in terms of rank, Movie name (studio), Weekend takings in USD, (Cumulative gross, USD) and week on chart, courtesy of Boxofficemojo.

1. A Nightmare on Elm Street (WB) $32.2 million ($32.2 million) 1

2. How to Train Your Dragon (DreamWorks) $10.8 million ($192.3 million) 6

3. Date Night (Fox) $7.6 million ($73.6 million) 4

4. The Back-Up Plan (CBS) $7.2 million ($22.9 million) 2

5. Furry Vengeance (Sum) $6.5 million ($6.5 million) 1


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