'Think Like A Man' Stays Atop by 'Default'
Think Like a Man fell 47 per cent to an estimated US$18 million. Through 10 days in cinemas, the movie has already made US$60.9 million, which makes it the highest-grossing movie from April 2012 ahead of Titanic 3D (US$56.3 million).
Based on Sunday estimates, The Pirates! Band of Misfits was the highest-grossing movie among the new releases, though that isn't really saying much —the stop-motion animation flick claimed second place with a meagre estimated US$11.4 million. That's lower than Arthur Christmas's US$12.1 million debut in November, which makes it the worst opening ever for British production house Aardman Animation.
Here are the Top 5 North American B-O studio estimates for April 27-29, 2012 weekend, in terms of rank, (previous week ranking), Movie name (studio), Weekend takings in USD, (Cumulative gross, USD) and week on chart, courtesy of Boxofficemojo. (US$1=RM3)
1. (1) Think Like a Man (SGem) $18.0 million ($60.8 million) 2
2. (-) The Pirates! Band of Misfits (Sony) $11.4 million ($11.4 million) 1
3. (2) The Lucky One (WB) $11.3 million ($39,.9 million) 2
4. (3) The Hunger Games (LGF) $11.2 million ($372.4 million) 6
5. (-) The Five-Year Engagement (Uni.) $11.1 million ($11.1 million) 1