21 Jump Street bests as non-summer film in its first weekend on BrowseBiography

Arts and Entertainment

21 Jump Street bests as non-summer film in its first weekend

In its first weekend 21 Jump Street has dethroned Dr Seuss' The Lorax after two weeks atop of the Box Office. Grossing an estimated $35 million, the Phil Lord and Chris Miller-directed comedy movie also broke the record of the best openning ever for a non-summer, non-sequel R-rated comedy film. And according to Sony Pictures' exit polling, 21 Jump Street atrracts to 50% younger moviegoers despite CinemaScore's poll that shows 67% of the audience are over the age of 25.

Meanwhile, another premiere this weekend came from Will Ferrell's Spanish comedy titled Casa De Mi Padre which placed ninth at Box Office with an estimated gross of $2.2 million.

The Lorax has grossed another $22.8 million this weekend, coming to a total cume of $158.4 million which is the best score of 2012 by far. Walt Disney Pictures' sci-fi film John Carter droppd 55% since last week on the third place, with earnings of $13.5 million. Project X and A Thousand Words secured the fourth and the fifth place respectively. Check out below the movies placed on the other spots of Box Office this weekend.

  • Top Ten Movies at Box Office for March 16-18, 2012:

  1. 21 Jump Street" - $35 million
  2. The Lorax - $22.8 million
  3. John Carter - $13.5 million
  4. Project X - $4 million
  5. A Thousand Words - $3.7 million
  6. Act of Valor - $3.6 million
  7. Safe House - $2.8 million
  8. Journey 2: The Mysterious Island - $2.4 million
  9. Casa De Mi Padre - $2.2 million
  10. This Means War - $2.1 million

Please read our privacy policy. Page generated in 0.004s