Sunday, May 13, 2012

Dark Shadows Earns $28.8M & Second Place At The U.S. Weekend Box Office; $65M Worldwide

Dark Shadows came in second at the box office this weekend in the United States with an estimated $28.8 million opening for May 11-13, 2012.   Marvel's The Avengers, promoted on GENERAL HOSPITAL in early may, remained a juggernaut grossing $103,163,000.

The second weekend of May is a notoriously difficult time to open a movie.

Among recent Johnny Depp and Tim Burton collaborations, Alice in Wonderland earned $116.1 million and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory's $56.2 million in their opening weekends.

The Wrap reports that the film made an additional $36.7 million in oversea territories, making over $65 million so far.

The complete Top 10 is below:

Top 10 U.S. Weekend Grossing Films $
1 The Avengers $103,163,000
2 Dark Shadows $28,805,000
3 Think Like a Man $6,300,000
4 The Hunger Games $4,400,000
5 The Lucky One $4,055,000
6 The Pirates! Band of Misfits $3,200,000
7 The Five-Year Engagement $3,100,000
8 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel $2,650,000
9 Chimpanzee $1,624,000
10 Girl in Progress $1,350,000

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