Weekend B.O. April 27-29 ("Man" Does It Again)

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by Sergio
April 29, 2012 12:56 PM
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For the second weekend in a row Think Like A Man was No.1 at the box office beating all comers inclduing The Five Year Engagement which was predicted to be No. 1 this weekend, but didn't fare any better than fifth place (Actually a very amusing film, but with a turn off title that no doubt hurt its performance)

The question is how will Man fare next weekend when it meets head on the full onslaught of the summer movies starting first with The Avengers (Yes I've seen it and yes it's that good and I'm not even one of those comic book geeks)

The film has already made $180 million overseas already and it's going to do, of course, gigantic business here. Erik Childress of EFilmCritic.com, who's has one of the best records on box office predictions  (He was dead right on the opening weekend numbers for Man),  has predicted a $150 million opening weekend for Avengers.

But if Man holds steady, then it could possibly do somewhere in the neighborhood of $100 million eventually. We'll have to wait and see

1) Think Like a Man SGem $18,000,000 Total: $60,868,000
2) The Pirates! Band of Misfits Sony $11,400,000
3) The Lucky One WB $11,325,000 Total: $39,927,000
4) The Hunger Games LGF $11,250,000 Total: $372,455,000
5) The Five-Year Engagement Uni. $11,157,000
6) Safe LGF $7,720,000
7) The Raven Rela. $7,250,000
8) Chimpanzee BV $5,460,000 Total: $19,153,000
9) The Three Stooges Fox $5,400,000 Total: $37,141,000
10) The Cabin in the Woods LGF $4,500,000 Total: $34,664,000
11) 21 Jump Street Sony $3,100,000 Total: $132,038,000
12) American Reunion Uni. $3,005,000 Total:$53,569,000

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1 Comment

  • Adam Scott Thompson | April 29, 2012 3:31 PMReply

    "The Five Year Engagement" was satisfying for the most part, but I didn't leave with the same feeling I had when I left "Think Like a Man." That said, BOTH movies are worth seeing. Meanwhile, I'll believe in "The Avengers" when I see it.

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