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Weekend B.O. (Feb. 10-12)

Shadow and Act By Sergio | Shadow and Act February 12, 2012 at 1:00PM

They're smiling in the executive offices in Hollywood because everyone came out to see movies this weekend with the four major weekend releases all opening strong.
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Safe House

They're smiling in the executive offices in Hollywood because everyone came out to see movies this weekend with the four major weekend releases all opening strong.

The romantic soaper The Vow edged out Denzel Washington's thriller Safe House, though the film over-performed, pulling in $10 million more than what experts predicted it would make this weekend. This makes it the second biggest b.o. opening for Washington after American Gangster, which pulled in $43.5 million on its opening weekend. People love Denzel when he's mean.

On the other end, Red Tails slipped out of the the top ten list into the No. 11 slot and is out of gas, while The Descendants still steadily, makes money week after week becoming writer/director Alexander Payne's most successful film to date.

1) The Vow SGem  $41,700,000 
2) Safe House Uni.  $39,300,000 
3 ) Journey 2: The Mysterious Island WB  $27,550,000 
4 ) Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (3D) Fox  $23,000,000 
5 ) Chronicle Fox  $12,300,000  Total: $40,167,000 
6 ) The Woman in Black CBS $10,300,000 Total: $35,456,000 
7) The Grey ORF $5,080,000  Total: $42,822,000 
8)  Big Miracle Uni. $3,900,000 Total: $13,200,000 
9) The Descendants FoxS $3,500,000  Total: $70,729,000 
10)  Underworld Awakening SGem $2,500,000 Total: $58,900,000
11)  Red Tails Fox $2,400,000 Total: $45,063,000 
12) One For the Money LGF $2,300,000  Total: $23,679,000 

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