Magazine article Screen International

Dolphin Surfs Low Domestic Box Office Tide on $14M

Magazine article Screen International

Dolphin Surfs Low Domestic Box Office Tide on $14M

Article excerpt

A dismal domestic weekend saw Warner Bros' family tale climb two places to the top as a cadre of lacklustre new releases failed to ignite the box office.

Leading the pack of newbies was Mandate's cancer comedy 50/50 starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen and Anna Kendrick, released through Summit in North America. It opened wide on $8.9m following the recent world premiere in Toronto.

TriStar's faith-based film Courageous finished fifth after a strong launch on Friday and grossed $8.8m over three days, while Morgan Creek's thriller Dream House starring Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz ranked sixth on $8.2m through Universal.

Fox's comedy What's Your Number? starring Anna Faris debuted further down at number eight on $5.6m. Omnilab Media's thriller Killer Elite with Jason Statham, Robert De Niro and Clive Owen is hanging in there and ranks tenth after two weekends on $17.4m.

Another independent hope, the critically acclaimed Drive from Nicolas Winding Refn, has grossed a solid $27.1m through FilmDistrict and ranks eleventh after three weekends. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.