“Resident Evil: Afterlife” Opens On Top

With no other new movies opening, “Resident Evil: Afterlife” took the top spot at the box-office this weekend.

The movie took in $27.7 million in its opening. “Afterlife” is the fourth installment in the franchise and the first to be filmed in 3-D.

In second place was “Takers” with $6.1 million.

Third place went to “The American.” The George Clooney-led movie took in $5.9 million.

“Machete” and “Going the Distance” rounded out the top five.

TW LW Title (click to view) Studio Weekend Gross % Change Theater Count / Change Average Total Gross Budget* Week #
1 N Resident Evil: Afterlife SGem $27,700,000 - 3,203 - $8,648 $27,700,000 $60 1
2 3 Takers SGem $6,100,000 -43.9% 2,191 -15 $2,784 $48,105,000 $32 3
3 1 The American Focus $5,896,000 -55.3% 2,833 +10 $2,081 $26,731,000 $20 2
4 2 Machete Fox $4,200,000 -63.2% 2,678 +8 $1,568 $20,822,000 $20 2
5 5 Going the Distance WB (NL) $3,835,000 -44.3% 3,030 - $1,266 $14,000,000 $32 2
6 7 The Other Guys Sony $3,600,000 -31.9% 2,246 -361 $1,603 $112,694,000 $100 6
7 4 The Last Exorcism LGF $3,450,000 -53.0% 2,731 -143 $1,263 $38,190,000 $1.8 3
8 6 The Expendables LGF $3,250,000 -50.9% 3,058 -340 $1,063 $98,490,000 $80 5
9 9 Inception WB $3,015,000 -34.1% 1,583 -121 $1,905 $282,425,000 $160 9
10 8 Eat Pray Love Sony $2,900,000 -39.6% 2,339 -324 $1,240 $74,633,000 $60 5

Comments

  1. k9 says

    These are dismal numbers for profits for all but 2 of them. Maybe they will make something people like and that is not a reboot/rip off????

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