$117.2 M for ‘Titans’ in Two Weeks

on April 16, 2010 by Daniel Garris
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In what should be its last day at the top of the domestic box office, Warner's Clash of the Titans continued to lead on Thursday with $1.61 million. Warner's 3D fantasy remake was up 1 percent from Wednesday and down 60 percent from last Thursday. Titans finished in first place for the week with $33.62 million. That was down 58 percent from last week and outpaced Fox's Date Night by $1.67 million for the frame. Clash of the Titans has grossed $117.21 million through 14 days, placing the film 17 percent behind the pace of 2007's 300. At its current rate Clash of the Titans is on pace for a final domestic gross in the neighborhood of $155 million to $160 million.

Date Night gained a bit of ground on Clash of the Titans yesterday, but still had to settle for second. The PG-13 comedy from Fox starring Steve Carell and Tina Fey grossed $1.57 million, which was up 3 percent over Wednesday and only $39,161 behind Titans for the day. Date Night finished in second place for the week with a respectable $31.95 million. That was on the low end of pre-release expectations, but places the film a comfortable 45 percent ahead of the first week performance of 2008's Baby Mama.

Paramount's How to Train Your Dragon remained in third with $1.26 million. The computer animated film from DreamWorks was up 8 percent from Wednesday, which represented the day's best daily percentage increase among wide releases. Dragon finished in third for the week with $30.08 million. That was down only 34 percent from the previous week and brings the film's three-week total to $138.62 million. How to Train Your Dragon currently trails the pace of last year's Monsters vs. Aliens by 7.5 percent.

Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too? grossed $0.482 million to remain in fourth. The latest Tyler Perry film from Lionsgate was up 2 percent from Wednesday, but still down a very sharp 68 percent from last Thursday. Married Too finished in fourth place for the week with $13.19 million. That was down 65 percent from the film's opening week performance and brings the film's 14-day total to $50.70 million.

MGM's Hot Tub Time Machine rounded out the day's unchanged top five with $0.472 million. The R-rated comedy starring John Cusack was up 2 percent from Wednesday and down a respectable 47 percent from last Thursday. Hot Tub Time Machine held up well over the week, as it was down 37 percent from the previous week. The film's three-week total stands at $38.96 million.

Tags: Hot Tub Time Machine, Why Did I Get Married Too?, How to Train Your Dragon, Date Night, Clash of the Titans
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