rr-gforce

This weekend we had an upset at the box office. G-Force, that Disney movie with the funny animals, took down Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. The animals won Friday and Saturday and that was enough to win the whole weekend.

And in a further sign that the North American public is totally in the mood for fun entertainment right now, The Ugly Truth brought in $27 million. Orphan only brought in $12.7 million, evidence that audiences are in no mood to be scared or depressed at the moment.

As for G-Force, it came in perhaps a little higher than expected. But It wasn’t that much higher than expected. I guess the real question is why the Harry Potter movie dropped 61 percent from last weekend, given that the buzz was so good! Maybe it’s because the people who really wanted to see it rushed to theaters in the first week — and that was all she wrote. I notice this latest Harry Potter movie has already made $221,834,000.

And Bruno’s freefall continues to amaze. It fell to tenth place and $2,719,000, a 67.3% drop. You would have thought the drop would be more modest than that right now, but it’s so obvious that Sacha Baron Cohen pushed the limits too far this time and grossed everyone out. Sixty-seven percent – man, that drop is beyond embarrassing.

As an aside — can you believe The Hangover is still hanging around in the Top Ten? They’re up to $247,077,000 overall.

The damages:

  1. G-Force – $32,152,000
  2. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince – $30,000,000
  3. The Ugly Truth – $27,000,000
  4. Orphan – $12,770,000
  5. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs – $8,200,000
  6. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen – $8,000,000
  7. The Hangover – $6,465,000
  8. The Proposal – $6,423,000
  9. Public Enemies – $4,170,000
  10. Bruno – $2,719,000

That’s all for now. Back with more later this week again at the Reject Report.


ARTICLE TAGS
Like this article? Join thousands of your fellow movie lovers who subscribe to The Weekly Edition from Film School Rejects. Our best articles, every week, right in your inbox!
  %
%  
Comment Policy: No hate speech allowed. If you must argue, please debate intelligently. Comments containing selected keywords or outbound links will be put into moderation to help prevent spam. Film School Rejects reserves the right to delete comments and ban anyone who doesn't follow the rules. We also reserve the right to modify any curse words in your comments and make you look like an idiot. Thank You!
Some movie websites serve the consumer. Some serve the industry. At Film School Rejects, we serve at the pleasure of the connoisseur. We provide the best reviews, interviews and features to millions of dedicated movie fans who know what they love and love what they know. Because we, like you, simply love the art of the moving picture.
Comic-Con 2014
Summer Box Office Prediction Challenge
Got a Tip? Send it here:
editors@filmschoolrejects.com
Publisher:
Neil Miller
Managing Editor:
Scott Beggs
Associate Editors:
Rob Hunter
Kate Erbland
Christopher Campbell
All Rights Reserved © 2006-2014 Reject Media, LLC | Privacy Policy | Design & Development by Face3