After setting a couple of box office record on opening day Wednesday, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse [TWLI3] an estimated $82.5 million the long Independence Day weekend. Fangirls have driven up the total to $175.29 million over its first 6 days.
The Last Airbender [BENDR] blew away expectations with an estimated $53.15 million over the 4-day weekend. Family audiences flocked to the fantasy film based on a cartoon series despite poor reviews.
Toy Story 3 [TOYS3] packed in another $42.2 million over the holiday weekend to cross the $300 million milestone in its third weekend.
With Fourth of July falling on Sunday, sophomore holdovers suffered greater declines with Grown Ups [GRWUP] down 53% and Knight and Day [KNDAY] down 48% when comparing the Friday-to-Sunday portion of the weekend.
|1||THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE||$82,545,000||$175,289,978|
|2||THE LAST AIRBENDER||$53,150,000||$70,550,000|
|3||TOY STORY 3||$42,223,000||$301,050,000|
|5||KNIGHT AND DAY||$14,000,000||$49,308,614|
|6||THE KARATE KID||$11,500,000||$155,023,000|
|8||GET HIM TO THE GREEK||$1,626,560||$57,868,155|
|11||PRINCE OF PERSIA: THE SANDS OF TIME||$917,000||$88,372,000|
|12||IRON MAN 2||$886,000||$308,531,000|
Source: Exhibitor Relations Co.
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