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Box Score: The Lorax flushed green with box office.

Scoring the biggest opening of the year thus far, the 3D animated The Lorax [LORAX] banked an estimated $70.7 million at the weekend box office.  More than 50% of the audience paid for 3D and 68% were families with young children.  The environmentally friendly movie should have long legs through spring.

Project X [PROJX] debuted in second place with a respectable $20.8 million.  The raunchy comedy connected with young guys young males as the crowd was 58% males and 67% was under the age of 25.

Last weekend's top film Act of Valor [AOVAL] slipped 44% to $13.7 million for third place. The actioner has recruited $45.2 million.

Safe House [SAFEH] remained in the fourth spot in its fourth weekend.   The thriller $7.2 million to bring its total to $108.2 million.

Tyler Perry's Good Deeds [GDEED] declined 55% in its second weekend to $7.0 million.

 

Rank TITLE F-S-S TOTAL
1 DR. SEUSS' THE LORAX $70,720,485 $70,720,485
2 PROJECT X $20,775,000 $20,775,000
3 ACT OF VALOR $13,700,000 $45,239,346
4 SAFE HOUSE $7,212,225 $108,176,715
5 GOOD DEEDS $7,000,000 $25,744,632
6 JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND $6,925,000 $85,611,000
7 THE VOW $6,100,000 $111,712,000
8 THIS MEANS WAR $5,625,000 $41,463,639
9 GHOST RIDER: SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE $4,700,000 $44,881,000
10 THE ARTIST $3,900,000 $37,088,418
11 WANDERLUST $3,753,750 $12,394,565

 



Tag(s): LORAX, PROJX, AOVAL, SAFEH, GDEED

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By Antibody on Sunday, March 4, 2012 @ 10:31 AM 2234 views

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