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Box Score: The Conjuring scares up first place

In a summer of expensive tentpole failures, the low-budget The Conjuring [CNJUR] topped the weekend box office with an estimated $41.4 million, the best ever for a R-rated horror film.  The audience, which was 59% over the age of 25, gave the film a CinemaScore of A-.

After two weeks at the top, Despicable Me 2 [DESM2] dropped to second with $25.1 million.  The animated sequel has accumulated $276.2 million. 

Turbo [TURB1] finished in third place with $21.5 million.  The animated film has earned $31.2 million since opening on Wednesday.

Grown Ups 2 [GRWN2] tallied $20.0 million to take the fourth spot.  The comedy sequel dropped 52% in second weekend to bring its total to $79.5 million.

RED 2 [RED2] debuted in fifth place at $18.5 million, less than the first RED

Pacific Rim [PACRM] tumbled 57% in its sophomore session to $16.0 million.  The robot on monster actioner has banked $68.2 million.

 R.I.P.D. [RIPD] was DOA in seventh place with just $12.8 million.

 

Rank TITLE F-S-S TOTAL
1 THE CONJURING  $41,350,000 $41,350,000
2 DESPICABLE ME 2 $25,059,200 $276,159,235
3 TURBO $21,500,000 $31,202,800
4 GROWN UPS 2 $20,000,000 $79,500,000
5 RED 2 $18,500,000 $18,500,000
6 PACIFIC RIM $15,955,000 $68,235,000
7 R.I.P.D. $12,762,700 $12,762,700
8 THE HEAT $9,325,000 $129,292,400
9 WORLD WAR Z $5,200,000 $186,941,000
10 MONSTERS UNIVERSITY $5,000,000 $249,000,000
11 THE LONE RANGER $4,300,000 $81,200,000
12 WHITE HOUSE DOWN $2,400,000 $68,453,000


Tag(s): CNJUR, DESM2, TURB1, GRWN2, RED2, PACRM, RIPD

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By Antibody on Sunday, July 21, 2013 @ 11:16 AM 2528 views

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