Transformers 3 Still Atop US Box Office

Horrible Bosses nabs second place

The battle between the Autobots and the Decepticons continued to dominate the box office across the pond this weekend as Transformers: Dark of the Moon easily held on to the top spot, adding $47 million to a current US total of $261 million.

But the new laugh-fest Horrible Bosses enjoyed a solid, strong opening, arriving with $28 million, a figure enough to beat out Kevin James’ latest family comedy Zookeeper, which launched in third with $21 million. The new arrivals meant that Cars 2 slipped down to fourth with $15.2 million, with Pixar’s latest currently sitting at $148.8 million after four weeks on release. Bad Teacher rounded out the top five with $9 million.

Larry Crowne slipped down two places, adding $6.2 million to a somewhat disappointing $26.5 million total, while Super 8 was seventh with $4.8 million. Teen rom-com Monte Carlo fell to eighth, making $3.8 million, while Green Lantern was down to ninth and $3.1 million. At 10th, we find Mr Popper’s Penguins, with the Jim Carrey comedy adding $2.8 million for a $57.7 million running – or should that be waddling? – total.

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