Titans Tops The US Box Office

Clash makes cash

Titans Tops The US Box Office

by James White |
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Yes, the reviews swung between decent to tepid, and straight on down to loathsome and the sloppy, post-production 3D conversion, every seemed to agree, made it worse, but neither of those could stop Clash Of The Titans from storming the box office and pillaging $61.4 million from moviegoers across the ocean.

Tyler Perry, a filmmaker whose work goes largely unnoticed over here, scored yet another resounding win with his latest relationship drama,** Why Did I Get Married Too?** (it’s the awkwardly titled sequel to Why Did I Get Married, in case you were wondering), taking second place with $30.1 million. Not bad for a film that cost $20 million to make. Those two shoved DreamWorks’ How To Train Your Dragon down to third place, where it made $29 million in its second weekend.

Fourth went to what must have seemed like a dream combination (Miley Cyrus and Nicholas Sparks), with the tween favourite starring in** The Last Song** from the king of romantic dramas based on novels. It did solid business, raking in $16.2 million ($25.6 million when you stir in the fact that it opened on Wednesday).

That was it for the new wide releases.** Alice In Wonderland** slipped down to fifth place, while Hot Tub Time Machine took a hit and dropped from third to sixth. The Bounty Hunter was seventh and Diary Of A Wimpy Kid – which is now going to spawn a sequel – eighth. Ninth and tenth went to She’s Out Of My League and Shutter Island.

For the full weekend chart, throw your browser over to Box Office Mojo, stat fans…

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