Box Office Results For Comedies – Monday 16 January 2012

Hi Boys and Girls!

It’s Monday again which means it’s time to find out how this year’s comedies are doing at the box office so far!! Woohoo!!

Box Office Results Rock!

Number 8

Alvin and the Chipmunks

You just can't help but smile.....have you seen the hair??

Holding within the Top 10 is the family favourite Alvin and the Chipmunks. Although it didn’t win any Golden Globes last night (Spielberg’s Tintin won for Best Animated Feature), Fox must be rubbing their hands with glee that the family comedy has so far made close to $272 million dollars worldwide…!

Number 11

We Bought A Zoo

Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson...scrumptious!!

Starring Matt Damon, We Bought A Zoo came out just before Christmas and has so far made a respectable $64 million in the US, with many foreign markets yet to open. Costing $50 million, Fox must be glad it’s at least going to make its money back on the picture.!

Number 15

The Artist

A surprise hit at Cannes..The Artist has defied all expectations!

Who would have thought that a black and white silent film would triumph so incredibly well and creep up the box office? Harvey Weinstein must be bathing in champagne right now. It seems that his triumphant days at Miramax are coming back, as he’s managed to secure success after success. Hats off to you Harvey…you deserve it!

Studio Weekend Estimates (USA)

FRI, JAN. 13 – SUN, JAN. 15

Source: http://www.boxoffice.com

TW Title Studio Weekend Gross
1 Contraband Uni. $24,100,000
2 Beauty and the Beast (3D) BV $18,490,000
3 Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Par. $11,500,000
4 Joyful Noise WB $11,345,000
5 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows WB $8,410,000
6 The Devil Inside Par. $7,900,000
7 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) Sony $6,800,000
8 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Fox $5,800,000
9 War Horse BV $5,607,000
10 The Iron Lady Wein. $5,386,000
11 We Bought a Zoo Fox $5,200,000
12 The Adventures of Tintin Par. $4,000,000
13 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $3,161,000
14 The Descendants FoxS $2,035,000
15 The Artist Wein. $1,167,000
16 New Year’s Eve WB (NL) $1,050,000
17 The Darkest Hour Sum. $1,024,000
18 Hugo Par. $950,000
19 Carnage (2011) SPC $786,000
20 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Sum. $779,000
21 A Dangerous Method SPC $570,000
22 The Muppets BV $539,000
23 The Sitter Fox $455,000
24 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $453,000
25 Young Adult Par. $425,000
26 Puss in Boots P/DW $400,000
27 Tower Heist Uni. $242,000
28 Shame FoxS $143,000
29 Real Steel BV $129,000
30 Pina IFC $108,000
31 Pariah Focus $98,600
32 Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close WB $88,000
33 A Separation SPC $80,000
34 We Need to Talk About Kevin Osci. $44,000
35 In the Land of Blood and Honey FD $40,000
36 London River Libre $2,000
TOTAL (36 MOVIES): $129,306,600
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