Journey 2 Box Office Mystery: Only 3 Comedies Make The Top 15….!

Box Office Results:17 – 19 February 2012

Only 3 comedies at the Box Office last weekend....!

Only 3 comedies at the Box Office last weekend....!

It’s official ladies and gentlemen, out of the Top 15 films at the US Box Office over the weekend only three can be put under the umbrella of comedies…Journey 2: The Mysterious Island is at Number 4, whilst the long-standing Oscar-nominees The Descendants and The Artist are holding steady at Number 11 and 12 respectively….

Number 4

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

This movie has made over $50 million already in the US alone....!

This movie has made over $50 million already in the US alone....!

Starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Michael Caine, this films actually looks amusing and entertaining for the whole family to watch.

Check out the trailer here…the last 10 seconds are worth it:

Number 11

The Descendants

The film has been released for 14 weeks and has so far made $75 million in the US alone....!

The film has been released for 14 weeks and has so far made $75 million in the US alone....!

Sliding out  of the Top 10 doesn’t mean the film won’t re-enter after it is sure to get an Oscar boost on Sunday….!

Number 12

The Artist

Budgeted at $15 million, this film is already close to bringing in $30 million in the US alone....!

Budgeted at $15 million, this film is already close to bringing in $30 million in the US alone....!

With Jean Dujardin on a media blitz ahead of the Oscars ceremony on Sunday, Weinstein’s award-sweeping movie is sure to be shooting straight back into the Top 10 once the Oscar boost comes into effect.

I wonder what the results will be like next Monday after the Oscars?

I wonder what the results will be like next Monday after the Oscars?

Box Office Results: 17-19 February 2012

Source: BoxOfficeMojo.com

TW LW Title (click to view) Studio Weekend Gross % Change Theater Count /Change Average Total Gross Budget* Week #
1 2 Safe House Uni. $24,000,000 -40.3% 3,121 +2 $7,690 $78,300,000 $85 2
2 1 The Vow SGem $23,600,000 -42.7% 2,958 $7,978 $85,527,000 $30 2
3 N Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Sony $22,000,000 3,174 $6,931 $22,000,000 $57 1
4 3 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island WB $20,085,000 -26.5% 3,500 +30 $5,739 $53,201,000 $79 2
5 N This Means War Fox $17,550,000 3,189 $5,503 $19,160,000 $65 1
6 4 Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (in 3D) Fox $7,865,000 -65.0% 2,655 $2,962 $33,738,000 2
7 5 Chronicle (2012) Fox $7,500,000 -38.0% 2,556 -352 $2,934 $50,979,000 $12 3
8 6 The Woman in Black CBS $6,645,000 -34.2% 2,559 -297 $2,597 $45,256,000 3
9 N The Secret World of Arrietty BV $6,400,000 1,522 $4,205 $6,400,000 1
10 7 The Grey ORF $3,032,000 -39.9% 2,107 -694 $1,439 $47,925,000 $25 4
11 9 The Descendants FoxS $2,925,000 -15.0% 1,243 -338 $2,353 $75,008,000 14
12 13 The Artist Wein. $2,325,000 +3.8% 808 $2,877 $27,424,000 $15 13
13 8 Big Miracle Uni. $2,132,000 -46.0% 1,634 -499 $1,305 $16,576,000 $40 3
14 14 Hugo Par. $1,625,000 -7.9% 558 -144 $2,912 $66,711,000 13
15 11 Red Tails Fox $1,415,000 -41.5% 1,009 -571 $1,402 $47,532,000 $58 5

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