The Amazing Box-Office Weekend


Just how amazing was The Amazing Spider-Man? Let’s just say that Andrew Garfield’s newera of Spider-Man has open the Spide-Manflood gates once again. With TASMmaking a reported$65 Million Friday-Sunday, not counting its mid-week sales, as it opened on Tuesday just before the Fourth of July. This brings their total for 6 days at the box officeto an estimated $140 Million. That is how you open a movie in an Amazing way. Accordingin to BoxOfficeMojo.com The Amazing Spider-Man goes down as the fourth biggest film to open during the Fourth of July. Meanwhile, Overseas Spider-Man was just as amazing walking away with another $129.1 Million, bringing the worldwide total to a cool $341.2 Million

Two other movies debuted this week as well, Savages scored a asweet $16.2 Million in it’s openingweekend, whileKaty Perry and her Katy Kats helped bring in a nice $10.3 Million Thursday-Sunday opening for Part Of Me 3D .

Last weeks box-office leader Ted still snuggled it’s way to the top bringing in the Number 2 spot just behind Spider-Man with a hefty $32.6 Million bringing it’s total to $120.2 Million domestic total. While Magic Mike stayed magical bringing in $15.6 Million and bringing its domestic total to $72.8 Million, while To Rome With broke the top 10 with $3.5 Million. In other Movie News, The Avengers who were all so mighty for 8 weeks, staying in theBox Office top ten, may have now seen the end of their run, while they just missed the top 10 marker they still managed to bring in an amazing $2.2 Million in its 10th week at the box office bringing its domestic total to a whopping $611.1 Million.

Here’s the full top ten movies at the box office, per Friday-Sunday domestic estimates as reported by the studios and Exhibitor Relations:

  1. The Amazing Spider-Man, $65 million
  2. Ted, $32.6 million
  3. Brave, $20.2 million
  4. Savages, $16.2 million
  5. Magic Mike, $15.6 million
  6. Madea’s Witness Protection, $10.2 million
  7. Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, $7.7 million
  8. Katy Perry: Part of Me, $7.2 million
  9. Moonrise Kingdom, $4.6 million
  10. To Rome With Love, $3.5 million

What did YOU see this weekend?

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