'Transformers' stays on top with $47.1M weekend

July 11, 2011 - 5:44 PM
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" showed good form in its second weekend, retaining the top spot at the box office with $47.1 million domestically.

With $261.1 million, the sci-fi sequel passed "The Hangover Part II" to become the year's top-grossing hit domestically.

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Hollywood.com are:

1. "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," Paramount, $47,103,276, 4,107 locations, $11,469 average, $261,078,700, two weeks.

2. "Horrible Bosses," Warner Bros., $28,302,165, 3,040 locations, $9,310 average, $28,302,165, one week.

3. "Zookeeper," Sony, $20,065,617, 3,482 locations, $5,763 average, $20,065,617, one week.

4. "Cars 2," Disney, $15,212,015, 3,990 locations, $3,813 average, $148,831,530, three weeks.

5. "Bad Teacher," Sony, $8,914,412, 2,962 locations, $3,010 average, $78,671,819, three weeks.

6. "Larry Crowne," Universal, $5,936,405, 2,976 locations, $1,995 average, $26,197,690, two weeks.

7. "Super 8," Paramount, $4,838,205, 2,292 locations, $2,111 average, $118,069,545, five weeks.

8. "Monte Carlo," Fox, $3,800,604, 2,473 locations, $1,537 average, $16,125,507, two weeks.

9. "Mr. Popper's Penguins," Fox, $3,154,435, 1,996 locations, $1,580 average, $58,051,209, four weeks.

10. "Green Lantern," Warner Bros., $3,147,225, 2,015 locations, $1,562 average, $109,731,181, four weeks.

11. "Midnight in Paris," Sony Pictures Classics, $2,634,785, 819 locations, $3,217 average, $38,579,052, eight weeks.

12. "Bridesmaids," Universal, $2,628,285, 1,102 locations, $2,385 average, $158,142,030, nine weeks.

13. "X-Men: First Class," Fox, $1,473,384, 847 locations, $1,740 average, $142,090,121, six weeks.

14. "The Hangover Part II," Warner Bros., $1,198,064, 835 locations, $1,435 average, $250,817,247, seven weeks.

15. "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides," Disney, $1,054,694, 622 locations, $1,696 average, $236,250,479, eight weeks.

16. "Kung Fu Panda 2," Paramount, $865,109, 650 locations, $1,331 average, $159,014,430, seven weeks.

17. "The Tree of Life," Fox Searchlight, $793,706, 237 locations, $3,349 average, $9,014,467, seven weeks.

18. "Thor," Paramount, $573,308, 315 locations, $1,820 average, $178,739,871, 10 weeks.

19. "Beginners," Focus, $553,422, 155 locations, $3,570 average, $3,250,749, six weeks.

20. "Rio," Fox, $413,317, 272 locations, $1,520 average, $141,282,076, 13 weeks.

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Universal and Focus are owned by NBC Universal, a unit of Comcast Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; Paramount is owned by Viacom Inc.; Disney, Pixar and Marvel are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC; 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight are owned by News Corp.; Warner Bros. and New Line are units of Time Warner Inc.; MGM is owned by a group of former creditors including Highland Capital, Anchorage Advisors and Carl Icahn; Lionsgate is owned by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.; IFC is owned by Rainbow Media Holdings, a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corp.; Rogue is owned by Relativity Media LLC.