“The Call” came in 2nd place with a higher than expected gross of $17.1 million. Surprisingly, “The Call” wasn’t on Sony’s scheduled list for 2013 releases until the beginning of this year. The movie is predicted to make around $45 million in its box office run overall.
“The Call” is an action thriller starring Halle Berry and Abigail Breslin.
Probably the most disappointing of all the films this weekend was “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” which came in 3rd place with an underwhelming $10.3 million. Even though the movie had two of Hollywood’s comedic actors, that wasn’t enough to get people to go and see it. Perhaps it was the fact that the movie wasn’t as heavily advertised as the 1st and 2nd place films, or maybe it was the lack of a good enough trailer. Regardless, there may still be time for “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” to build momentum or bomb completely without a chance at a longer box office run.
“Burt Wonderstone” marks the first Carrey and Carrell film together since “Bruce Almighty” back in 2003.
“Jack the Giant Slayer” continued to drop, coming in in 4th place with $6.2 million and achieving $53.9 million after three weeks. And “Identity Thief” came in 5th place with $4.3 million and an impressive $123.7 million overall.
“Spring Breakers” starring James Franco, Vanessa Hudgens, and Selena Gomez only opened in three locations nationwide but still somehow managed to take in $270,000. The film is expected to open nationwide (1,000 screens) next weekend.
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