3D movie ‘Megamind’ tops US box office

November 8th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS  

DreamWorks Los Angeles, Nov 8 (IANS) DreamWorks’ 3-D animation film “Megamind” topped the US box office with an estimated $47.6 million earnings.

“Due Date”, by director Todd Phillips, came at the second spot with an estimated earnings of $33.5 million.

“It was a huge weekend in general, and ‘Due Date’ did fabulously,” aceshowbiz.com quoted Warner Bros exective vice president distribution Jeff Goldstein as saying.

The third spot went to “For Colored Girls”. A movie adaptation of the 1975 play “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf”, the movie grossed an estimated $20.1 million.

“Red” and “Saw 3D” wrapped up the top five with an estimated earning of $8.8 million and $8.2 million respectively.

Top 10 movies of the week are:

1. “Megamind” - $47.6 million
2. “Due Date” - $33.5 million
3. “For Colored Girls” - $20.1 million
4. “Red” - $8.8 million
5. “Saw 3D” - $8.2 million
6. “Paranormal Activity 2″ - $7.3 million
7. “Jackass 3D” - $5.1 million
8. “Hereafter (2010)” - $4 million
9. “Secretariat” - $4 million
10. “The Social Network” - $3.6 million

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