Weekend Index (March 1-3, 2013)

1. Jack The Giant Slayer (Warner Bros) WBPI $28m (NE)
2. Identity Thief (Universal) UPI $9.7m ($107.4m) (1)
3. 21 And Over (Relativity) FilmNation $9m (NE)
4. The Last Exorcism Part II (CBS) StudioCanal $8m (NE)
5. Snitch (Summit Entertainment) Exclusive Media $7.7m ($24.4m) (2)


The first tentpole of the year, ‘Jack the Giant Slayer’, failed to justify its  mega-budget when returning a lacklustre $28m during the film’s opening weekend at the North American box office.  A No 1 position was feeble consolation, and Bryan Singer’s action fantasy will now rely heavily on the international market to avoid a loss.


It was another good weekend for the former No 1, ‘Identity Thief’, grossing a further $9.7m in second place.  Universal’s crime comedy now stands at $107m after four weekends in play.


Two other openers, ’21 and Over’ and ‘Last Exorcism, Part 2’, grossed $9m and $8m respectively.  Both films were neck and neck on Friday but the horror sequel proved the more front loaded.


Park Chan-wook’s ‘Stoker’, starring Nicole Kidman and  Mia Wasikowska, caught the eye in the limited release market.  The South Korean auteur’s first English language film debuted with an outstanding $22,686 per-site average from seven venues.buy viagra online ukcheap viagra 100mgbuy viagra online canadaviagra 100mg price

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