|Still from A Dolphin Tale|
A Dolphin Tale swims to the top with $14.2 million of a wide-open weekend at the Box Office against many other Films just making their debuts. In two weeks it has earned $37.5 million for Warner Bros. after opening in second last weekend.
Holding-on in second spot again this weekend is Sony Pictures' Moneyball with $12.5 million, just-ahead of the Movie the beat it last week Disney's The Lion King 3-D, with $11.1 million.
50/50 despite strong reviews could only muster a debut in fourth spot with $8.9 million, making back its $8 million in production costs and good enough to edge-out Christian-themed Film Courageous, which only opened in 1,611 theatres. Honor begins at home its Tagline suggests.
Dream House, the Toronto-filmed Horror starring Daniel Craig, Naomi Watts and Rachel Weisz wasn't a hit among Critics and despite being made for $60 million, it earned only $8.2 million in its debut in sixth.
What's Your Number? starring Anna Faris opens in 3,002 theatres with $5.6 million for 20th Century Fox in eighth, out-finishing former Champion, Contagion in ninth with $5 million.