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Box Office Breakdown: Jennifer Lopez Needs a Back-up Plan

The Back-Up Plan

Jennifer Lopez’s recent performance at the box office - like her number at the American Music Awards - wasn’t exactly flawless.

, Lopez’s first major release since 2005, was not what moviegoers had planned for their few days off. The romantic comedy, which co-stars Alex O’Loughlin, earned a lackluster $12.2 million in ticket sales and a seat behind the five-week-old How to Train Your Dragon.

CBS Films did have one thing to brag about though: it’s movie performed better than any new wide release this weekend. (Granted, that isn’t saying much.) - an actioner featuring a large ensemble of actors - wrangled up a disappointing $9.4 million for fourth place. While that was enough to surpass last week’s champ, Kick-Ass, the two films were only separated by about $400,000. Meanwhile, Oceans, Disney’s nature documentary, landed in 8th place with $6.1 million.

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  1. How to Train Your Dragon, Dreamworks, $15,350,213 (avg. $4188)
  2. The Back-Up Plan, CBS Films, $12,201,710 (avg. $3720)
  3. Date Night, 20th Century Fox, $10,461,223 (avg. $3176)
  4. The Losers, Warner Bros., $9,406,348 (avg. $3204)
  5. Kick-Ass, Lionsgate, $9,342,398 (avg. $3048)
  6. Clash of the Titans, Warner Bros., $8,924,180 (avg. $2728)
  7. Death at a Funeral, Sony Screen Gems, $8,022,762 (avg. $3263)
  8. Oceans, Disneynature, $6,058,958 (avg. $5024)
  9. The Last Song, Disney, $3,760,816 (avg. $1346)
  10. Alice in Wonderland, Disney, $2,264,097 (avg. $1635)

(You can review last week’s numbers here.)

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