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Monday November 15, 2010 5:28 pm

Box Office Breakdown: Megamind is Unstoppable


Denzel Washington and Chris Pine could do nothing but watch Megamind speed past them at the box office.

Despite an early lead for the action film, Unstoppable lost a bit of steam. The movie, which opened to $8.1 million on Friday, slowed to a $22.7 million take and second place-finish by Monday. Of the five films Tony Scott has directed Washington in, this movie – also starring Chris Pine – debuted in the middle of the pack.

Two other wide releases found themselves perched in the Top 10 this weekend. Universal’s sci-fi entry, , dialed up $11.7 million for fourth place. Meanwhile, Morning Glory, starring Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford and Diane Keaton, produced $9.2 million ($11.8 million since Wednesday) – enough for fifth place.

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  1. Megamind, Dreamworks, $29,120,461 (avg. $7374)
  2. Unstoppable, 20th Century Fox, $22,688,457 (avg. $7075)
  3. Due Date, Warner Bros., $15,419,042 (avg. $4582)
  4. Skyline, Universal, $11,692,415 (avg. $4060)
  5. Morning Glory, Paramount, $9,203,266 (avg. $3655)
  6. For Colored Girls, Lionsgate, $6,517,280 (avg. $3064)
  7. Red, Summit Entertainment, $4,973,539 (avg. $1728)
  8. Paranormal Activity 2, Paramount, $2,980,201 (avg. $1240)
  9. Saw 3D, Lionsgate, $2,862,449 (avg. $1449)
  10. Jackass 3D, Paramount, $2,235,457 (avg. $1391)

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



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