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Monday April 12, 2010 6:40 pm

Box Office Breakdown: Titans Disappoints Date Night

Clash of the Titans

Looks like Sunday wasn’t a great day for a .

Despite early predictions that the Steve Carell/Tina Fey laugher would end the weekend with a $27.1 million take and a first place finish, the movie wound up falling slightly short. When the final numbers were turned in, the Shawn Levy-directed comedy had raked in just $25.2 million in ticket sales - positioning it right between and How to Train Your Dragon.

Although Date Night did not come close to surpassing Carell’s personal best (Get Smart opened to $38.7 million in 2008), it did top Fey’s previous high (Baby Mama‘s $17.4 million from 2008).

Meanwhile, the only other entry in this weekend’s Top 10 was a movie that only opened in 897 theaters. - which only grossed $1.1 million and a $1,228 per screen average - helped push Shutter Island and She’s Out of My League off the charts.

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  1. Clash of the Titans, Warner Bros., $26,633,209 (avg. $7005)
  2. Date Night, 20th Century Fox, $25,207,599 (avg. $7471)
  3. How to Train Your Dragon, Dreamworks, $24,863,535 (avg. $6205)
  4. Why Did I Get Married Too?, Lionsgate, $11,017,379 (avg. $5112)
  5. The Last Song, Disney, $9,832,326 (avg. $3677)
  6. Hot Tub Time Machine, MGM, $5,431,021 (avg. $2080)
  7. Alice in Wonderland, Disney, $5,301,730 (avg. $2096)
  8. The Bounty Hunter, Sony, $4,215,156 (avg. $1453)
  9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid, 20th Century Fox, $3,979,641 (avg. $1622)
  10. Letters to God, Vivendi, $1,101,204 (avg. $1228)

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

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