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Monday March 22, 2010 7:52 pm

Box Office Breakdown: Wimpy Kid Bests the Bounty Hunter

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Two out of three ain’t bad.

Although Hollywood has yet to present a real threat to Alice in Wonderland, two studios this weekend made strong attempts. , based on a series of Jeff Kinney books, proved there was more than enough room for kid-friendly fare at the box office. Fox’s adaptation unfolded to over $22 million in ticket sales - approximately $12 million shy of the three-time winner, but enough for second place.

- starring Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler - also managed to nab a decent bounty for itself during this frame. Sony’s critically-panned comedy grossed over $20 million, falling just short of Diary.

Meanwhile, , Friday’s only other wide release, came a distant fourth with $6.1 million.

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  1. Alice in Wonderland, Disney, $34,189,969 (avg. $9144)
  2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid, 20th Century Fox, $22,126,166 (avg. $7191)
  3. The Bounty Hunter, Sony, $20,686,423 (avg. $6729)
  4. Repo Men, Universal, $6,126,170 (avg. $2430)
  5. Green Zone, Universal, $6,113,105 (avg. $2035)
  6. She’s Out of My League, Paramount, $5,802,363 (avg. $1962)
  7. Shutter Island, Paramount, $4,735,834 (avg. $1751)
  8. Avatar, 20th Century Fox, $4,027,005 (avg. $3258)
  9. Our Family Wedding, Fox Searchlight, $3,739,600 (avg. $2324)
  10. Remember Me, Summit Entertainment, $3,252,494 (avg. $1468)

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



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