The premiere of Battle: Los Angeles, starring Aaron Eckhart and Ramon Rodriguez, carried the weekend first in the box office. The movie, with a budget of $70 million, brought in $36 million, 36% better than the second movie of the weekend, Rango. The latter movie is now in its second week and has raked in $68.65 million.
The premiere of the movie Red Riding Hood, starring Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, Billy Burke and Shiloh Fernandez was good for third at $14.14 million. The movie has a budget of $42 million. Week two of The Adjustment Bureau brought in an additional $11.46 million, down 46% from last week’s premiere, but the movie has now brought in $38.45 million for Universal.
The movie Mars Needs Moms by Buena Vista underwhelmed with a reported $6.8 million, well under the production budget of $150 million. WB’s week three of Hall Pass was good for sixth with $5.11 million for a total gross of $34.94 million.
Beastly, in its second week, brought in $5.09 million for CBS, for a total gross of $16.98 million. Just Go with It ($4 million for the weekend, total gross of $93.98 million), The King’s Speech ($3.63 million, total gross of $129.06 million), and Gnomeo and Juliet ($3.55 million, total gross of $89.03 million) rounded out the top ten for the weekend.