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Super 8 opens with $38.0M to top box office


For the week Jun 3 –  5, X-Men: First Class topped the box office with opening sale of more than $55.1M but last weekend is “Super 8”, J.J. Abrams and Steven Spielberg chance to claim the top spot.

Super 8 is a totally entertaining and frenetic ensemble teen sci-fi popcorn movie that defied all the naysayers.

Summer box-office opening sale for top spot slightly went down and for X-Men, the slice for its last week sale is more than a half which makes them earn $25M last weekend.

At third position is The Hangover Part II, already on its third week earning $18.5M to make their $216.6M gross sale for the entire 3 weeks.

Also on its third week is Kung Fu Panda 2 for the fourth spot,earns $16.6M and now with total of $126.9M gross sales.


At fifth spot is Johny Depp’s Pirates of the Caribbean:On Stranger Tides with co-star Penelope Cruz made $10.8M on their fourth week. With last week’s sale, the movie made a $200M gross sales in US alone. But worldwide, Pirates of the Caribbean is closing in on $900 million and pushing the franchise total to over $3.5 billion.

Top Movies – For Weekend of June 10, 2011

  1. Super 8 (PG13)                                                                              $37.0M          $38.0M
  2. X-Men: First Class (PG13)                                                          $25.0M              $98.9M
  3. The Hangover Part II (R)                                                            $18.5M           $216.6M
  4. Kung Fu Panda 2 (PG)                                                                  $16.6M               $126.9M
  5. Pirates of the Caribbean:On Stranger Tides (PG-13)     $10.8M                 $208.8M

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