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“Kick-Ass” rolls in $7.5M on Friday debut

Friday night, multiple films opened to a strong opening despite the limited runs. Variety reports that the highly anticipated film “Kick-Ass” lead the box office Friday, opening to $7.5 million from 3,065 theaters. The film follows four high school friends who decide to become super-heroes even though they have no power or training. Coming in second was “Date Night” rolling in $5.5 million from 3,380 theaters.

Chris Rock’s “Death at a Funeral” came in third with $5.5 million and Miley Cyrus’ “The Last Song” continued to bring in $1.9 million.

Below are the top films:

1. “Kick-Ass” – $7.5 million
2. “Date Night” – $5.5 million
3. “Death at a Funeral” – $5.5 million
4. “How to Train Your Dragon” – $4.2 million
5. “Clash of the Titans” – $4.3 million
6. “The Last Song” – $1.9 million
7. “Why Did I Get Married Too?” – $1.3 million
8. “Hot Tub Time Machine” – $1.05 million
9. “Alice in Wonderland” – $930,000
10. “The Bounty Hunter” – $965,000

To read more go to Variety.


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One Comment

  • April 17, 2010 | Permalink |

    i thought kick ass would do better. bummer because the posters and trailer are awesome

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