The week of March 3rd saw the releases of a few films. None one too high profile, other than Ewan McGregor's "Jack the Giant Slayer," were expected to make too big of a splash. Listed below are the box office charts for the weekend of March 1-3.
"Jack the Giant Slayer" came in 1st, with its wildly done CGI and retelling of a classic fairy tale with $27,202,226. Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy's cat and mouse comedy "Identity Thief" came in second in the box office over this past weekend, after being out for a month now, with $9,706,145. "Identity Thief" has grossed $107,433,250 to date since it's release. Coming in third was the college buddy-comedy "21 And Over." Featuring the up and coming actors, "Twilight's" Justin Chon and "Pitch Perfect's" Skylar Astin. "21 And Over" brought in $8,754,168 over this past weekend, undoubtedly being seen by the flocks of college aged men and women alike. The box office top ten is listed below:
Rank Title Weekend Gross Weeks
1 Jack the Giant Slayer $27.2M $27.2M
2 Identity Thief $9.71M $107M
3 21 & Over $8.75M $8.75M
4 Snitch $7.77M $24.5M
5 The Last Exorcism Part II $7.73M $7.73M
6 Escape from Planet Earth $6.62M $43.1M
7 Safe Haven $6.28M $57.1M
8 Silver Linings Playbook $5.72M $115M
9 A Good Day to Die Hard $4.57M $59.7M
10 Dark Skies $3.47M $13.4M
Let's see if "Jack the Giant Slayer" can keep it's crown amongst the other films in the next week to come.