“The Croods” Leads Box Office with $44.7 Million


0  Updated at 1:56 am, March 25th, 2013 By: ABC Digital
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Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — DreamWorks’ latest animated film, The Croods about a prehistoric family in search of a new cave to live in, earned an estimated 44.7 million dollars to debut in first place.

The voice cast of The Croods features Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone and Ryan Reynolds.

The thriller Olympus Has Fallen opened in the runner-up spot, raising 30.5 million dollars.

The new Tina Fey-Paul Rudd dramedy Admission finished in fifth place, collecting 6.4 million dollars.

In its first weekend in wide release, Spring Breakers pulled in five million dollars to claim sixth place.

You won’t find Lindsay Lohan’s latest film in the top 10. You may not have even known that she appears in a movie titled InAPPropriate Comedy, which screened in 275 theaters and made just 172 thousand dollars, according to Entertainment Weekly. The comedy also stars Michelle Rodriguez and Adrien Brody, and was directed by ShamWow pitchman Vince Offer.

Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated ticket sales, according to Hollywood.com:

1. The Croods, $44.7 million.
2. Olympus Has Fallen, $30.5 million.
3. Oz the Great and Powerful, $22 million.
4. The Call, $8.7 million.
5. Admission, $6.4 million.
6. Spring Breakers, $5 million.
7. The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, $4.3 million.
8. Jack the Giant Slayer, $3 million.
9. Identity Thief, $2.5 million.
10. Snitch, $1.9 million.

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