It was a slow weekend at the box office, with Identity Thief reclaiming the top spot and A Good Die to Die Hard taking a steep fall from the top.
In it’s third weekend in release Identity Thief worked it’s way back to number on with $14 million and a decline of 40.6%. The hit comedy now has a domestic total of of $93.6 million. With a budget of only $35 million, it’s no wonder why a sequel is in the works.
Dwayne Johnson’s action/crime/drama Snitch managed the number two spot with $13 million. While not great, it’s a decent showing and The Rock fared better than his action counterparts Stallone, Schwarzenegger and Statham have in recent weekends.
The Weinstein Company’s Escape from Planet Earth held up well it’s second weekend in release with a drop of 30.7% to finish the weekend with $11 million. Escape‘s domestic total is now at $35.1 million.
Nicholas Sparks’ Safe Haven came in at number four with $10.6 million, a decrease of 50.5% and $48 million total domestic.
A Good day to Die Hard, Bruce Willis’ fifth turn as John McClane, took a 59.7% dive in it’s second weekend to finish number five with $10 million. DH5‘s domestic total is now $51.8 million. On the international front Bruno is faring a bit better with $132.5 million and a total worldwide gross of $184.3 million.
In other Top Ten news Kerri Russell’s Dark Skies came only managed $8.8 million for a sixth place opening weekend.
Have a look a the chart below for the rest of the Top Ten.
|1.||Identity Thief||$14 million|
|3.||Escape from Planet Earth||$11 million|
|4.||Safe Haven||$10.6 million|
|5.||A Good Day to Die Hard||$10 million|
|6.||Dark Skies||$8.8 million|
|7.||Silver Linings Playbook||$6 million|
|8.||Warm Bodies||$4.7 million|
|9.||Side Effects (2013)||$3.5 million|
|10.||Beautiful Creatures (2013)||$3.4 million|
SOURCE: Box Office Mojo