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The remake of 1984’s “Karate Kid” debuted at No. 1 for the weekend with a whopping $56 million.
“The Karate Kid” beat down the competition this weekend at the box office to the tune of $56 million dollars.
The “Kid” easily bested the another remake, “The A-Team” which took in around $26 million for second place.
“Shrek Forever After” slipped to No. 3 with $15.8 million. It had been number one for 2 weekends in a row. Its domestic haul is now $210.1 million, becoming the fourth movie released this year to top $200 million.
The big opening for “The Karate Kid” gave Hollywood a boost after a weak start to the summer season. “Iron Man 2″ opened big the first weekend in May, but the box office has lagged since then, reports the Hollywood Reporter.
Below are the estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to Hollywood.com. Final figures will be released Monday.
BIG BUDGET FILMS
The Bounty Hunter (PG-13 for profanity, violence and sexuality) Romantic comedy about a down-on-his-luck bounty hunter (Gerard Butler) hired to bring his bail-jumping ex-wife (Jennifer Aniston) to justice for a minor legal infraction who ends up on the run with her when they both become embroiled in the murder case she’s been investigating. With Christine Baranski, Jeff Garlin, Jason Sudeikis and Dorian Missick.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (PG for crude humor and mild epithets) Combination live action/animated comedy based on Jeff Kinney’s illustrated children’s novel of the same name chronicling the misadventures of a wisecracking, junior high school student (Zachary Gordon) and his best friend (Robert Capron) over the course of a very eventful academic year. Supporting cast includes Steve Zahn, Karan Brar and Grayson Russell.
Repo Men (R for profanity, graphic violence, grisly images, sexuality and nudity) Sci-fi thriller, set in the near future, about an ex-collections enforcer (Jude Law) who fell behind on payments on an artificial heart who finds himself on the run from another repossession man (Forest Whitaker) ready to rip the life-saving device right out of his chest. Ensemble includes Live Schreiber, Carice van Houten, Alice Braga and rapper RZA.
The Runaways (R for profanity, sexuality and drug use) Kristen Stewart stars as Joan Jett in this coming-of-age bio-pic about the meteoric rise to fame in 1975 and burnout by 1977 of her all-girl rock and roll quintet comprised of attractive 15 year-olds. Co-starring Dakota Fanning as Cherie Currie and Scout Taylor-Compton as Lita Ford, and with Tatum O’Neal and Michael Shannon.
Season of the Witch (PG-13 for violence, mature themes and disturbing elements) Nicolas Cage and Ron Perlman star in this medieval adventure about a couple of knights assigned by the Church to escort a witch (Claire Foy) suspected of spreading the plague to a remote monastery where priests plan to perform an exorcism on her. With Christopher Lee, Stephen Campbell Moore and Robert Sheehan.