Wednesday, 10 February 2010

Dear John Takes North America but Elsewhere Keeps on Avatarin' Canadian, North American, UK & Australian Box Office February 5, 2010 Weekend

Avatar finally became usurped from the #1 throne of the North American box office in it's 8th week, but it continues to claim top honours in the Canadian, UK and Australian charts. Dear John, the drama/romance starring Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried gets the credit for the usurp taking the #1 spot in North America this past weekend, and also did well here in Canada coming in at #2 and making the most in it's debut weekend out of any 2010 release so far with $2.24M. Action flick From Paris with Love started it's release landing at the #3 spot in North America and #6 in Canada. Astro Boy, Invictus and Youth in Revolt open in the UK this weekend landing at #3, #4 and $7 spots respectively. Edge of Darkness opened at #2 in Australia and Daybreakers also made it's Australia debut coming in at #3.

Top 20 Movies in Canada for the February 5, 2010 weekend
1. Avatar
2. Dear John *
3. Tooth Fairy
4. Edge of Darkness
5. When in Rome
6. From Paris with Love *
7. The Book of Eli
8. Sherlock Holmes
9. Legion
10. Up In the Air
11. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
12. It's Complicated
13. Crazy Heart
14. Les sept jours du talion *
15. The Lovely Bones
16. The Blind Side
17. Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire
18. The Spy Next Door
19. An Education
20. Leap Year

Top 20 Movies in North America for the February 5, 2010 weekend
1. Dear John *
2. Avatar
3. From Paris with Love *
4. Edge of Darkness
5. Tooth Fairy
6. When in Rome
7. The Book of Eli
8. Crazy Heart
9. Legion
10. Sherlock Holmes
11. The Blind Side
12. Up In the Air
13. The Lovely Bones
14. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
15. It's Complicated
16. The Spy Next Door
17. An Education
18. A Single Man
19. Extraordinary Measures
20. Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire

Top 10 Movies in the UK for the February 5, 2010 weekend
1. Avatar
2. The Princess and the Frog
3. Astro Boy *
4. Invictus *
5. Sherlock Holmes
6. Edge of Darkness
7. Youth in Revolt *
8. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
9. It's Complicated
10. Up in the Air

Top 20 Movies in Australia for the February 4 - 7 2010 weekend
1. Avatar
2. Edge of Darkness *
3. Daybreakers *
4. Law Abiding Citizen
5. Invictus
6. It's Complicated
7. Up in the Air
8. Tooth Fairy
9. Bran Nue Dae
10. Sherlock Holmes
11. The Road
12. Nine
13. Precious
14. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel
15. Toy Story 1 & 2 in 3D
16. Bright Star
17. The Princess and the Frog
18. Fantastic Mr. Fox
19. The Lovely Bones
20. In the Loop

* indicates opening weekend in noted location

Source: Canada & North America info, UK info, Australia Info

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