‘The Other Guys’ Nears $50 Million at Wednesday’s Box Office


Inception movie poster 2010Wednesday Daily Box Office Rally

First PlaceWill Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg‘s comedy The Other Guys held strong in first place yesterday, earning another $3.77 million to nearly break the $50 million mark, which it will surely pass today.  The Adam McKay comedy is currently showing in some 3,651 theaters and was Ferrell’s second highest grossing opening of his career.

Second Place –  Christopher Nolan‘s Inception once again remained in second place Wednesday, grossing another $2.22 million for a whopping $235 million total since its opening almost a month ago.

Third Place – The 3D dance pic Step Up 3D continued to hold off Despicable Me to keep its 3rd place slot on Wednesday, taking in just over $1.5 million for a cumulative gross of some $21.5 million since its Friday opening. 

Daily Box Office Top 12 Movies for Wednesday, August 11, 2010:

Movie Title Wednesday Gross Theatres Per-Theatre Average Domestic Total
1.   The Other Guys

$3.77M 3,651 $1,032 $49.06M
2.   Inception $2.22M 3,418 $648 $235.01M
3.   Step Up 3D

$1.51M 2,435 $620 $21.56M
4.   Despicable Me

$1.38M 3,413 $405 $213.83M
5.   Dinner for Schmucks

$1.35M 3,004

$448 $51.17M
6.   Salt $1.26M 3,317

$380 $96.0M
7.   Cats & Dogs: Revenge of

      Kitty Galore

$1.07M 3,705 $290 $29.90M
8.   Charlie St. Cloud

$708k 2,725 $260 $25.95M
9.   Toy Story 3

$515k 1,714 $300 $398.03M
10. Ramona and Beezus

$345k 1,478 $233 $22.14M
11. Twilight Saga: Eclipse

$340k 1,704 $200 $294.22M
12. The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

$324k 1,766 $184 $58.09M

*Wednesday daily box office numbers provided by Hollywood.com Box Office.

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