DreamWorks Animation’s Megamind is racing towards the $100m and stayed top in its second weekend as an estimated 30.1m following a 35% slide boosted the tally to $89.8m.
Fox’s runaway train thriller Unstoppable starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine launched in second place on $23.5m while Warner Bros’ comedy Due Date in third added $15.5m for $59m.
The Strause Brothers’ alien invasion film Skyline, which Relativity acquired and funneled through its distribution deal with Universal, debuted in fourth place on $11.7m.
The newsroom soap opera MorningGlory starring Harrison Ford and Rachel McAdams opened in firth place on $9.6m, rising to $12.2m factoring in Wednesday’s launch.
Lionsgate’s awards season hopeful For Colored Girls ranks sixth on $30.9m after two weekends. Warner Bros’ crime drama The Town ranks 20th and has grossed $90.6m after nine weeks.
In its second weekend, Fox Searchlight’s real-life drama 127 Hours added $453,000 from 22 theatres for $826,000
Next weekend’s wide release is Warner Bros’ Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 1 with the regular cast of Daniel Radcliffe, Emily Watson and Rupert Grint plus an all-star supporting cast of British acting history.
Estimated Top 10 North America Nov 12-14, 2010
Film (Dist) / Est wkd gross / Est total to date
1 (1) Megamind (Paramount-DreamWorks Animation) PPI $30.1m $89.8m
2 (-) Unstoppable (Fox) Fox Int’l $23.5m –
3 (2) Due Date (Warner Bros) WBPI $15.5m $59m
4 (-) Skyline (Universal/Relativity) IM Global $11.7m –
5 (-) MorningGlory (Paramount) PPI $9.6m $12.2m
6 (3) For Colored Girls (Lionsgate) Lionsgate $6.8m $30.9m
7 (4) Red (Summit) Summit Int’l $5.1m $79.8m
8 (6) Paranormal Activity 2(Paramount) PPI $3.1m $82m
9 (5) Saw 3D (Lionsgate) Lionsgate $2.8m $43.5m
10 (7) Jackass 3-D (Paramount) PPI $2.3m $114.7m