Alice in Wonderland Obliterates Competition

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Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland obliterated its competition this weekend, bringing in $116,101,023 domestically and $94,000,000 worldwide.

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Approximately 70 percent or just over $80 million of Alice in Wonderland's opening was from 3D screens, officially topping Avatar's $55 million as the biggest 3D launch ever. The film's budget was estimated to be at $250 million.

Brooklyn's Finest also made its debut this weekend, taking in $13.4 million, while Shutter Island barely missed second spot by nabbing $13.2 million, bringing its domestic total to $95.8 million.

Cop Out slipped to fourth with $9.3 million for a $32.5 million total in ten days, while Avatar took fifth spot with $8.1 million, bringing its domestic total to $720 million, the largest domestic gross of all time.

Here's a closer look at the top 5 at the box office this weekend:

  1. Alice in Wonderland - $116,101,023
  2. Booklyn's Finest - $13,350,299
  3. Shutter Island - $13,225,411
  4. Cop Out - $9,289,311
  5. Avatar - $8,118,102

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Oh Tim Burton, how far you've fallen. I remember the glory days of Beetlejuice, Batman, Edward Scissorhands, and the brilliance of Ed...

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