Weekend Box Office: Rio Is Number 1

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The colorful animated feature Rio soars way above the competition this weekend, bringing in $40 million.  It's an impressive number, even if it is slightly lower than than the $48 million predicted.

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Scream 4 was the disappointment this weekend -- it was expected to make about $40 million as well, but fell way short, making half that.

Hop significantly dropped after spending two weekends on top, but it's still doing well, bringing in another $11.2 million, which gives it a grand total of $82.6 million since its premiere.

Soul Surfer also did well in week 2 - bringing in almost as much as it did on its first week in theaters.

Here are you top 5 movies this weekend:

  1. Rio - $40,000,000
  2. Scream 4 - $19,279,000
  3. Hop - $11,167,000
  4. Soul Surfer - $7,400,000
  5. Hanna - $7,327,000

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Rio Quotes

Maybe we could find a bus schedule or something?

Blu

Oh how I wish I was back in my cage, with my mirror, and my little bell. Ah-ah-ah.

Blu

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