Weekend Box Office 3-14-11

Posted Monday, March 14th, 2011 11:24 pm GMT -5 by

Genre films took the top five spots and 7 of the top 10 spots this weekend at the box office.

New entry ‘Battle: Los Angeles’ took the top spot with $36 million with the Johnny Depp starrer ‘Rango’ dropping one spot from last weekend for second with $23 million. Also in its first weekend was a new scarier version of the classic tale ‘Red Riding Hood’ placing third with $14.1 million.

The Philip K. Dick based ‘The Adjustment Bureau’ took in an additional $11.5 million for fourth place in its second weekend and brought its domestic gross to $38.5 million. The Disney animated film, ‘Mars Needs Moms’ placed a dismal fifth for its debut bringing in just $6.9 million for the reportedly $150 million budgeted film.

1. ‘Battle: Los Angeles’  $36.0
2. ‘Rango’    $23.0
3. ‘Red Riding Hood’   $14.1 
4. ‘The Adjustment Bureau’  $11.4
5. ‘Mars Needs Moms’  $6.8
6. ‘Hall Pass’    $5.1
7. ‘Beastly’   $5.0
8. ‘Just Go With It’   $4.0
9. ‘The King’s Speech’  $3.6 
10. ‘Gnomeo and Juliet’  $3.5