The superhero flick from DC Comics, which costars Blake Lively, Angela Bassett and Peter Sarsgaard, debuted with $52.6 million in ticket sales. According to reports, Green Lantern has an estimated cost of $200 million to produce and by the way its trending at the box-office, the film is set to be one of the biggest Summer hits.
Last week’s leader, Super 8, settled for 2nd spot with $21 million. The sci-fi flick, directed by J.J. Abrams and starring Elle Fanning has earned around $73 million in 2 weeks.
TOP 10 MOVIES AT THE US BOX-OFFICE
(June 17 to 19, 2011)
|3||N||Mr. Popper’s Penguins||$18.2M||$18.2M||1|
|4||2||X-Men: First Class||$11.5M||$119.5M||3|
|5||3||The Hangover Part II||$9.63M||$232.67M||4|
|6||4||Kung Fu Panda 2||$8.7M||$143.34M||4|
|8||5||Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides||$6.23M||$220.37M||5|
|9||8||Midnight in Paris||$5.24M||$21.79M||5|
|10||7||Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer||$2.24||$11.2M||2|
Debuting movies are highlighted in yellow.
Figures courtesy of Box Office Mojo