Monday Morning Box Office Report: Warm Bodies Survives Dead Weekend

It was a cold and desolate weekend at theatres across North America this weekend as the Super Bowl effectively slowed business down to a crawl. The only movie that really showed any sign of life was the zombie romance Warm Bodies, which pulled in enough female moviegoers and horror fans for a $20 million debut. Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters fell to #2 while Silver Linings Playbook had a decent weekend as it climbed back to #3. Mama and Zero Dark Thirty rounded out the top 5. As for Sylvester Stallone’s Bullet to the Head, it tanked harder than Schwarzenegger’s The Last Stand, earning just $4.5 million (Stallone’s worst opening ever). Stand Up Guys finished out of the top 10 altogether, although it played on only 650 screens. It’s been a rough start to the year, but business will likely pick up again over the next couple of weeks.

1. Warm Bodies — $20M
2. Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters — $9.21M
3. Silver Linings Playbook — $8.11M
4. Mama — $6.73M
5. Zero Dark Thirty — $5.3M
6. Bullet to the Head — $4.5M
7. Parker — $3.21M
8. Django Unchained — $3.04M
9. Les Misérables — $2.44M
10. Lincoln — $2.41M

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  • Colin

    These old man movies are unmitigated disasters on all fronts.