'Act of Valor' tops weekend movie box office, 'Good Deeds' next
UPI News Service, 02/26/2012
"Act of Valor," with real Navy SEALs on screen, took the top spot at the box office for Oscar weekend with $24.7 million in gross U.S. receipts.
"Tyler Perry's Good Deeds," written and directed by Tyler Perry and starring, well, Tyler Perry, was second with $16 million.
All studio estimates of gross U.S. box office receipts are via Box Office Mojo.
"Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" was third with more than $13.47 million; "Safe House" fourth with $11.4 million; "The Vow" fifth with $10 million; "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance" sixth with $8.8 million; "This Means War" seventh with $8.5 million; "Wanderlust" eighth with $6.6 million; "Gone" ninth with $5 million.
"The Secret World of Arrietty" rounded out the top 10 with more than $4.5 million.
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