'Elm Street' remake tops weekend movie box office, 'Dragon' second
UPI News Service, 05/02/2010
The remake of the classic fright fest "A Nightmare on Elm Street" opened in first place at the U.S. box office this weekend, earning an estimated $32.2 million.
In its sixth week in release, the 3D animated feature "How to Train Your Dragon" took in $10.8 million to run its overall total to $192.3 million, box-office tracker Box Office Mojo reported.
The Tina Fey-Steve Carrell romantic-action comedy "Date Night" was third with $7.6 million and the Jennifer Lopez romantic comedy "The Back-Up Plan" was fourth with $7.2 million. "Furry Vengeance," a family comedy starring Brendan Fraser," was No. 5 with $6.5 million in its opening weekend.
The rest of the top 10: "The Losers" ($6 million); "Clash of the Titans ($5.9 million); "Kick-Ass" ($4.4 million); "Death at a Funeral" ($4 million); and "Oceans" ($2.6 million).
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