The Wolverine Rips Apart Competition For Weekend Box Office Win

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The weekend numbers are in and, to the surprise of no one, The Wolverine has taken over the top spot. 

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Although The Conjuring was able to frighten its way to the top last week, it took a 47% tumble into second place despite adding over 100 theaters. 

Despicable Me 2 is still hanging in there in third place, even though it's been at the box office for a month now and lost almost 350 theaters this weekend.

The biggest mover, however, was also the most expected: Fruitvale Station jumped from 17th last week into the top 10 spot by adding an additional 1,000-plus theaters in their wide release, bringing in $4.67 million over the weekend.

Most impressive opening? Well, it certainly wasn't The To Do List which only averaged $2,600 at each of its almost 600 theaters.

Oh no, that honor goes to Woody Allen's newest film, Blue Jasmine, which brought in $613,000 despite being shown in only 6 theaters. This tops the opening for his Oscar-winning last project, Midnight in Paris.

  1. The Wolverine, $55 million
  2. The Conjuring, $22 million
  3. Despicable Me 2, $16 million
  4. Turbo, $13.3 million
  5. Grown Ups 2, $11.5 million
  6. Red 2, $9.4 million
  7. Pacific Rim, $7.5 million
  8. The Heat, $6.8 million
  9. R.I.P.D., $5.8 million
  10. Fruitvale Station, $4.6 million
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sad news, folks.

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