"think Like A Man" And "the Lucky One" End "the Hunger Games"' Reign At The Box Office

Think Like A Man

“Think Like A Man,” the big screen adaptation of Steve Harvey’s bestselling book, did suprisingly well at Friday’s box office by grossing an outstanding $12.2M. What's even more amazing is it did it in just 2000 theaters. It could end the weekend with $30-36M. Films targeted at the African-American audience tend to be front loaded, so it could end in the lower end of estimates.

Sections:  movies   news   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • Hollywood’s Box Office Heroes Proving Mortal in China
    Hollywood blockbusters appeared poised last year to take over China’s box office, but something unexpected happened on the way to the bank: demand tapered off sharply. More
  • Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Oblivion:’ One Release, One Top SpotWeekend Box Office Report: ‘Oblivion:’ One Release, One Top Spot
    The weekend was very kind to last week’s one and only new release, Oblivion. Otherwise, the charts have remained more or less static since last weekend. Oblivion did quite well in the box office, making over $38.1 million; while this is at the bottom end of its predicted range for its opening weekend gross, it’s still a respectable sum, and the film can probably expect similarly impressive numbers in later weeks. More
  • Watch the First 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' TrailerWatch the First 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Trailer
    It won't be out until November, but The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is one of the most highly anticipated sequels of the year, so Lionsgate isn't wasting any time whetting audiences' appetites with trailers. More
  • Weekend Box Office Report: ’42’ Is Number 1Weekend Box Office Report: ’42’ Is Number 1
    Both of last week’s new releases did very well in the box office this weekend—even despite the arguably vast disparity in quality between the two releases. Making the top of the charts is 42, which outdid its modest expectations (even for a heartwarming based-on-a-true-story yarn), earning revenues in the ballpark (ha) of $27.2 million on its opening weekend. More
  • Weekend Box Office Report: New Releases ‘Jurassic Park 3D’ and ‘Evil Dead’ Rule Box OfficeWeekend Box Office Report: New Releases ‘Jurassic Park 3D’ and ‘Evil Dead’ Rule Box Office
    ...Top earnings over the weekend went to last week’s classic horror film reboot: Evil Dead, which made a tidy sum of $26 million. Next in line for revenues was G.I. Joe: Retaliation, which made another $21.1 million, for a total of $86.6 million so far. More
BING NEWS:
  • 'Think Like A Man' Ends The 'The Hunger Games' Reign As Box-office No.1
    Think Like A Man' has finally ended 'The Hunger Games' reign on the top of the U.S. Box Office charts ... It was beaten to second spot this weekend by the Zac Efron starring 'The Lucky One,' which took $22.8 million after a successful promotional campaign ...
    04/23/2012 - 4:54 am | View Link
  • ‘Think Like A Man’ Ends ‘Hunger Games’ Box-Office Streak
    In the end, it wasn’t any sort of dastardly villain who conquered the heroes of “The Hunger Games.” No, the four-week box-office reign of the adaptation ... impressively over the weekend. “Think Like a Man” was #1 with a $33 million opening ...
    04/23/2012 - 2:08 am | View Link
  • Think Like A Man ends Hunger Games’ reign at US box office
    The comedy Think Like A Man has finally knocked The Hunger Games off the top spot at the US box office, four weeks after it debuted ... Zac Efron’s latest The Lucky One was the second biggest film of the weekend (Picture: Getty) Meanwhile Zac Efron ...
    04/23/2012 - 12:47 am | View Link
  • “Think Like a Man” puts a stop to the “Hunger Games” Reign
    Getting heavy competition from “The Lucky One,” “The Hunger Games” had its smallest drop yet, which brings its total to $356.9 million. Having been in theaters for 31 days, “The Hunger Games” is only trailing “Harry Potter and the Deathly ...
    04/22/2012 - 2:02 pm | View Link
  • Think Like a Man and The Lucky One finally end The Hunger Games’ reign at the North American box office
    The Hunger Games is slowly descending back to Earth after a meteoric four week run atop the North American box office. This week, Katniss and company made way for two films targeting very different demographics. The urban comedy Think Like a Man was a ...
    04/22/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • CNN Video
    China makes NYC look like the 3rd world. Bourdain: 'The Bronx is a magical place' Bourdain surprised by the modern South
    12/21/2014 - 11:56 am | View Website
  • The Hunger Games (2012)
    The Hunger Games summary of box office results, charts and release information and related links.
    12/21/2014 - 11:34 am | View Website
  • The Hunger Games Explorer The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
    THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE begins as Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark.
    12/21/2014 - 9:54 am | View Website
  • The Hunger Games (film)
    The Hunger Games is a 2012 American science fiction adventure film directed by Gary Ross and based on the novel of the same name by Suzanne Collins. The picture is ...
    12/21/2014 - 9:32 am | View Website
  • The Hunger Games (Hunger Games Series #1) by Suzanne ...
    Editorial Reviews John Green brilliantly plotted and perfectly paced…a futuristic novel every bit as good and as allegorically rich as Scott Westerfeld's Uglies ...
    12/21/2014 - 7:24 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Movies News