As many expected, the power of Jackass won out over the weekend, with Bad Grandpa taking the top spot with $32 million. Although that’s around $20 million less than the opening of Jackass 3-D, the film cost little to make and will prove very profitable.
However there was less cheer for Ridley Scott’s The Counselor, which despite a starry cast and a script by Cormac McCarthy, only placed fourth on the chart with $8.0. Indeed it may have been the problem that the promotion so heavily sold the stars – such as Michael Fassbender, Cameron Diaz and Brad Pitt – that they forgot to tell anyone what the movie was actually about. Bad reviews certainly didn’t help.
While those were the only new openers in the top 10, 12 Years A Slave made its first appeared after expanding onto 123 screens (after just 19 last week), taking $2.1 million to place eighth. It suggest the movie will stay strong as in goes into more cinemas over the coming weeks.
Take a look below for the US box office top 10 for the weekend of October 25th-27th.
|Rank||Title||Weekend Gross (millions)||Total Gross to date (millions)|
|1||Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa||$32.0||$32.0|
|5||Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2||$6.1||$100.6|
|8||12 Years A Slave||$2.1||$3.4|