Box Office Numbers: Scary times

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Well this is unexpected. The Roommate, which I was fully expecting no one to see, came in at first this week, beating out the spelunkfest Sanctum. Sure, I didn’t exactly expect Sanctum to rack up some huge figures, but damn.

So, what’s up with that? Good date movie? Minka Kelly? Intelligent writing and impressive cinematography? Minka Kelly?

Other than that you’ll find few surprises in the numbers from this weekend, with old favorites still hanging on and other recent films still making a little additional money. Check out all the numbers below.Â

Well this is unexpected. The Roommate, which I was fully expecting no one to see, came in at first this week, beating out the spelunkfest Sanctum. Sure, I didn't exactly expect Sanctum to rack up some huge figures, but damn.

So, what's up with that? Good date movie? Minka Kelly? Intelligent writing and impressive cinematography? Minka Kelly?

Other than that you'll find few surprises in the numbers from this weekend, with old favorites still hanging on and other recent films still making a little additional money. Check out all the numbers below. {{page_break}}

1. The Roommate — $15,600,000

2. Sanctum — $9,224,970

3. No Strings Attached — $8,400,000

4. The King's Speech — $8,310,000

5. The Green Hornet — $6,100,000

6. The Rite — $5,565,000

7. The Mechanic — $5,370,000

8. True Grit — $4,750,000

9. The Dilemma — $3,448,475

10. Black Swan — $3,400,000

Source: Rentrack