Moviegoers flocked to theaters to see the exploits of a mythical Greek hero, Perseus, in 3D. “Clash of the Titans,” is a remake of 1981 action fantasy by the same title. No matter, audiences were thrilled to revisit this adventure with its fierce battles and scary monsters. The new version stars Sam Worthington and it debuted with an estimated $61.4 million at the domestic Box Office to become the number one film in the country.
Tyler Perry’s new comedy/drama, “Why Did I Get Married, Too?” took second place with a big opening of $30 million. The movie is about four couples who go off on a vacation together to party and analyze their marriages. The cast includes Perry, Tasha Smith, and singer/actresses Janet Jackson and Jill Scott. This is the sequel to the the 2007 hit, “Why Did I Get Married?”
The animated 3D fantasy, “How to Train Your Dragon” landed in third with around $29.2 million, bringing its two week total to about $92 million. The new Miley Cyrus romance drama, “The Last Song” took fourth with about $16.2 million. Cyrus plays a teenager who experiences her first love during a summer spent in a Georgia beach town. Also, the movie stars Greg Kinnear, Kelly Preston, and Liam Hemsworth. It is based on a novel by best selling author, Nicholas Sparks who wrote the screenplay as well.
Rounding out the top five, the mega-hit, “Alice in Wonderland” with $8.2 million — for a five week domestic tally of around $310 million.