Finding itself welcomed by theatergoers with open arms, "21 Jump Street" has opened up in the top spot at the box office over the St. Patrick's Day weekend of March 16-18, 2012.
The reboot of the classic TV series stars the comedic duo of Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill in the leads, with the Phil Lord and Chris Miller directed effort garnering $13 million on opening day and another $13 on Saturday while en route to a debut weekend take of $35 million.
Thanks to a dramatically disappointing showing by theatrical newcomers, it seems as though Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax" will once again claim the top spot at the box office over the weekend of March 9-11, 2012.
Consisting of a star-laden lineup of voices including Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Betty White and Ed Helms, the animated tale pulled in $9.8 million on Friday and an estimated $19.3 million on Saturday while predicted to wind up with a second weekend total of $39 million.
It's been a family favorite read since 1971, and the big screen adaptation of Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax" now finds itself at the pinnacle of the movie world after claiming the top spot at the box office over the weekend of March 2-4, 2012.
Boasting a star-laden lineup of voices including Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Betty White and Ed Helms, the animated tale pulled in an estimated $17.4 million on Friday and another $31.3 million on Saturday while predicted to score an opening weekend of $70.7 million.