Fox’s Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! is the weekend’s #1 film with studio counters estimating earnings of $26.3 million by Sunday night. Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns will run second with $22.5 million. Shutter, the horror film that didn’t screen for critics, is third with $11.5 million. Drillbit Taylor will come in fourth with a weekend tally of $10.1 million….off to the showers. Amazingly, the utterly dismissable 10,000 B.C. (people are actually still saying to each other, “Hey, let’s go see this!”) will come in fifth with $9.2 million.
Never Back Down will come in sixth with $5.3 million, followed by College Road Trip with $4.8 million. The eighth-ranked The Bank Job, slow but steady, will make about $4.2 million with a Sunday night cume of $19.5 million. Vantage Point, $3.7 million. Doomsday, $2.2 million. Under The Same Sun, in a limited 300-theatre run, will do about $2.1 million at $7000 a print.