The top movies at American box office

LOS ANGELES - Following are the top 10 movies at the North American box office for the first three days of the Memorial Day holiday weekend beginning May 28, led by “Shrek Forever After,” according to studio estimates compiled Sunday by Reuters.

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Published: Mon 31 May 2010, 9:18 AM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 3:30 AM

1 (1) Shrek Forever After ........ $ 43.3 million

2 (*) Sex and the City 2 ......... $ 32.1 million

3 (*) Prince of Persia:

The Sands of Time .......... $ 30.2 million

4 (2) Iron Man 2 ................. $ 16.0 million

5 (3) Robin Hood ................. $ 10.3 million

6 (4) Letters to Juliet .......... $ 5.9 million

7 (5) Just Wright ................ $ 2.2 million

8 (7) Date Night ................. $ 1.8 million

9 (6) MacGruber .................. $ 1.5 million 10 (9) How To Train Your Dragon ... $ 1.0 million NOTE: “Sex and the City 2” was released Thursday, and “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time” Friday. Last weekend’s rankings in parentheses; (*) denotes new release.

Iron Man 2 ............................ $274.6 million

How To Train Your Dragon .............. $212.6 million

Shrek Forever After ................... $133.1 million

Date Night ............................ $ 93.4 million

Robin Hood ............................ $ 86.2 million

Sex and the City 2 .................... $ 46.3 million

Letters to Juliet ..................... $ 38.1 million

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time .. $ 30.2 million

Just Wright ........................... $ 18.2 million

MacGruber ............................. $ 7.5 million

“Shrek Forever After” and “How To Train Your Dragon” were produced by DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc, and released by Viacom Inc’s Paramount Pictures.

Paramount also distributed “Iron Man 2,” which was produced by Marvel Studios, a unit of Walt Disney Co. Disney’s Walt Disney Pictures released “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.”

“Sex and the City 2” was released by Warner Bros Pictures, a unit of Time Warner Inc.

“Robin Hood” was released by Universal Pictures, a unit of General Electric Co. Universal also released “MacGruber,” which was financed by closely held Relativity Media.

“Letters to Juliet” was released by Summit Entertainment, which is closely held.

“Just Wright” and “Date Night” were released by 20th Century Fox, a unit of News Corp.



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