Shutter Island Sails to Number One at the Box Office

February 22, 2010 By:
Shutter Island Sails to Number One at the Box Office

Martin Scorsese has done it again! Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio's psychological thriller 'Shutter Island' dominated the box office this weekend taking in over $40 million dollars opening weekend.

Meanwhile, star-studded romantic comedy Valentine's Day slipped to number two, taking in $17.2 million and James Cameron's Avatar remains strong at three with $16.1 million.

The top ten movies from the February 19-21 weekend are:

1. Shutter Island: $40.2 million

2. Valentine's Day: $17.1 million

3. Avatar: $16.1 million

4. Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief: $15.3 million

5. The Wolfman: $9.8 million

6. Dear John: $7.3 million

7. The Tooth Fairy: $4.5 million

8. Crazy Heart: $4 million

9. From Paris With Love: $2.5 million

10. Edge of Darkness: $2.2 million