Martin Scorcese’s Shutter Island has continued its reign at the box office for the second week running. The film, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, earned an estimated $22.2 million in theaters over the weekend, putting its total box office number at $75 million.
Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan secured the second spot with Cop Out, which made $18.5 million. The Crazies debuted in third place at $16.5 million.
In related news, Avatar doesn’t seem to be slowing down one bit. Its domestic gross is now at $706 million. We’ll likely see some 3D competition from Alice in Wonderland next Friday, however.
The top ten movies from the February 26-28 weekend are:
1. Shutter Island: $22.2 million
2. Cop Out: $18.5 million
3. The Crazies: $16.5 million
4. Avatar: $14 million
5. Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief $9.8 million
6. Valentine’s Day: $9.5 million
7. Dear John: $5 million
8. The Wolfman $4.1 million
9. Tooth Fairy: $3.4 million
10. Crazy Heart: $2.5 million