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'Good Day to Die Hard' No. 1 for weekend

Written by Barbara Vancheri on .

 
 
blogdiehardbvThree movies got an extra box-office bounce from opening on Valentine’s Day but Bruce Willis proved it was a good day to revive a franchise. 
 
“A Good Day to Die Hard,” the fifth installment in the franchise and one also starring Jai Courtney as John McClane’s adult son, Jack, opened in the No. 1 spot with $25 million from the weekend. It grossed roughly $33,239,000 since opening on Thursday.
 
Here are the estimates from hollywood.com:
 
1. “A Good Day to Die Hard” — $25,000,000, with $33,239,000 since Thursday. 
2. “Identity Thief” — $23,436,825, for $70,724,610 to date. 
3. “Safe Haven” — $21,430,000, with $30,258,918 since Valentine’s Day. 
4. “Escape from Planet Earth” — $16,066,000 for the 3-D animated movie not previewed for critics. 
5. “Warm Bodies” — $9,000,000, for $50,200,000 so far. 
6. “Beautiful Creatures” — $7,460,000, and $10,000,002 since Valentine’s Day. 
7. “Side Effects” — $6,307,000, for $19,127,000 to date. 
8. “Silver Linings Playbook” — $6,088,000, for $98,462,472 so far for the multiple Oscar nominee.
9. “Hansel and Gretel:  Witch Hunters” — $3,470,000, bringing its total to $49,698,000. 
10. “Zero Dark Thirty” — $3,100,000, or $88,029,000 since late December. 
As always, figures will be finalized early in the week. 

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