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'Wreck-It Ralph' scores $49M, 'Flight' hits $24.9M

Associated Press Modified: November 5, 2012 at 4:48 pm •  Published: November 5, 2012
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney's animated video-game adventure "Wreck-It Ralph" has rolled up big box-office points with a No. 1 opening weekend of $49 million.

Denzel Washington's airline saga "Flight" debuted solidly at No. 2 with $24.9 million.

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Hollywood.com are:

1. "Wreck-It Ralph," Disney, $49,038,712, 3,752 locations, $13,070 average, $49,038,712, one week.

2. "Flight," Paramount, $24,900,566, 1,884 locations, $13,217 average, $24,900,566, one week.

3. "Argo," Warner Bros., $10,209,103, 2,774 locations, $3,680 average, $75,860,240, four weeks.

4. "The Man With the Iron Fists," Universal, $7,910,980, 1,868 locations, $4,235 average, $7,910,980, one week.

5. "Taken 2," Fox, $5,919,493, 2,639 locations, $2,243 average, $125,586,929, five weeks.

6. "Cloud Atlas," Warner Bros., $5,379,314, 2,013 locations, $2,672 average, $18,391,743, two weeks.

7. "Hotel Transylvania," Sony, $4,409,785, 2,922 locations, $1,509 average, $137,477,403, six weeks.

8. "Paranormal Activity 4," Paramount, $4,252,468, 3,006 locations, $1,415 average, $49,529,682, three weeks.

9. "Here Comes the Boom," Sony, $3,528,143, 2,314 locations, $1,525 average, $35,500,223, four weeks.

10. "Silent Hill: Revelation 3-D," Open Road Films, $3,285,113, 2,993 locations, $1,098 average, $13,880,270, two weeks.

11. "Pitch Perfect," Universal, $3,064,080, 1,502 locations, $2,040 average, $55,633,703, six weeks.

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