According to Variety, Sony's Bernie Mac-Ashton Kutcher comedy Guess Who won the weekend with a stronger-than-expected $21 million opening. Pic, a loose adaptation of 1967's Guess Who's Coming to Dinner bowed at 3,147 locations.
Sony distrib prexy Rory Bruer called the Guess bow
"better than we anticipated."
In the second spot was Warner Bros.' Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous with $17.6 million since it opened at 3,233 theaters on Thursday. For the three-day span, the Sandra Bullock sequel grossed $14.5 million.
While Miss Congeniality 2 was running well above the original's $10 million bow in 2000, industry estimates leading into the Easter weekend had the positions reversed for the two pics.
DreamWorks' The Ring Two fell 61% in its second week to $13.8 million, which was good for No. 3. Pic now has a cume of $58 million.
Just behind it in the fourth spot was 20th Century Fox's CGI toon Robots, which grossed $13 million in its third weekend, boosting its cume to $87.4 million. Pic was off 38% from last weekend.
And rounding out the top five was Disney's The Pacifier with $8.5 million, down just 32% in its fourth frame. Vin Diesel family laffer has a cume of $86.3 million.