Well John Carter and Mirror, Mirror just hit my local cheap theaters. So they may be able to inch out a few more million as well. That may help Mirror, Mirror but John Carter will need DVD and eventual TV run just to break even. Did the author of that book make a sequel?
Men in Black 3' Posts Record Memorial Day Opening Weekend for Imax
Columbia Pictures’ action comedy, starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, grossed $12.7 million in 474 giant screen theaters worldwide.
TORONTO – Imax on Wednesday said Columbia Pictures’ Men in Black 3 posted a record Memorial Day opening weekend as it grossed $12.7 million in box office after a digitally remastered version screened in 474 of its theaters worldwide.
The action comedy’s four-day run took in $5.3 million domestically in 278 Imax theaters, while internationally the Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones-starrer grossed another $7.4 million on 196 Imax screens.
The previous Memorial Day weekend global box office record was held by Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
The first Men in Black franchise film to screen in Imax theaters included a preview six-minute clip of the upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man movie.