Weekend Box Office Roundup: August 1-4, 2013

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The month of August began with a major shift in the box office.

Smurfs 2
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The Smurfs 2 opened at no. 1, earning €373,530 over the weekend and moving former no.1 The Wolverine further to the no. 3 spot.

The action-packed, superhero film starring Hugh Jackman made €253,575 over the weekend and €1,117,837 in two weeks.The second installment of Despicable Me fell two places from no. 2. The computer-animated 3D comedy film from Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment has so far made €5,451,792 on its 6th week. A new comer, The Heat, opened at no. 2 with a weekend gross of €274,869. Finally, Pacific Rim fell to no.5 from no.3, earning €1,149,781 on its third week.

Netherlands’ Spijt! is now on its 7th week and has made a total of €2,463,990.

The top 5 movies from  August 1-4, 2013:

This Weekend

Last Weekend Movie Weekend Gross Screens Gross-to-Date

Week

1

New The Smurfs 2 €373,530 195 €986,049 1

2

New The Heat €274,869 75 €354,762 1

3

1 The Wolverine €253,575 101 €1,117,837

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4 2 Despicable Me 2 €186,077 235 €5,451,792

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5 3 Pacific Rim €143,580 94 €1,149,781

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Source: Box Office Mojo (Netherlands)

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