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Green Lantern Makes The Most Green This Weekend! Lands #1 Spot At The Box Office!

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Really, people? We prefer Ryan Reynolds in tight green spandex to Jim Carrey and adorable penguins???

…Okay, we suppose we see your point! LOLz.

After bringing in an impressive $3.35 mil from midnight showings last week, Green Lantern was expected to make around $55 mil over its opening weekend, and it def came close!

Ryan's superhero flick brought in $52.7 mil over the weekend, which was good enough to land a #1 spot at the Box Office, but still not TOO impressive given the movie's $200 million budget.

Also, it didn't fare too well against other recent superhero movies' opening weekends, including X-Men: First Class which opened at $56 mil, and Thor, which opened with an impressive $66 mil.

As far as the other top spots for this weekend are concerned, Super 8 landed the #2 position with another $21.4 mil, while Mr. Popper's Penguins got 3rd place with $18.45 mil.

X-Men ended up in fourth place, earning another $11.9 mil, and we'd like to give a special shout-out to Bridesmaids, which earned another $7.1 mil this weekend, bringing its gross to an impressive $136.4 mil so far!

What movies did U see this weekend? Did U go for superheroes, penguins, aliens, or funny ladies???

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8 comments to “Green Lantern Makes The Most Green This Weekend! Lands #1 Spot At The Box Office!”

  1. 1

    I was dragged to both movies this weekend and was majorly surprised. The Green Lantern was very good and entertaining. The whole audience loved it. I saw Mr. Popper's Penguins with the little ones and they squealed and laughed throughout the movie. It is a kid's movie and for an adult it is cute and entertaining but all the kids in the theatre loved loved loved it.

  2. 2

    Ryan Reynolds is super sexy. HOT HOT HOT ! ! !

  3. 3

    My favorite line from the last South Park episode is when Stan is at the movies with his friends and the preview of Mr. Popper's Penguins comes on: "JIm Carry returns to the screen with a bunch of dancing little sh!ts, and you're all going to see it because F*CK YOU!!!!!!" LOL. I don't even like South Park and I laughed at this one.

  4. 4

    GL was not as terrible as many critics have implied. It could have been so much better if it had a cohesive storyline and a more imaginative director, And whoever designed the planet Oa, should be banned from ever working on any movie, ever again. This movie was chock-full of some of the ugliest CGI I have ever seen. Note: it wasn't the quality of the CGI, it was what the artists chose to render. Who fault was that? Seriously, we need to blame someone.

  5. cika says – reply to this


    Are people that desperate to go to the movies???

  6. Low says – reply to this


    Ryan Reynolds is NOT a good Green Lantern… and the story sucked.

    It's a shame. GL is a cool hero.

  7. 7

    Sorry have not been to the movies in two weeks and will not go until they get some decent movies out there (and yes, I did like Bridesmaids and also Midnight in Paris). Even going to a matinee and with a senior discount, it is not worth my money now for a mediocre movie. And I used to go to the movies once a week, often twice, but have to be more careful with my income these days and make it go further.

  8. 8

    I want to see how bad it plummets this week, everyone I know who saw it said it SUCKED big time. Bring on Captain America!!!