Cowboys & Aliens And Smurfs Tie For First Place!

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These two movies couldn’t be any more different.

Yet they’re both fighting for the first place spot at the box office this weekend.

Cowboys & Aliens and The Smurfs both grossed $36.2 million each over the past three days.

While Cowboys received generally favorable reviews, Smurfs was panned by critics. Luckily for them, kids aren’t too picky.

The other new release this weekend, Crazy, Stupid, Love, starring Steve Carell and Ryan Gosling, opened in fifth place, with a slightly better debut last week’s adult comedy Friends with Benefits.

As for the weekend’s top five, here is the complete list:

1. (tie) Cowboys & Aliens — $36.2 mil
1. (tie) The Smurfs — $36.2 mil
3. Captain America: The First Avenger — $24.9 mil
4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2 — $21.9 mil
5. Crazy, Stupid, Love. — $19.3 mil

So, what did U see this weekend, Perezcious readers??

Jul 31, 2011 6:00pm PDT

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