Alex O’Loughlin and Jennifer Lopez’s romantic comedy The Back-up Plan remained the No. 1 movie at the U.S. and Canada box office on Thursday — surely its very last day at the top — earning $805K according to Box Office Mojo.
Featuring the voices of Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, and Gerard Butler, How to Train Your Dragon was closed behind, with $770K at #2.
Up two spots, Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud’s underwater documentary Oceans was #5, with $646K.
Down one spot, The Losers, starring Avatar’s Zoe Saldana, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Chris Evans, took in $607K at #6. Next in line was Louis Leterrier’s 3D fantasy adventure Clash of the Titans, starring Sam Worthington, with $594K.
Neil LaBute’s Death at a Funeral, with Chris Rock and Martin Lawrence, took in $521K at #8.
Rounding out the top twelve were Miley Cyrus’ The Last Song with $225K, John Cusack’s Hot Tub Time Machine with $190K, Johnny Depp’s Alice in Wonderland with $156K, and Jennifer Aniston’s The Bounty Hunter with $123K.
Among the top twelve movies, Oceans posted the largest increase, +13.4 percent, while The Black-up Plan had the biggest drop-off rate, a small -3.2 percent.
Also among the top twelve, Oceans had the highest per-theater average, $536; The Bounty Hunter had the lowest, $78.
Also of note: James Cameron’s Avatar with $79K, Hubble 3D with $77K, Roman Polanski’s The Ghost Writer with $44K, Julianna Margulies’ City Island with $27K, Leonardo DiCaprio’s Shutter Island $25K, and Ben Stiller’s Greenberg with $18K.
Plus, Kristen Stewart’s The Runaways $17K, Matt Damon’s Green Zone with $14K, Robert Pattinson’s Remember Me with $10K, Sandra Bullock’s The Blind Side with $3K, Robert Downey Jr’s Sherlock Holmes with $2K.
No figures were available for Noomi Rapace’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, or Ricardo Darin’s The Secret in Their Eyes.
Photo: The Back-Up Plan (CBS Films)