Shrek Forever After’s maintained its position at the top of the US/Canada box office on Thursday, June 3. The 3D animated fantasy grossed $3.61 million (+4.8% from Wednesday), according to Box Office Mojo.
Michael Patrick King’s Sex and the City 2, starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon, and Kristin Davis, was once again the no. 2 movie, with $3.06m.
At no. 3, Mike Newell’s Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, and Ben Kingsley, earned $2.29m.
Starring Amanda Seyfried, Christopher Egan, and Vanessa Redgrave, Letters to Juliet was no. 6 with $723k. Next in line was Will Forte’s MacGruber with $203k.
Rounding out the top eleven were Tina Fey’s Date Night with $186k, Queen Latifah’s Just Wright with $178k, Gerard Butler’s How to Train Your Dragon with $98k, and Jackie Earle Haley’s A Nightmare on Elm Street with $92k.
Among the top eleven movies, Sex and the City 2 had the highest per-theater average, $890. MacGruber had the lowest, $80.
Also among the top eleven, MacGruber had the worst drop-off rate from the previous day, -11.2%. How to Train Your Dragon posted the highest gains, +12.7%.
Photo: Sex and the City 2 (Craig Blankenhorn / New Line / Warner Bros.)