2 February 2013 10:35 AM, PST | Box Office Mojo | See recent BoxOfficeMojo.com news »

To kick off Super Bowl weekend, zombie romance Warm Bodies easily took first place on Friday ahead of some quiet holdovers. Among the other newcomers, Bullet to the Head was a miss, while Stand Up Guys barely registered.Warm Bodies opened to $8.1 million, which includes $520,000 from Thursday night previews. That's lower than Zombieland's $9.45 million, and also a tad off from Chronicle's $8.6 million on the same Friday last year. Still, this is a very good tally for such a unique movie; Summit is now forecasting between $19 and $20 million for the three-day frame.Last weekend's champion Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters fell 51 percent to an estimated $2.9 million. Through eight days, the movie has grossed $28.2 million, which is more than The Brothers Grimm ($21.5 million) and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter ($24.9 million).In third place, Silver Linings Playbook added an estimated $2.42 million. Remarkably, that's actually up three percent from last Friday, which reinforces how »

- Ray Subers <mail@boxofficemojo.com>

Report a problem



Similar News Items

Sylvester Stallone
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners