Results for April 16-18:
1. Kick-Ass – $19.8 million
2. How to Train Your Dragon – $19.6 million
3. Date Night – $16.7 million
4. Death at a Funeral – $16.2 million
5. Clash of the Titans – $15.4 million
UPDATE: It seems like all of the studio estimates predicted their movie grosses a bit too high. When the actual results came in, Kick-Ass ended up being the number one movie in America with $19.8 million. How to Train Your Dragon fell to the runner-up spot with $19.6 million.
Rounding out the Top 5 were Date Night ($16.7 million), Death at a Funeral ($16.2 million), and Clash of the Titans ($15.4 million).
Opening wide this weekend are three films: the J-Lo romantic-comedy The Back-Up Plan, the action flick The Losers, and the documentary Oceans.