Cowboys and Aliens, which has been made with a budget of $163 million, was predicted $40 million opening, but the Jon Favreau directed flick has fallen short due to its fierce battle with family movie The Smurfs. Meanwhile, the animated film has grossed $15 million more than the projected $25 million.
However, last week's release Captain America: The First Avenger has been pushed down to the third position with its collection reaching $24.9 million. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 has landed in fourth position with it estimated $21.9 million.
The following is the list of top ten movies at Box Office:
1. Cowboys and Aliens - $36.2 million (tied)
1. The Smurfs - $36.2 million (tied)
3. Captain America: The First Avenger - $24.9 million
4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 - $21.9 million
5. Crazy, Stupid, Love - $19.3 million
6. Friends with Benefits - $9.3 million
7. Horrible Bosses - $7.1 million
8. Transformers: Dark of the Moon - $6 million
9. Zookeeper - $4.2 million
10. Cars 2 - $2.3 million
Cowboys and Aliens and The Smurfs are tied for the top position at the US Box Office. According to estimates, both Hollywood movies have grossed $36.2 million each in the opening weekend. The winner will be decided on Monday morning. Another film Crazy, Stupid, Love, which debuted this weekend, has landed at number five.