Hollywood film Rio, which was released on 15 April in North America, has beaten the movie Scream 4 at the Box Office. According to sources, the 3D computer-animated flick, which has been produced with an amount of $90 million, has earned estimated $40 million in its ticket sales from 3,826 theaters in just three days, while Scream 4 managed to collect $19.3 million.
According to the Box Office records, the 20th Century Fox movie topped the chart pushing the Scream 4 to the second spot. The second installment of Scream franchise had raked in $32.9 million and Scream 3 had collected $34.7 million at the domestic box office. But when compared to them, the latest installment did not star well at the collection centres.
However, Scream 4 has been floowed by Hop and Soul Surfer in the third and forth spots respectively. Hop has grossed about $11.2 million, while Soul Surfer obtained $7.4 million. Saoirse Ronan's Hanna, which was in the second spot last week, has been pushed down to fifth position.
The following are the Top Ten films at Box Office for April 15-17:
1 Rio - $40 million
2 Scream 4 - $19.3 million
3 Hop - $11.2 million
4 Soul Surfer - $7.4 million
5 Hanna - $7.3 million
6 Arthur - $6.9 million
7 Insidious - $6.8 million
8 Source Code - $6.3 million
9 The Conspirator - $3.9 million
10 Your Highness - $3.9 million