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‘Valentine’s Day’ charms early box office

Warner pic on course to nab 4-day title

Warner Bros.’ “Valentine’s Day” charmed moviegoers in a big way at the domestic B.O. this Presidents Day Weekend, earning a three-day estimate of $52.4 million at 3,665 locations.

While complete figures for the long weekend won’t be available until tomorrow, Warner’s romantic ensemble is en route to top the four-day frame.

Twentieth Century Fox’s “Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief” claimed the No. 2 spot with an estimated $31.1 million at 3,356, followed by the frame’s other wide opener Universal’s “The Wolfman,” earning $30.6 million at 3,222.

At the specialty B.O., Fox Searchlight’s Bollywood offering “My Name is Khan” scored the frame’s highest per-screen average with $15,500, earning a total $1.9 million at 120 locations. “Khan” ranks as the biggest opening of a Bollywood film in the U.S.

The frame’s wide releases also saw solid day-and-date bows overseas in several key territories.

“Valentine’s Day” earned $34.4 million at 4,562 screens in 52 markets, topping Australia with $6.4 million at 373 screens and $4.7 million at 432 in the U.K, launching in the No. 2 spot. “Wolfman” opened in the U.K. — the film’s top grosser — with $3.4 million at 404 screens. Pic took in an estimated $21 million at 4,222 screens in 37 markets.

“Percy” grossed an estimated cume of $28 million at 5,800 screens in 63 markets with Russia as the top earner, totaling $3.6 million at 837 followed by France with $3.5 million at 586.

Domestically, “Valentine’s Day” saw a robust 26% uptick from Friday to Saturday, earning $18.4 million. Pic should continue to woo auds today with an estimated $19.3 million.

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