‘Sucker Punch’ tops Friday B.O.

New Warner Bros. pic earns $8 million in 3,033 engagements

Zach Snyder’s “Sucker Punch” won the first round of the weekend box office Friday, narrowly defeating Fox’s “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules.” The Warner Bros offering earned about $8 million in 3,033 engagements while kid-friendly “Rodrick” is close behind with $7.3 million in 3,167 runs.

Relativity Media’s “Limitless” collected about $4.7 million in 2,805 engagements, while “The Lincoln Lawyer” from Lionsgate took in about $3 million in 2,707 runs. Rounding out the top five was Paramount’s “Rango,” which earned about $2.4 million in 3,645 engagements.

Universal pic “Paul” collected about $2.3 million in 2,806 runs.”Battle: Los Angeles” from Sony took in about $2.2 million in 3,118 engagements.

Universal’s “The Adjustment Bureau,” (2,282 runs) and Warner Bros. pic “Red Riding Hood” (2,715 engagements) both earned about $1.3 million.

Finishing up the top 10 was Disney’s 3D pic “Mars Needs Moms,” which earned about $525,000 in 2,170 runs.