New ‘Star Trek’ “Lives Long and Prospers”-Box Office Results: May 8-10

The big movie this weekend was hands-down Star Trek. It had a promising Thursday night premiere, grossing $7 million. And on Friday, it made $23.8 million more! So for the weekend total, the sci-fi thriller "prospered" an estimated $72.5 million. This was also the most attended Trek movie of all time and also held the biggest opening. And, to top even that off, IMAX screenings of Star Trek made $8.5 million. It passed The Dark Knight's $6.3 million cutoff. Looks like another hit for Paramount!

X-Men Origins: Wolverine fell 68% to an estimated $27 million in its second weekend. Its ten-day total is now an estimated $130 million.

Ghost of Girlfriends Past also dropped 32% to an estimated $10.5 million. Its ten-day total now an estimated $30.2 million.

Another movie opening this weekend, Next Day Air was obviously no competition to the J.J Abrams reboot, however it still managed to rake in $4.1 million in 6th place.

Obsessed still holds decent box office results. In its third weekend in theaters, it fell 46% to $6.6 million.

Finishing in 7th place, The Soloist grossed an estimated $3.9 million in its third weekend.

Below are the box office results from May 8th-May 10th according to studio estimates Sunday-

  1. Star Trek…$72.5 million
  2. X-Men Origins: Wolverine…$27 million
  3. Ghost of Girlfriends Past…$10.5 million
  4. Obsessed…$6.6 million
  5. 17 Again…$4.2 million
  6. Next Day Air…$4.1 million
  7. The Soloist…$3.9 million
  8. Monsters vs. Aliens…$3.3 million
  9. Earth (2009)…$2.7 million
  10. Hannah Montana: The Movie…$2.2 million

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