Russell Brand dominates weekend Box Office with `Hop` and `Arthur`

Last Updated: Apr 11, 2011, 21:19 PM IST

Washington: Russell Brand’s animated comedy ‘Hop’ remains the top movie for the second-straight weekend with 21.7 million dollars, beating out the actor`s new live-action comedy ‘Arthur’.

The Warner Bros. remake of Dudley Moore`s 1981 romance about a rich, drunken man-child finally learning to grow up, ‘Arthur’ was a distant second with a modest debut of 12.6 million dollars, according to studio estimates Sunday, reports Fox News.

Opening close behind at No. 3 with 12.3 million dollars was Focus Features`` ‘Hanna,’ the tale of a teenager trained as a killing machine that stars Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana and Saoirse Ronan.

Here are the top 10 movies which have won this weekend:
‘Hop,’ 21.7 million dollars
2. ‘Arthur,’ 12.6 million dollars.
3. ‘Hanna,’ 12.3 million dollars.
4. ‘Soul Surfer,’ 11.1 million dollars.
5. ‘Insidious,’ 9.7 million dollars.
6. ‘Your Highness,’ 9.5 million dollars.
7. ‘Source Code,’ 9.1 million dollars.
8. ‘Limitless,’ 5.7 million dollars.
9. ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules,’ 4.9 million dollars.
10. ‘The Lincoln Lawyer,’ 4.6 million dollars.

ANI