Navy SEALs’ ‘Act of Valor’ triumphs at weekend box office

New York: ‘Act of Valor’, the low-budget, action flick featuring active-duty members of the Navy SEALs, claimed the no. 1 spot at the box office in its debut weekend, collecting over 24.7 million dollars. The 12-million-dollar film was graded an A by opening-weekend audiences.

New films from bold-faced names Jennifer Aniston and Amanda Seyfried, meanwhile, just plain bombed, a website has reported. Aniston’s ‘Wanderlust’, costarring Paul Rudd, was placed at the eighth place in Top 10 with just 6.6 million dollars, as per Friday-Sunday estimates. The Seyfried thriller ‘Gone’ was even weaker, landing up in the ninth place with 5 million dollars.

The rundown of the weekend’s top movies, according to Friday-Sunday domestic estimates as reported by the studios and Exhibitor Relations include -

‘Act of Valor’, 24.7 million dollars
‘Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds’, 16 million dollars
‘Journey 2: The Mysterious Island’, 13.5 million dollars
‘Safe House’, 11.4 million dollars
‘The Vow’, 10 million dollars
‘Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance’, 8.8 million dollars
‘This Means War’, 8.5 million dollars
‘Wanderlust’, 6.6 million dollars
‘Gone’, million dollars
‘The Secret of Arrietty’, 4.5 million dollars