Box Office Smurf Wrapup: Cowboys & Aliens Gets Smurfed - Rotten Tomatoes

Box Office Smurf Wrapup: Cowboys & Aliens Gets Smurfed

by Gitesh Pandya | Monday, Aug. 01 2011

Summary

In a stunning development, two studios estimated the exact same opening weekend gross for their new big-budget summer films making for a tie for the number one spot at the North American box office. Sony's 3D kidpic The Smurfs performed well above expectations while Universal's action entry Cowboys & Aliens failed to meet its projected target. Each studio estimated a $36.2M weekend gross including a $10.1M Sunday figure. Once actual Sunday sales are counted on Monday, the true rankings will be decided. Back to Article

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