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Monday, June 27, 2011

Weekend Box Office Ranking (USA) June 24 / 26 new in this week #1 Cars 2 #2 Bad Teacher



1     (new)     Cars 2  /  Youtube
Directed by John Lasseter, Brad Lewis and starring Larry the Cable Guy , Owen Wilson, Emily Mortimer, Michael Caine, Eddie Izzard - Star racecar Lightning McQueen and the incomparable tow truck Mater take their friendship to exciting new places when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world's fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage....
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2     (new)     Bad Teacher  /  Youtube
Directed by Jake Kasdan and starring Cameron Diaz, Lucy Punch, Jason Segel, Justin Timberlake, John Michael Higgins - Some teachers just don't give an F. For example, there's Elizabeth. She's foul-mouthed, ruthless, and inappropriate. She drinks, she gets high, and she can't wait to marry her meal ticket and get out of her bogus day job. When she's dumped by her fiance, she sets her plan in motion to win over a rich, handsome substitute - competing for his affections with an overly energetic colleague, Amy. When Elizabeth...

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3     (1)     Green Lantern  /  Youtube
  Directed by Martin Campbell and starring Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong, Tim Robbins, Angela Bassett - In a universe as vast as it is mysterious, a small but powerful force has existed for centuries. Protectors of peace and justice, they are called the Green Lantern Corps. A brotherhood of warriors sworn to keep intergalactic order, each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power in the Universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lie in the hands of their newest recruit, the first human ever selected: Hal Jordan. Hal is a gifted and cocky test pilot, but the Green Lanterns have little respect for humans, who have never harnessed the infinite powers of the ring before. But Hal is clearly the missing piece to the puzzle, and along with his determination and willpower, he has one thing no member of the Corps has ever had: humanity. With the encouragement of fellow pilot and childhood sweetheart Carol Ferris (Blake Lively), if Hal can quickly master his new powers and find the courage to overcome his fears, he may prove to be not only the key to defeating Parallax...he will become the greatest Green Lantern of all. (Warner Bros. Pictures)
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4     (2)     Super 8  /  Youtube 
Directed by J.J. Abrams and starring Kyle Chandler, Elle Fanning, Joel Courtney, Gabriel Basso, Noah Emmerich - In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local Deputy tries to uncover the truth - something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined. (Paramount Pictures)
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5     (3)     Mr. Popper's Penguins  /  Youtube
  Directed by Mark Waters and starring Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, Madeline Carroll, Angela Lansbury, Ophelia Lovibond - Growing up in Brooklyn, New York, young Tommy Popper looks forward to the moments when, on his tiptoes to reach a ham radio in his bedroom, he can talk to his world-traveling father. Years later, Tommy is now Mr. Popper, a highly successful real estate developer in Manhattan. Amicably divorced from Amanda, with two children he sees on alternate weekends, Mr. Popper lives the life of luxury in his ultra-modern... (20th Century Fox Distribution)
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6     (4)     X-Men: First Class  /  Youtube
Directed by Matthew Vaughn and starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, January Jones, Zoe Kravitz, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Bacon - X-Men: First Class charts the epic beginning of the X-Men saga, and  reveals a secret history of famous global events. Before mutants had  revealed themselves to the world, and before Charles Xavier and Erik  Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men  discovering their powers for the first time. Not archenemies, they were  instead at first the closest of friends, working together with other  Mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop Armageddon. In the process, a  grave rift between them opened, which began the eternal war between  Magneto's Brotherhood and Professor X's X-Men.  (20th Century Fox)
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7     (5)     The Hangover Part II  /  Youtube     
Directed  by Todd Phillips and starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach  Galifianakis, Justin Bartha, Ken Jeong, Jamie Chung - Phil, Stu, Alan  and Doug travel to exotic Thailand for Stu's wedding. What happens in  Vegas may stay in Vegas, but what happens in Bangkok can't even be  imagined. (Warner Brothers) .
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8     (7)    Bridesmaids Youtube 
Directed by Paul Feig and starring Kristen Wiig, Rose Byrne, Chris O'Dowd, Maya Rudolph, Ellie Kemper - Annie's    life is a mess. But when she finds  out her lifetime best friend is    engaged, she simply must serve as  Lillian's maid of honor. Though    lovelorn and broke, Annie bluffs her way  through the expensive and    bizarre rituals. With one chance to get it  perfect, she'll show Lillian    and her bridesmaids just how far you'll go  for someone you love.   (Universal Pictures)
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9     (8)     Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides  /  Youtube 
 Directed   by Rob Marshall and starring Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Ian McShane,   Geoffrey Rush, Astrid Berges-Frisbey, Sam Claflin - Captain Jack  Sparrow  unexpectedly finds himself on an adventure with the fierce  pirate  Blackbeard and a woman from his past - (Disney)
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10     (9)    Midnight in Paris  /  Youtube
Directed by Woody Allen and starring Kathy Bates, Adrien Brody, Carla Bruni, Marion Cotillard, Rachel McAdams - A family, including a young couple, travels to Paris, France for business and have their lives transformed.

last weekend´s ranking in brackets

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