Russell Brand tops box office in two films

The children’s movie Hop, featuring the voice of Russell Brand as the Easter Bunny, continued to top the weekend box office, grossing an estimated additional $21.7 million (all figures U.S.), making this the third weekend in a row that a kids’ flick was the top movie. Russell Brand’s new movie Arthur debuted in second place with $12.6 million and 4 out of 5 stars from Tribute users. In third was the new movie, Hanna, about a teenage assassin, grossing $12.3 million and earning 4 stars. The true life drama Soul Surfer, about a teenage surfer who survives a shark attack, debuted in fourth place, earning a high Tribute viewer rating of 4.6 stars and $11.1 million at the box office. Insidious rounded out the top five with an additional $9.7 million and a 4 star rating.

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  1. L1feless • April 11, 2011 @ 10:09 AM

    oh no that means he will be offered more films….

  2. Germain • April 11, 2011 @ 12:54 PM

    L1feless, you took the words out of my mouth.

  3. C9tg5e • April 11, 2011 @ 2:14 PM

    Damn, he’s funny. I hope there’s a sequel.

  4. L1feless • April 11, 2011 @ 3:45 PM

    Germain it is a good thing I have at least one ally on here…

  5. C-Dub • April 11, 2011 @ 4:36 PM

    He can be funny, but like most ‘IT’ stars, they get a ton of offers and we get saturated with their films and such then they die off. See many Jim Carrey movies lately? Maybe one a year now? See many Dane Cook movies lately. And I can go on about dramtic actors and such.

  6. Germain • April 12, 2011 @ 2:07 PM

    C-Dub, I agree with you, he was good in Get him To The Greek and Sarah Marshall but what else can he do? Arthur is a good vehicule for him but you can’t remake a classic like that. Type casting is inevitable for those types of actors.

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