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'Gnomeo and Juliet' Tops U.S. Box Office Chart in Oscar Weekend

February 28, 2011 (4:29 am) GMT
The 3D Animation Disney film successful in topping the chart, followed by 'Hall Pass' in second place and 'Unknown (2011)' in the third.
'Gnomeo and Juliet' Tops U.S. Box Office Chart in Oscar Weekend

Animated Disney film "" has surprised movie experts by triumphing over 's new comedy "" to top the U.S. box office chart in its third week of release.

The 3D family favorite, which is based on the Shakespeare tale and features music by Sir , climbed to number one with takings of $14.2 million, boosting its total gross in the U.S. to $75.1 million.

"Hall Pass", directed by the Farrelly Brothers, debuted in second place with $13.4 million, while 's former chart-topper "" fell to three. 's "" is in sixth position, while 's new action movie "" only just managed to land at number nine with $5.1 million.

Top Ten Movies at Box Office for February 25-27:

  1. "" - $14.2 million
  2. "" - $ 13.4 million
  3. "" - $12.4 million
  4. "" - $11.1 million
  5. "" - $11 million
  6. "" - $9.2 million
  7. "" - $7.6 million
  8. "" - $7.5 million
  9. "" - $5.1 million
  10. "" - $2 million

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