Johnny In Wonderland As New Film Breaks Winter Box Office And 3-D Records
JOHNNY DEPP has proven he's still the box office king after setting new winter box office records around the world with his latest TIM BURTON collaboration, ALICE IN WONDERLAND.
The fantasy film has already recouped the $200 million (£125 million) Disney bosses spent on it - in just three days.
The movie has picked up a staggering $210.3 million (£131.4 million) globally since its release on Friday (05Mar10), scoring the biggest 3-D opening ever and the biggest-ever opening in the first quarter of the year.
The film opened in America with an estimated $116.3 million (£72.7 million), easily beating the winter record set by The Passion of the Christ in 2004.
Richard Gere and Ethan Hawke's new cop drama Brooklyn's Finest opens in second place with $13.5 million (GBP8.4 million), while former box office number one Shutter Island falls to three with a $13.3 million (GBP8.3 million) weekend.
Cop Out and Avatar round out the new top five.