Win Network ; Place Life ; Show Secretariat
Sony's The Social Network got more "Like" votes than any other movie over the weekend as it held on to the box-office lead in its second week with an estimated $15.5 million in ticket sales. Combined with strong mid-week business, the film about the origins of Facebook has now earned about $46.1 million after ten days. Three films made their debuts with mediocre results. Warner Bros.' Life as We Know It came in second with around $14.6 million, followed by Disney's Secretariat in third place with $12.6 million. Universal's horror flick, Wes Craven's My Soul to Take , found few takers as it opened with $6.9 million. The box office remained sluggish, with total receipts some 15 percent below those for the comparable week a year ago.
The top ten films for the weekend, according to studio estimates compiled by Box Office Mojo 1. The Social Network , $15.5 million; 2. Life as We Know It , $14.6 million; 3. Secretariat , $12.6 million; 4. Legend of the Guardians The Owls of Ga'Hoole , $7 million; 5. My Soul to Take , $6.9 million; 6. The Town , $6.4 million; 7. Wall Street Money Never Sleeps , $4.6 million; 8. Easy A , $4.2 million; 9. Case 39 , $2.6 million; 10. You Again , $2.5 million.