Monday 18 December 2017

Valentine's Day breaks US record

Valentine's Day has broken President's Day weekend records
Valentine's Day has broken President's Day weekend records

Valentine's Day has debuted with record revenues of 63.1 million dollars over the long President's Day weekend in the US.

The all-star movie - featuring Ashton Kutcher, Jessica Alba, Jennifer Garner, Taylor Swift, Taylor Lautner, Julia Roberts, Emma Roberts, Anne Hathaway, Garry Marshall, Topher Grace and Bradley Cooper - beat previous record-holder Ghost Rider, which pulled in 52 million dollars over the four-day holiday weekend in 2007.

Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief was second in box ofice takings with 38.7 million dollars, followed by The Wolfman with 35.6 million.

Avatar took 28.8 million dollars while Dear John was in fifth with 18.2 million.

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