BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: ‘Cowboys & Aliens’ and ‘The Smurfs’ Tie with $36.2 Million

This weekend’s race is too close to call, with both new releases vying for box office supremacy.


Sources: Box Office Mojo

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  1. Gina39

    i am going to see that movie cowsboys and aliens some people have said that its better than iron man films.

    4 years agoby @gina39Flag

  2. Gina39

    @ejk1-i didnt say that the movie wasn't going to make any money just i think its not going to make the kind of money that transformers dark of the moon did. the studios were hoping that cap would make that but because of the downloading and bootlegging they will not get as much money as it should. i like the story of captain america just dont see it being a big 300 or 500 million dollar hit. just my opinion

    4 years agoby @gina39Flag

  3. RojoDiablo

    I missed A&C this weekend but I'm there one evening this week!

    4 years agoby @rojodiabloFlag

  4. moviegeek

    Cowboys and Aliens came out on top after official numbers :) it won by $811,000! Phew.

    4 years agoby @moviegeekFlag

  5. ROFLitschristian

    On a brighter note, Harry Potter broke $1 billion! That's what's up.

    4 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  6. The Boondock Saint

    @thedude1 true.....but people should still go see cowboys & aliens anyways.......its worth the loss of ur house!

    4 years agoby @combatmadness360Flag

  7. TheDude1

    @combatmadness360 True but I never said go out and see Cowboys and Aliens either. With the way the economy is nowadays you shouldn't just go out to the theater because you can you should go because there is something good playing.

    4 years agoby @thedude1Flag

  8. Spongebob_Boxofficepants

    however, i thought HP7.2 will gonna jump back!

    4 years agoby @spongebob-boxofficepantsFlag

  9. Spongebob_Boxofficepants

    awesome the first tie i have ever seen!

    4 years agoby @spongebob-boxofficepantsFlag

  10. bipolarmassive

    A tie? What's wrong with you people! Smurfs? Please!

    4 years agoby @addictionnonfatelFlag

  11. The Boondock Saint

    @thedude1 well, come on, most ppl aren't exactly gonna bring their five yr. olds to (the amazing) cowboys & aliens......all though they should...

    4 years agoby @combatmadness360Flag

  12. Monkeyiron 2.0

    cause the guy who made dis article iz a Smurfs fan @corey

    4 years agoby @monkeyiron2-0Flag

  13. Corey W.

    Kind of surprised. But why does Smurf have to go first?! :P

    4 years agoby @coreyFlag

  14. ejk1

    @gina39 Um, Cap already has over 116 million domestic. It doing just fine.

    4 years agoby @ejk1Flag

  15. TheDude1

    This is yet another reason why a lot of people are stupid. They would spend money on a terrible movie like The Smurfs.

    4 years agoby @thedude1Flag

  16. GL.TDK.TF.

    @CelluloidDreams i agree with you "C&A" didn't deliver at all, on the other hand "Crazy, Stupid,Love" was 10x better.

    4 years agoby @GL-TDK-TFFlag

  17. CelluloidDreams

    Also this weekend, the "Harry Potter" finale became the first of the franchise's eight movies to top $1 billion at the box office worldwide

    4 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  18. CelluloidDreams

    "Cowboys & Aliens" and "The Smurfs" ..TIE!!! Rally ...I guess people did waste their movie dollar this weekend!

    I read that "Cowboys" performed about as well on its first weekend as "Super 8," one of the only other movies to be released this summer with a largely original concept.

    4 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  19. CelluloidDreams

    I saw "Cowboys & Aliens" and "Crazy Stupid Love"!

    I wasn't that impressed with "Cowboys & Aliens ...found it more hype than anything elese... "Cowboys & Aliens" started to get drawl, and lag towards the end...I will have admit their were at least 2 parts that my eyes started to close

    4 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  20. Monkeyiron 2.0

    @ghostman actually i did because i choosed the smurfs over CbAA

    4 years agoby @monkeyiron2-0Flag

  21. Kazuma_47

    @m2 Agreed.

    4 years agoby @kazuma-47Flag

  22. m2

    Crazy,Stupid,Love needs more love. I thought it was a great film.

    4 years agoby @m2Flag

  23. Gina39

    i saw harry potter with my kids that was okay nothing special i guess u have to be a fan to love this kind of stuff. i want to see cowboys and aliens and crazy stupid love.

    4 years agoby @gina39Flag

  24. JonSpidey07

    cant remember the last time two movies tied for the box office one weekend

    4 years agoby @jonspidey07Flag

  25. Ghostman

    Unbelievable! I never would've thought that both Cowboys & Aliens and The Smurfs would tie for number 1! At least HP made a billion worldwide and has become the highest earning film in the series with 320mil est :)

    4 years agoby @ghostmanFlag

  26. Gina39

    wow 36 million...i think captain america will make a 100 million and that will be it.

    4 years agoby @gina39Flag

  27. Chris

    Does anyone know when was the last time this has happen?
    I thought the smurfs would've bombed.

    4 years agoby @unknown21Flag

  28. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Least Potter made it's billion and close beating out Sorcerer's Stone at the domestic numbers

    4 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  29. T.Clark

    @kingbrady Do they need to be familiar with them in order to want to see the movie? Your argument makes no sense. It's little blue cartoon people aimed at their audience...they don't need to know whether they're Smurfs or not. "Mommy, daddy, I wanna see that movie!"

    4 years agoby @insertusernamehereFlag

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