Silver Surfer Soars over the Box Office

The Box Office Report has been updated with studio estimates for the weekend. Be sure to check back on Monday for final figures based on actual box office. As projected based on early estimates, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer has surpassed the opening weekend of the original movie by just $1.4 million, having grossed an estimated $57.4 million in 3,959 theatres, an average of $14.5k per site. Warner Bros.’ modernization of the classic literary detective Nancy Drew wasn’t able to find nearly as much of the teen and ‘tween girl audience as it hoped, pulling in just $7.1 million in business in 2,612 theatres to open in 7th place over the weekend.