The Nicholas Sparks romantic drama "Safe Haven" overperforms to clear $34 million, while "Escape From Planet Earth" also pleases with $21 million; YA film property "Beautiful Creatures" takes in a dismal $11.5 million.
The Bruce Willis action pic now is expected to top the Valentine's Day-Presidents Day stretch; "Safe Haven" is on course for five-day opening of $35 million but was beaten by holdover "Identity Thief" for the weekend itself.Read more
UPDATED: The Nicholas Sparks pic stars Julianne Hough and Josh Duhamel; the fifth installment in the Bruce Willis action franchise earns $8.3 million and should still win the long President's Day weekend.
UPDATED: The action pic opens on Valentine’s Day opposite female-fueled “Safe Haven” and “Beautiful Creatures”; animated pic "Escape From Planet Earth" debuts Friday as the long Presidents Day weekend gets underway.Read more
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