Box Office Report: 'Odd Life of Timothy Green' Opens Wednesday to $2.3 Mil

The Odd Life of Timothy Green - Movie Still: Group Singing - H - 2011

The fantasy-drama, directed by Peter Hedges, stars Jennifer Garner and Joel Edgerton.

Disney's The Odd Life of Timothy Green opened to $2.3 million at the Wednesday box office as it looks to build midweek heat before the weekend.

Peter Hedges directs Jennifer Garner and Joel Edgerton in the fantasy-drama, about a childless couple who dream up a 10-year-old boy, played by CJ Adams.

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Timothy Green nabbed an A- CinemaScore, although reviews have been mixed. The film's target audience is females and families.

Last Wednesday, Sony's adult-skewing dramedy Hope Springs likewise opened to $2.3 million on its way to scoring a five-day debut of $19.1 million, a better-than-expected number.

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Box office observers believe Timothy Green will post a five-day debut in the $15 million range or better. The film placed No. 3 on Wednesday behind The Bourne Legacy and The Campaign.

There's no shortage of competition this weeked as a pack of new films open -- The Expendables 2, animated family entry ParaNorman and Sparkle.