'Valor' conquers U.S. box office

Feb. 26, 2012 at 8:44 PM
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LOS ANGELES, D.C., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- "Act of Valor," with real Navy SEALs on screen, took the top spot at the box office for Oscar weekend with $24.7 million in gross U.S. receipts.

"Tyler Perry's Good Deeds," written and directed by Tyler Perry and starring, well, Tyler Perry, was second with $16 million.

All studio estimates of gross U.S. box office receipts are via Box Office Mojo.

"Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" was third with more than $13.47 million; "Safe House" fourth with $11.4 million; "The Vow" fifth with $10 million; "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance" sixth with $8.8 million; "This Means War" seventh with $8.5 million; "Wanderlust" eighth with $6.6 million; "Gone" ninth with $5 million.

"The Secret World of Arrietty" rounded out the Top 10 with more than $4.5 million.

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