Box Office: “Hop” Leaps to #1 Spot

Hop, starring Russell Brand as the voice of the Easter Bunny, opened in first place at the weekend box office, surpassing expectations with a $38.1 million debut.  Jake Gyllenhaal’s Source Code opened in second place.   Last weekend’s top movie, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules, fell to fourth place.

THIS WEEKEND’S TOP 10 MOVIES — APRIL 1-3

  1. Hop, $38.1 million
  2. Source Code, $15.1 million
  3. Insidious, $13.5 million
  4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules, $10.2 million
  5. Limitless, $9.4 million
  6. The Lincoln Lawyer, $7.1 million
  7. Sucker Punch, $6.1 million
  8. Rango, $4.6 million
  9. Paul, $4.3 million
  10. Battle: Los Angeles, $3.5 million