At The Movies: ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ Returns To #1 During Worst Movie Weekend

By Tim Boswell  |  04/26/2010

How to train your Dragon movie"How to Train Your Dragon" returned to #1 in its fifth weekend, beating out Jennifer Lopez's new film "The Back-Up Plan", the action flick "The Losers", and the Disney nature film "Oceans."

"Dragon" earned another $15 million, taking its domestic take to $178 million.

Debuting at a weak #2, with $12.3 million, was Jennifer Lopez's romantic comedy "The Back-up Plan." The Steve Carell and Tina Fey comedy, "Date Night", was close behind at #3 with $10.6 million.

Among the weekend's other newcomers, the Warner Bros. action flick "The Losers" flopped at #4 with $9.6 million; and Walt Disney's nature film "Oceans" had a solid opening for a documentary, coming in at #8 with $6 million.

Closing out the top 5 was "Kick-Ass" in its second weekend, earning $9.5 million.

According to reports, Hollywood revenues topped out at $100 million, the lowest-grossing weekend of the year.

That wraps things up this weekend. Next weekend, look out for the family comedy "Furry Vengeance", and the revamped version of "A Nightmare on Elm Street" starring Jackie Earle Haley as Freddy Kruger.

This weekend's top 10 is as follows:

1 - "How to Train Your Dragon," $15 million.
2 - "The Back-Up Plan," $12.3 million.
3 - "Date Night," $10.6 million.
4 - "The Losers," $9.6 million.
5 - "Kick Ass," $9.5 million.
6 - "Clash of the Titans," $9 million.
7 - "Death at the Funeral," $8 million.
8 - "Oceans," $6 million.
9 - "The Last Song," $3.7 million.
10 - "Alice in Wonderland (2010)," $2.2 million.