*“Baggage Claim” fell victim to “cloudy” skies over the weekend.
Fox Searchlight’s romantic comedy, ” which features Paula Patton as a love-seeking flight attendant, opened in fourth place with $9.3 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
In comparison, the animated Sony sequel “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” opened in first place with $35 million. That’s up from its $30.3 million during the original’s opening weekend in 2009.
Last week’s top film, “Prisoners,” co-starring Viola Davis and Terrence Howard, slid to second place. The Warner Bros. kidnapping thriller nabbed $11.3 million in its second weekend, bringing its total domestic haul to $38.9 million.
Universal’s Formula One tale “Rush,” directed by Ron Howard and starring Chris Hemsworth, drove into the third position with $10.3 million in its second week after expanding to 2,297 theaters in wide release.
“Don Jon” debuted at No. 5 with $9 million. The film was written, directed by and stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, as well as Scarlett Johansson and Julianne Moore.