safe house Box Office: Top 4 movies all earn over $20 million Presidents Day weekendThe Friday-Saturday-Sunday numbers for Presidents Day weekend are in and they are pretty strong, with four movies finishing with over $20 million apiece. “Safe House,” “The Vow,” “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance” and “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island” all earned over $20 million, with the top two, “Safe House” and “The Vow,” earning over $23 million each.

“This Means War,” the newest Reese Witherspoon romantic comedy (and sort-of action movie) opened with a solid $17.6 million, while the re-release of “Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace” in 3D earned almost $8 million.

The full Top 10:

1. “Safe House,” $23.97 million
2. “The Vow,” $23.6 million
3. “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance,” $22 million
4. “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island,” $20.08 million
5. “This Means War,” $17.55 million
6. “Star Wars: Episode 1 3D,” $7.87 milion
7. “Chronicle,” $7.5 million
8. “The Woman in Black,” $6.6 million
9. “The Secret World of Arrietty,” $6.4 million
10. “The Grey,” $3.03 million

Posted by:Andrea Reiher

TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."