The Top Dogs of $ummer

We may be in a deficit and the economy is not looking great but one thing is for sure people are going to the movies.  According to The Numbers and  numbers.com here are the top grossing money making movies so far this summer.  With one large month left who will finish on top? Here are the top 10 with the standings and also numbers for this weekend’s new releases in the US.

Top movies for the weekend of July 31st

#1 Cowboys and Aliens

#2 The Smurfs

#3 Captain America

Top Ten Movies for Summer 2011 (Total Gross)

#1 Transformers Dark of the Moon

#2 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part II

#3 Hangover 2

#4 Fast Five

#5 Cars 2

#6 Pirates of the Caribbean On Stranger Tides (Over seas about to make 1 billion dollars)

#7 Thor

#8  Bridesmaids

#9  Kung Fu Panda 2

#10  X-Men First Class

First place battle looks to be between Harry Potter and Transformers as both are over 300,000,000 million in total gross.  Animation is dominant once again with Cars 2, Kung Fu Panda 2 and Rio out on DVD this week all in the top ten grossing a combined 500 million plus.  While drunken humor with Hangover 2 and Bridesmaids keep the funny bones intact.  However don’t forget about the super heroes and pirates.    Will any of these upcoming August movies be able to compete?

Come back at the end of August for complete breakdown of Summer 2011 Movies.

Upcoming the not so great movies of Summer 2011 according to the numbers.

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