Denzel Washington’s Flight soars to second with $25m. … Wreck-It Ralph still managed to bring in big bucks at the North American box office, for a movie opening in less than 2,000 theaters, it’s per screen average of $13,275 was actually the highest of any of other film this week.
Ben Affleck’s Iran hostage tale Argo, in its fourth week of release, came in third with $10.2 million.
While The Man With the Iron Fists debuted in a disappointing fourth place with $8.2 million.
The kung fu flick was directed by RZA of the hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan. It starred Russell Crowe, Lucy Liu and RZA.
The impressive openings of Ralph and Flight surprised movie industry analysts because hurricane Sandy had forced the closure of hundreds of movie theaters in the New York, New Jersey area.