Karate Kid beats A-Team at US Box Office

The Karate Kid has debuted at the top of the US box office at the weekend.


The film, which stars Jaden Smith, grossed $56 million, beating fellow ’80s remake The A-Team, which took the second spot with $26 million.


Shrek Forever After is down  to third place with $15.8 million, followed by the Russell Brand comedy Get Him To The Greek and Killers; Sex And The City 2 and Iron Man 2 claim numbers eight and nine respectively.



The full US box office reads as follows:


1. (-) The Karate Kid – $56,000,000
2. (-) The A-Team – $26,000,000
3. (1) Shrek Forever After – $15,800,000
4. (2) Get Him To The Greek – $10,100,000
5. (3) Killers – $8,170,000
6. (4) Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time – $6,600,000
7. (6) Marmaduke – $6,000,000
8. (5) Sex And The City 2 – $5,525,000
9. (7) Iron Man 2 – $4,550,000
10. (8) Splice – $2,860,000