All three first films debuting this Friday turned in poor figures with Relativity Media's Jennifer Lawrence starrer House at the End of the Street leading the pack with $4.64 million. The Mark Tonderai thriller horror also with Elisabeth Shue, Max Thieriot and Gil Belows, debuted in 3,083 theaters ahead of Open Road Films' End of Watch crime thriller starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena. David Ayer-directed film earned $4.6 million from 2,730 theaters, also with Anna Kendrick, Frank Grillo and America Ferrera.
Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams and Justin Timberlake starrer Trouble with the Curve made third with $4.16 million, marking producer Robert Lorenz directorial debut. The Warner Bros. Pictures release including John Goodman and Matthew Lilard, opened in 3,212 theaters.
In fourth, Disney's Finding Nemo 3D made $2.3 million ahead of Lionsgate's poorly-performing Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby and Lena Headey-frontlined Dredd 3D with $2.23 million. That said, it's not surprising that the Pete Travis film is performing badly in this very cautious market, considering its violent content.
Check back tomorrow for weekend box office estimates.