Box Office: 'Footloose' retread taps just $5.4 million
Our favorite "Footloose" Twitter comment came from Drunk Hulk, who tweeted this succinct, yet damning, review: "SORRY FOOTLOOSE REMAKE! DRUNK HULK NO SUPPORT ANYTHING THAT TAKE AWAY BACON!"
Hough, though, blissfully apparently aware of Drunk Hulk's criticism, took to Twitter with her own more upbeat message: "Aaahhhhh #1 movie in America is FOOTLOOSE!
The other wide releases -- "The Thing" (yes, another remake) -- snagged $3.2 million, making it the no. 3 movie of the early weekend. Meanwhile, the Steve Martin/Owen Wilson comedy "The Big Year" had a small opening at $1.1 million. According to Box Office Mojo, Hugh Jackman's "Real Steel" took the second spot in it's second week of release with a solid $4.5 million in sales.