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“Every weekend this year has been up vs. the comparable weekend a year ago, so Hollywood is definitely on a roll right now,” said Hollywood.com analyst Paul Dergarabedian.

Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to Hollywood.com. Where available, latest international numbers are also included. Final domestic figures will be released Tuesday.

1. “Safe House,” $24 million ($6 million international).

2. “The Vow,” $23.6 million ($6.8 million international).

3. “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance,” $22 million.

4. “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island,” $20.1 million ($26 million international).

5. “This Means War,” $17.6 million ($11 million international).

6. “Star Wars: Episode I _ The Phantom Menace” in 3-D, $7.9 million ($10 million international).

7. “Chronicle,” $7.5 million.

8. “The Woman in Black,” $6.6 million ($8.4 million international).

9. “The Secret World of Arrietty,” $6.4 million.

10. “The Grey,” $3 million.

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Estimated weekend ticket sales at international theaters (excluding the U.S. and Canada) for films distributed overseas by Hollywood studios, according to Rentrak:

1. “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island,” $26 million.

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