‘Identity Thief’ grabs $34.6M to debut at No. 1

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy’s “Identity Thief” has made off with the weekend box-office title with a $34.6 million debut.

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Hollywood.com are:

1. “Identity Thief,” Universal, $34,551,025, 3,141 locations, $11,000 average, $34,551,025, one week.

2. “Warm Bodies,” Lionsgate, $11,356,090, 3,009 locations, $3,774 average, $36,481,172, two weeks.

3. “Side Effects,” Open Road Films, $9,303,145, 2,605 locations, $3,571 average, $9,303,145, one week.

4. “Silver Linings Playbook,” Weinstein Co., $6,425,271, 2,809 locations, $2,287 average, $89,519,510, 13 weeks.

5. “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters,” Paramount, $5,753,165, 3,285 locations, $1,751 average, $43,836,018, three weeks.

6. “Mama,” Universal, $4,229,665, 2,677 locations, $1,580 average, $63,951,810, four weeks.

7. “Zero Dark Thirty,” Sony, $4,006,860, 2,562 locations, $1,564 average, $83,567,450, eight weeks.

8. “Argo,” Warner Bros., $2,375,344, 1,405 locations, $1,691 average, $123,608,957, 18 weeks.

9. “Django Unchained,” Weinstein Co., $2,303,495, 1,502 locations, $1,534 average, $154,516,627, seven weeks.

10. “Bullet to the Head,” Warner Bros., $2,078,192, 2,404 locations, $864 average, $8,269,214, two weeks.

11. “Top Gun” in 3-D, Paramount, $1,965,737, 300 locations, $6,552 average, $1,965,737, one week.

12. “Lincoln,” Disney, $1,873,537, 1,517 locations, $1,235 average, $173,621,006, 14 weeks.

13. “Parker,” FilmDistrict, $1,867,411, 2,004 locations, $932 average, $15,848,064, three weeks.

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