“Valentine’s Day” Tops Weekend Box Office With $52.4 Million

Audiences have fallen in love with Valentine’s Day! Garry Marshall’s ensemble rom-com — which features Ashton Kutcher, Jessica Alba, Jennifer Garner, Anne Hathaway, Julia Roberts, Jamie Foxx, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Biel, Shirley MacLaine, Taylor Swift, and Taylor Lautner — took in $52.4 million to open No. 1 at the box office this President’s Day Weekend.

The film was followed by Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief, which earned $31.1 million. Horror remake The Wolfman opened third with $30.6 million. The blockbuster epic Avatar was fourth, adding $22 million to its international take of $2.3 billion.