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Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island No. 1 at the Box Office, Making It the Best Debut for the Director and Actor DiCaprio

Box Office: Shutter Island Captures Audiences

It looked spooky, but that didn't deter moviegoers from Martin Scorsese's latest addition to his arsenal, Shutter Island. The psychological thriller took in $40.2 million, making it the box office champ — and the biggest debut for the director and his lead actor Leonardo DiCaprio.

Valentine's Day lost steam with its holiday now over, dropping nearly 70% over the weekend with $17.1 million for second place. Avatar followed close behind with $16.1 million for third.

Finishing out the top five was family film Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief with $15.3 million and The Wolfman with $9.8 million.

Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures

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Rwandawithlove Rwandawithlove 6 years
Fascinating Buzz! I can't believe Titanic had such low opening numbers. Score one for Scorsese, YAY!
reesiecup reesiecup 6 years
i'm excited to see this!
reesiecup reesiecup 6 years
i'm excited to see this!
Entertainment Entertainment 6 years
Yup, believe it or not, Titanic only took in around $28K for it's opening weekend!
Rwandawithlove Rwandawithlove 6 years
Buzz are you sure this is Leo's biggest debut? I could have sworn Titanic raked it in much higher for Leo.
mamasitamalita mamasitamalita 6 years
I saw this last night and LOVED it. should have been 20 minutes shorter, but so could most Scorsese films. it's fantastic.
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