May 31, 2010 9:35:05 am
Cartoon characters have scored on the box office. Movie audiences are showing more appetite for Shrek than for sex over the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
The animated sequel “Shrek Forever After” remained the No. 1 movie for a second weekend with $43.3 million from Friday to Sunday.
The film raised its domestic total to $133.1 million.
That easily topped “Sex and the City 2,” which was No. 2 with a $32.1 million debut that came in far below the $56.8 million opening weekend of its predecessor two years ago. Along with a $14.2 million haul in its first day Thursday,”Sex and the City 2″ has totaled $46.3 million.
Debuting at No. 3 with $30.2 million was the action tale “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.”
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