The 3-D movie "Alice in Wonderland," directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp, topped all films at the weekend box office with a $116.3 million gross, scoring the biggest film debut ever for the month of March and the largest-ever opening for a 3-D film.
It was not a good weekend for Johnny Depp. His newest movie, "Mortdecai," flopped at the box office making just $4.1 million on an estimated $60 million budget. Analyst predictions for the weekend suggested the film may make closer to $8.5 million.
Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland" fell down a rabbit hole and came up a box office winner, garnering 62 million dollars in ticket sales, industry figures showed on Sunday.The live-action, 3-D version of Lewis Carroll's classic fantasy tale starring Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska -- now the top earner for two weeks running -- came in well ahead of second place finisher Green Zone, which took in 14.5 million dollars in its debut.