It was a close one, but Kick-Ass grabbed the number one spot, beating out How to Train Your Dragon by a mere $200,000. Here's the top five:

1. Kick-Ass: $19.8 million
2. How to Train Your Dragon: $19.6 million
3. Date Night: $16.7 million
4. Death at a Funeral: $16.2 million
5. Clash of the Titans: $15.4 million

Three new releases this week:

The Back-Up Plan
What's It All About: After becoming disillusioned with the dating process, Zoe decides she is going to be a single parent. On the day of her artificial insemination, though, she meets someone who may well be the man of her dreams.
Why It Might Do Well: Honestly, I've got nothing here.
Why It Might Not Do Well:
The premise seems gimmicky and Jennifer Lopez's box office clout is seriously in doubt these days.
Number of Theaters: 3,300
Prediction: $14 million

The Losers
What's It All About: A team of mercenaries wage war on the CIA after they are double-crossed and left for dead.
Why It Might Do Well: Comic book adaptations are hot these days.
Why It Might Not Do Well: On the other hand, most people aren't going to realize this is a comic book film.
Number of Theaters: 2,950
Prediction: $18 million