By Nicole Sperling
Updated May 28, 2010 at 07:28 PM EDT

The girls from New York are off to a strong start, earning an estimated $14.2 million on Thursday. Whether or not the SATC crew, headed by Sarah Jessica Parker, can hold onto the lead as they head into the long Memorial Day weekend remains to be seen. That green ogre Shrek may wind up getting in their path. Stay tuned for the weekend results.