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‘2 Guns’ Wins Weekend Box Office with $27.4M

27 Jul

Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington dethroned Hugh Jackman this weekend as 2 Guns grossed some $27.4 million at the box office.

Wolverine moved to second place with $21.7 million.

In third place was The Smurfs 2, which took in $18.2 million, bringing its five-day total to $27.3 million, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The oh-so-scary The Conjuring and those minions from Despicable Me 2 round out the top five, with a respective $13.7 million and $10.4 million in ticket sales.

“Most of the movie was improvised,” Wahlberg told Celebuzz at the 2 Guns premiere in New York City earlier in the week.

“No discredit to the writer, he did a great job and we had a great piece of material to work from. But in a situation like that, you’re constantly playing and throwing curve-balls at each other. It just heightens the material.”

On deck for this week: Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, Matt Damon‘s Elysium, We’re the Millers and Disney’s Planes.






‘Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2’ Tops Weekend Box Office with $35M

18 Mar

Flint Lockwood and company won hearts this weekend, as Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 grossed some $35 million to take top prize.

The sequel to Sony’s 2009 release beat out Prisoners ($11.3 million) and Rush ($10 million) for top spot, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt‘s directorial debut Don Jon finished in fifth place with $9 million, playing in some 2,400 theaters (while Cloudy played in 4,000).

The week’s other newcomer, Baggage Claim, starring Paula Patton, Taye Diggs and Adam Brody, grossed $9.3 million to take fourth place.

On deck for the first weekend of October: Alfonso Cuaron‘s Gravity and Runner, Runner (with Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake).

[Lead image courtesy of Sony Pictures Animation]

Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal’s ‘Prisoners’ Wins Weekend Box Office with $21.4M

25 Feb

Hugh Jackman has another number one movie to his name.

Prisoners, the kidnapping thriller also starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello and Terrence Howard, grossed $21.4 million at the box office this weekend, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Last weekend’s winner Insidious Chapter 2 dropped to second place with $14.5 million, while The Family finished in third place with $7 million.

The weekend’s other newcomer, Chris Brown‘s 3D dance flick Battle of the Year, placed fifth with a disappointing $5 million.

On deck for next week: Rush, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt doing his best Marky Mark impression in JGL’s directorial debut, Don Jon.

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