‘Battleship‘ was supposed to be the film that nudged ‘The Avengers‘ out of the number one spot at the box office, but instead you can just go ahead and insert your own “You sank my battleship!” joke here. ‘The Avengers’ didn’t cling to the top spot for the third week in a row, it dominated the top spot for the third week in a row, taking in another $55 million for a grand domestic total of $457 mi
Poor Barnabas Collins never stood a chance. Tim Burton’s ‘Dark Shadows‘ found itself clobbered to death over the weekend courtesy of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, who rode a perfect cocktail of hype and stellar word-of-mouth to an unprecedented second weekend. It’s no longer a question of whether or not ‘The Avengers‘ will be one of the biggest movies of all time, mainly because it already is one of t
‘The Hunger Games’ once again treated the competition like dots in a Pac-Man game, swallowing them all without a trace. It earned $61.1 million and took the top spot at the weekend box office for the second week in a row.
’21 Jump Street,’ the movie version of the 1980s television show that introduced the world to the phenomenon known as Johnny Depp, opened strong with $35 million to easily take the top spot at the box office this weekend.
Theodor Geisel — better known as Dr. Seuss — died more than a decade ago, but his legend lives on. Case in point? The movie ‘Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax’ opened strong with $70.7 million in revenues, topping the box office charts this weekend.
The Denzel Washington/Ryan Reynolds thriller ‘Safe House’ kept movie-goers on the edge of their seats this holiday weekend, earning $28.4 million to land at the top of the charts in its second week of release.
Liam Neeson’s movie about being hunted by a pack of rogue wolves, ‘The Grey,’ was apparently red meat to movie-goers. It brought in $20 million in its debut to take the top spot at the box office this weekend.
Looks like movie-goers’ affection for vampires isn’t just limited to those in ‘Twilight.’ Kate Beckinsale’s vampire warrioress in ‘Underworld Awakening‘ proved popular as well, earning $25.4 million to take the top spot at the box office this weekend.