Resident Evil: Retribution tops the box office charts, but The Master breaks records in limited release.

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An R-rated comedy about a talking, pot-smoking, skirt-chasing teddy bear opened stronger than expected, earning $54.1 million in three days, according to studio estimates in what Box Office Mojo calls the biggest June weekend ever. Share: Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Share on technorati Tumblr it Subscribe to the comments on this [...]

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Fresh off of the failure of That’s My Boy, which debuted in fourth place two weekends ago and has earned only $28 million in 10 days, Sony on Monday offered a glimpse of the next movie to pair Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg. The studio released a trailer for Hotel Transylvania, an animated family movie that features the voice talents of Sandler as Dracula and Samberg as a clueless human [...]

I guess we all should’ve seen this one coming. Rock of Ages, a musical full of bad 80s hairdos and rock music, and That’s My Boy, an R-rated Adam Sandler gross-out comedy, both crashed and burned this weekend. Share: Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Share on technorati Tumblr it Subscribe to the [...]

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    This week’s two new major releases both look like flops. Both Rock of Ages and That’s My Boy failed to generate much interest with audiences Friday, according to studio estimates. As a result, not only will Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted hold onto its No. 1 position, as expected, but it also looks like Prometheus will remain No. 2 – this despite the whopping 73 percent box office [...]

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The Numbers is predicting a possible 60 percent drop for Prometheus this weekend. The site attributes it to the “Fanboy Effect,” presumedly meaning that last week’s opening weekend numbers were inflated by rabid fans clamoring to see the highly anticipated sci-fi movie on opening weekend. Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, last weekend’s box office champ, is expected to win again this weekend, with Rock of Ages and That’s My Boy [...]

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Some of the same websites that predicted Prometheus would win the weekend box office race now are touting the strength of its second place showing. Admittedly, the Ridley Scott sci-fi prequel to Alien did open strong. It’s $51.05 opening weekend gross ranks 10th among all-time box office grosses for R-rated movies. But there’s no escaping that attendance fell 25 percent from Friday to Saturday. This suggests that the movie did [...]

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