The ghouls and vampires of 'Hotel Transylvania' revived flagging movie attendance, bringing in an estimated $43 million.

End of Watch and House at the End of the Street tied on a weak box office weekend with Trouble with the Curve lagging right behind them. Dredd 3d, based on an action comic book, bombed, coming in at fifth place.

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Movie box office had a another weak weekend. This generally is a low time of year for movie going, but you’d have to go back to 2008 to find another weekend when not a single movie earned $10 million or more. The highest grossing new movie, The Words, earned only $5 million, which was enough to earn it the No. 3 spot in movie box office rankings, behind The Possession [...]

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Labor Day weekend saw one of the best openings ever for the typically slow period, but the weekend also had what may be the single worst box office opening ever for a wide-release movie. 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 post [...]

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The big box office news this weekend isn’t that the new movies fared so poorly – it’s the way an anti-Obama documentary is in the mix alongside of Premium Rush and ahead of Hit and Run and Apparition. 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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The Dark Knight Rises retained the top spot in the domestic box office, earning an estimated $36.4 million on its third weekend. The final chapter of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy has now earned a total of $354.6 million domestically, which is $39 million less than The Dark Knight earned at this point in its run. Total Recall came in second with $26 million. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days [...]

The Dark Knight Rises easily won the weekend box office race, earning $64 million. A 60 percent drop in earnings from last weekend, however, suggests that last weekend’s Colorado shooting rampage and the Olympic Games may have had an effect on attendance. 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 [...]

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