'Taken 2' once again leads the box office, followed by 'Argo' and 'Sinister,' with 'Here Comes the Boom' lagging.

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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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Despite the shooting rampage at a midnight showing in Colorado that left 12 people dead and 70 people wounded, The Dark Knight Rises earned an estimated $162 million over the weekend, putting the movie behind only Marvel’s The Avengers and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 among highest openings ever (not adjusted for inflation). Share: Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on [...]

Ice Age: Continental Drift only opened to an estimated $46 million – low compared to other recent major animated movies – but that was enough to win the weekend. The Amazing Spider-Man, dropping a respectable 44 percent from last week, yielded the No. 1 position to the fourth installment in the Ice Age franchise. The Spider-Man reboot earned an estimated $35 million, bringing its 12-day total to $200 million. Ted [...]

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The Amazing Spider-Man, as everyone expected, is the top movie this weekend, earning an estimated $65 million over the weekend and $140 million since it opened Tuesday night. Ted, last week’s top movie, continued to do well, falling 40 percent since last week to an estimated $32.6 million for the weekend. Brave came in third and Savages debuted in fourth place with $16.2 million, a decent start for an R-rated [...]

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