“Contraband” managed to steal the top slot at the weekend box office away from competitors.
Tom Cruise’s new mission remains impossible to beat at the box office.
Tom Cruise’s latest mission has won a holiday weekend that’s shaping up with some silent nights at movie theaters as business continues to lag.
“The Twilight Saga” has staked out another huge opening with a $139.5 million first weekend domestically and a worldwide launch of $283.5 million.
The gods of ancient Greece have extended their rule to the weekend box office with a No. 1 debut for the action tale “Immortals.”
“Paranormal Activity 3″ didn’t just go bump in the night. It made a ton of noise at the box office with a huge, $54 million opening.
The robot boxers of “Real Steel” and the dancers of “Footloose” are in a tight fight for the box-office title.
Brad Pitt has been unable to put the cat out of first place at the weekend box office.
“The Help” remains Hollywood’s top draw with $14.3 million on a slow late-summer weekend whose business has come in even more sluggish as many East Coast theaters closed to ride out the storm there.
“The Hangover Part II” hauled in $86.5 million in its first weekend, nearly twice the business the original blockbuster comedy did in its debut two years ago, according to studio estimates Sunday.