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Box Score: The Possession held on to the top spot.

In the slowest weekend at the box office since September of 2001, The Possession [TPOSN] remained in first place with an estimated $9.5 million.  The horror film declined 46% in its second weekend to bring its total to $33.3 million.

Holding on to the second spot, Lawless [LWLES] took in $6.0 million, down 40% from its debut.  The crime drama has banked $23.5 million.

The Words [WORDS] earned just $5.0 million to open in third place.  The Bradley Cooper drama attracted mainly older women as its audience was 58% female and 78% over the age of 25.

The weekend's other wide release, The Cold Light of Day [TCOLD] fared even worse, grossing just $1.8 million to finish outside the top 12.

 

Rank TITLE F-S-S TOTAL
1 THE POSSESSION $9,500,000 $33,349,110
2 LAWLESS $6,002,000 $23,520,419
3 THE WORDS $5,000,000 $5,000,000
4 THE EXPENDABLES 2 $4,750,000 $75,417,139
5 THE BOURNE LEGACY $4,038,360 $103,697,855
6 PARANORMAN $3,830,235 $45,097,953
7 THE ODD LIFE OF TIMOTHY GREEN $3,700,000 $43,000,000
8 THE CAMPAIGN $3,530,000 $79,849,000
9 THE DARK KNIGHT RISES $3,285,000 $437,849,000
10 2016 OBAMA'S AMERICA $3,281,259 $26,087,554
11 HOPE SPRINGS $2,800,000 $57,519,000
12 PREMIUM RUSH $2,300,000 $16,732,000


Tag(s): TPOSN, LWLES, WORDS, TCOLD

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By Antibody on Sunday, September 9, 2012 @ 10:30 AM 5595 views

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