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Box Score: Taken 2 holds off Argo

Five new releases were no competition for Liam Neeson as Taken 2 [TAKE2] stay atop the weekend box office with an estimated $22.5 million.  The action sequel has banked $86.8 million in 10 days.

Ben Affleck's Argo [ARGO] debuted in second place with $20.1 million.  The hostage thriller attracted an audience that was 93% was over the age of 25 and 54% female.  With excellent word of mouth, the Awards hopefulshould have long legs.

Sinister [SINIS] grossed $18.3 million to open at the third spot.  Moviegoers gave the $3 million horror film a C+ Cinemascore.

Hotel Transylvania [HTRNS] finished fourth with $17.3 million to bring its total to $102.2 million.

The Kevin James comedy Here Come the Boom opened fifth at $12.0 million.  Families made up 45% of the audience.

Seven Psychopaths [7PSYC] charted at nine with $4.3 million.  The Perks of Being a Wallflower [POBWF] earned $2.2 million in its wide expansion.  Atlas Shrugged: Part II [ATLA2] brought up the rear with just $1.7 million. 

 

Rank TITLE F-S-S TOTAL
1 TAKEN 2 $22,500,000 $86,758,852
2 ARGO $20,120,000 $20,120,000
3 SINISTER $18,250,000 $18,250,000
4 HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA $17,300,000 $102,193,000
5 HERE COMES THE BOOM $12,000,000 $12,000,000
6 PITCH PERFECT $9,336,450 $36,084,913
7 FRANKENWEENIE $7,014,000 $22,035,000
8 LOOPER $6,300,000 $51,442,000
9 SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS $4,275,000 $4,275,000
10 THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER $2,166,000 $6,151,445
11 END OF WATCH $1,703,048 $36,375,223
12 ATLUS SHRUGGED: PART II $1,700,000 $1,700,000

 



Tag(s): TAKE2, ARGO, SINIS, HTRNS, 7PSYC, POBWF, ATLA2

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