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'The Possession' Tops Weekend Box Office

'The Possession' Tops Weekend Box Office

The super scary Kyra Sedgwick and Jeffrey Dean Morgan flick The Possession has spooked its way to the top slot at this weekend’s box office, according to Variety.

The movie brought in $17.7 million dollars over the weekend, with more expected on Labor Day!

Shia LaBeouf, Jessica Chastain and Tom Hardy‘s Lawless came in at number two with $9.7 million.

The Expendables 2 dropped to the number three spot from number one, bringing in $8.8 million, for a total of over $66 million.

The Bourne Legacy and ParaNorman round out the top five with $7.2 million and $6.6 million, respectively.

Two major box office milestones also occurred this weekend: The Avengers has officially grossed over $1.5 billion and The Dark Knight Rises has just crossed the $1 billion mark!

WHAT DID YOU SEE at the movies this weekend?

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  • XxXxX

    Ooh I wanna see The Possession!!!!

  • Saoriee

    I love they claim it’s based on a “true story.” Yeah, right. Just your standard Hollywood spoof-fest.

  • Courtney

    um movies only ake so much at the box office now a days because of the price of tickets not like how it was in the old days when popular films got re releases for big anniversaries. as Columbia Tristar might for Philadephia’s 20th anniversary next year as there’s already been a collectors edition 2 disc of the DVD for the 10th anniversary in 03 or this passed spring Camelot was released as a blu ray for it’s 45th anniversary. but you also have to take into account that a movie ticket cost $1.20 when camelot came out compaired to $8.02 now on average. so 26,000,000 tickets were sold to make the 31.1 million dollars it did at the box office while if the same amount of people saw Possesition it would make 208,000,000. the price of an average movie ticket has gone up 668.35% in 45 years.

  • Tina

    Congrats to Christopher Nolan and the cast. TDKR marks Nolan’s second billion dollar grossing film in his trilogy!