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'Argo' Tops Weekend Box Office in Third Weekend

'Argo' Tops Weekend Box Office in Third Weekend

Ben Affleck‘s Argo has topped this weekend’s box office in a slow movie-going Friday-Sunday.

The flick brought in $12.4 million, for a North American domestic total of $60.8 million, according to THR.

Hotel Transylvania came in at number two with $9.5 milllion in its fifth weekend for a domestic total of $130.4 million.

Halle Berry and Tom HanksCloud Atlas, which opened this weekend, ranked at number three with $9.4 million.

Paranormal Activity 4 came it at number four with $8.7 million, and Silent Hill: Revelation tied with Taken 2 at $8 million for number 5.

Victoria Justice and Chelsea Handler‘s new film Fun Size debuted at number 10 with $4 million while Gerard Butler‘s new surfing flick Chasing Mavericks had a weak debut at number 13 with just $2.2 million.

WHAT DID YOU SEE at the movies this weekend???

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9 Comments

# 1

It’s OVER…..The OBAMAS are retiring to an Oahu Estate come January 2013 currently being purchased for them by the Pritzkers and have already chosen McCormick Place as the location for the Concession Speech Election Night….. according to Hillbuzz. ….

# 2

I wish Cloud Atlas would have done better at the box office..Jim Sturgess needs his big break,now!

# 3

Wow, a genuinely good film topping the box office. And during Halloween weekend. Hopefully they’ll realise that they should stop making crappy horror sequels.

# 4

@Yohji: completely agree

# 5

I was told that Cloud Atlas was not good and that the acting was so bad, could it be Ms Berry.

# 6
Andamentothat @ 10/28/2012 at 10:26 pm

This was a great movie. Go Argo!

# 7
hhhhhhhhhhaaaaaaaaa @ 10/29/2012 at 1:10 am

@Leenah: Then Jim Sturgess shouldn’t be in a movie with Halle Berry…she is box office poison.

# 8

Halle Berry’s movie Frankie and Alice only made $10,670 in theaters and Dark Tide made $432, 274 (international and domestic) in theaters. Now Cloud Atlas only made about $9 million. It’s not a coincidence. Berry cannot act and no one wants to see her in movies anymore…if so, the two films previously mentioned would have made more money and they would have been nominated for awards. It’s simple math, Berry’s career is over…sorry!

# 9

I liked Argo, but Ben should not have a cast himself in the lead role. He’s such a wooden actor.

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