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'The Butler' Tops Box Office for Second Consecutive Week

'The Butler' Tops Box Office for Second Consecutive Week

Lee DanielsThe Butler, starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, has topped its second weekend box office with $17 million!

According to THR, coming in at No. 2 was the Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis-led comedy We’re the Millers, which also stayed strong with $13.2 million.

Third place went to The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, starring Lily Collins and Jamie Campbell Bower, which brought in $9.3 million for the weekend and $14 million total for its opening five days.

Rounding out the top five were The World’s End and Planes, which earned $8.9 million and $8.5 million, respectively.

Meanwhile, Matt Damon‘s latest film Elysium brought in an additional $7.1 million, while Woody Allen‘s Blue Jasmine opened up to 1,200 theaters and grossed $4.3 million.

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

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14 Comments

# 1

under 10m for Mortal Instruments…poor Lily.

# 2

Keep moving those $$numbers up Jen and Jason!

# 3

I’m looking forward to see The Butler. I’ve read that it could be nominated for the Oscars.

# 4

Congrats Jen another 100 mil film

# 5

HEY King Obama and the NSA are spying on YOU, innocent Americans and innocent people of the world. looking at your private e-mail and listening to your private phone calls. YOU BEEN WARN.

# 6

@Lisa: Are you telling us this from your underground apocalypse bunker?

# 7

t@Lauren: HEY Pillock the TRUTH HURTS, Read the DailyMailOnline.co.uk

# 8
Shakirakitten @ 08/25/2013 at 3:10 pm

This movie was amazing. Great story, strong writing, amazing acting, makeup deserves an award and the production was flawless.

# 9

OK movie. Would have been much better without Oprah. She is not a movie actress. She may act well, but not in the movies.

The Butler is a great movie. Great story, great acting. Fantastic.

Yay for Jennifer! This will be her 7th 100 Million dollar film, domestic! And with only a 37 Million dollar budget, this film spells SUCCESS!!! You go girl!!!

Saw The Bulter , what a boring stupid movie, must be the same people who go to a see those dumb Tyler Perry movies, that have big first weeeks , put don’t make more then 60 million… don’t waste your time, not worth the money.

@Lisa What in the H does this movie being #1 have to do with your silly message. This system was initiated when BUSH was in office and I am pretty sure that he knows that he can be listened to but if you do not have anything to hide you shouldn’t be worried also if system is catching terrorist it doesn’t bother me, because I live a clean life and I am not doing anything wrong. people need to stop putting all there business out there electronically anyway.

55vineyard @ 08/25/2013 at 11:35 pm

Sounds like a good movie, and I really like Forest Whitaker. Wish he was in more movies as he is a good actor.

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