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'Prisoners' Tops Weekend Box Office Over 'Insidious 2'

'Prisoners' Tops Weekend Box Office Over 'Insidious 2'

Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal‘s new dark crime thriller Prisoners has topped this weekend’s box office with a gross of $21.4 million, according to THR!

Insidious 2, starring Patrick Wilson and Rose Byrne, fell 64 percent with $14.5 million to take second place.

Coming in at No. 3 was The Family, starring Robert DeNiro, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Dianna Agron, which brought in an additional $7 million.

Rounding out the top five were the Spanish-language film Instructions Not Included and Chris Brown‘s 3D dance movie Battle of the Year, which brought in $5.7 million and $5 million, respectively.

At the specialty box office, the romantic comedy Enough Said, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus and the late James Gandolfini, opened to a strong $240,000 from five theaters. Meanwhile, Chris Hemsworth‘s new film Rush earned $200,000 from four theaters in New York and Los Angeles.

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4 Responses to “'Prisoners' Tops Weekend Box Office Over 'Insidious 2'”

  1. 1
    lana Says:

    Good for them.

  2. 2
    fred Says:

    Prisoners really didn’t have much competition so no surprise.

  3. 3
    Isabel Says:

    Prisoners is very dark and disturbing. Teenagers should not see this movie. I kind of wish I hadn’t. That poor dog!

  4. 4
    Congrats no. 1 Says:

    A cool and compelling thriller. Congrats on no. 1 at the box office.

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