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Weekend Box Office Fails To Bring Any Change to Our Miserable Lives

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Well, despite largely positive reviews and the presence of Brad Pitt, Andrew Dominik's Killing Them Softly was--like his The Assassination of Jesse James--unable to find much of an audience, debuting in 7th and reaffirming America's preference for obvious, blaring killings. With The Collection, too, failing to connect, this weekend's box office top five is a repeat of last week. Nothing to see here.

1. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 - $17.4 million

2. Skyfall - $17 million

3. Lincoln - $13.5 million

4. Rise of the Guardians - $13.5 million

5. Life of Pi - $12 million

Weekend Box Office Results [Box Office Mojo]

  • May 13, 2013
    Your weekend box office: 1. Iron Man 3 - $72.5 million, holding off Baz Luhrmann's new release to remain America's most important literary adaptation. 2. The Great Gatsby - $51 million, a strong debut despite its failing to take out last week's leader. It should hold up reaso... / Continue →
  • May 6, 2013
    Your weekend box office: 1. Iron Man 3 - $175.3 million, making for the second-biggest opening ever behind The Avengers. People love Gwyneth Paltrow movies! 2. Pain and Gain - $7.6 million, once again proving The Rock to be our closest equivalent to a guy in an inhumanly-powe... / Continue →
  • April 29, 2013
    While Iron Man 3 was out making $195 million overseas this weekend, here's what happened in the domestic box office: 1. Pain and Gain - $20 million. It's a weak opening by Michael Bay standards, but lucky for Michael Bay, he doesn't really worry all that much about standards. ... / Continue →
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