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Hollywood Wheezes Into The Fall As 1st Weekend In September Brings A Bad Case Of The Box Office Ho-Hums

Hollywood Wheezes Into The Fall As 1st Weekend In September Brings A Bad Case Of The Box Office Ho-Hums


And welcome back to Hollywood Jeopardy.  Bob, you have control of the board.  “I’ll take Box Office for $1,000, Alex”.  The Answer is (bing!) Yes It’s Possible”.  Yes Bob? “What is “can it be possible that fall box office is starting out even worse than the summer?””  YES, that’s the correct answer Bob, tell him what he’s won Johnny!!!

Ugh….at the moment “Guardians of the Galaxy” looks to repeat and wear the box office crown this weekend but it’s not exactly high praise as the film may not even crack the $10 million plateau.  TMNT, “Let’s Be Cops”, “If I Stay” and “November Man round out the top five and the week’s lone opener, “The Identical”, failed to reach a faith based audience.  

TOP 10 WEEKEND BOX OFFICE
1)   GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY—BV—$9.7 MILLION—DOWN 43%—$295 MILLION CUME

2)   TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES—PARAMOUNT—$5.1 MILLION—DOWN 49%—$174 MILLION CUME

3)   LET’S BE COPS—FOX—$5.5 MILLION—33% DROP—$67 MILLION CUME

4)   IF I STAY—WARNER BROTHERS—$5.0 MILLION—47% DROP—$39 MILLION CUME

5)   NOVEMBER MAN—RELATIVITY—$4.2 MILLION—47% DROP—$18 MILLION CUME

6)   AS ABOVE, SO BELOW—UNIVERSAL—$3.8 MILLION—56% DROP—$16 MILLION CUME

7)   THE GIVER—WEINSTEIN—DOWN 35%—$37 MILLION CUME

8)   WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL—SONY/TRI-STAR—$3.3 MILLION—DOWN 45%—$23 MILLION CUME

9)   THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY—BUENA VISTA—$3.1 MILLION—DOWN 34%—$25 MILLION CUME

10)  THE IDENTICAL—FREESTYLE—$2 MILLION

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