Pop culture obsessives writing for the pop culture obsessed.

Weekend box office: violence beats violence plus funnies

A pretty tepid weekend at the movies left Disturbia on top for the second week in a row, taking in about $13.5 million. Two new thrillers, Fracture and Vacancy, failed to shake things up much, landing modestly in second and fourth place, respectively. Blades Of Glory predictably stuck it out well, moving down a space to third, and Meet The Robinsons wound up in fifth, but otherwise, the boyish, pity-drawing faces of Shia LaBeouf and Luke Wilson seem to have cooled the appetite for, er, thriller-comedy. Hot Fuzz debuted in sixth, with a $5.8 million take, but that's at least enough to keep the Shaun Of The Dead folks above mere cult success in the States.

More details at Box Office Mojo.


Share This Story