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Weekend Box Office: Sep 13-Sep 15

#1 Insidious Chapter 2 from FilmDistrict opened at #1 with a gross of $40.3 million in 3,049 theaters.  Budget was $5 million.

#2 The Family from Relativity opened at #2 with a gross of $14 million in 3,091 theaters.  Budget was $30 million.

#3 Riddick from Universal fell from #1 to #3 with a gross of $6.8 million (-64%) in 3,117 theaters (+10).  Total gross to date is $31.1 million.  Budget was $38 million.

#4 Lee Daniels’ The Butler from Weinstein Company fell from #2 to #4 with a gross of $5.5 million (-34%) in 3,239 theaters (-91).  Total gross to date is $100 million.  Budget was $30 million.

#5 We’re The Millers from Warner Bros. fell from #4 to #5 with a gross of $5.4 million (-29.8%) in 3,238 theaters (-207).  Total gross to date is $131.6 million.  Budget was $37 million.

#6 Instructions Not Included from Lionsgate fell from #3 to #6 with a gross of $4.9 million (-40.3%) in 933 theaters (+216).  Total gross to date is $27.2 million.  Budget was unknown.

#7 Planes from Buena Vista fell from #5 to #7 with a gross of $3.1 million (-24.5%) in 2,739 theaters (-294).  Total gross to date is $83 million.  Budget was $50 million.

#8 One Direction: This is Us from TriStar fell from #6 to #8 with a gross of $2.5 million (-39%) in 2,300 theaters (-435).  Total gross to date is $27 million.  Budget was $10 million.

#9 Elysium from TriStar fell from #7 to #8 with a gross of $2.1 million (-32.9%) in 1,720 theaters (-521).  Total gross to date is $88.4 million.  Budget was $115 million.

#10 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters from 20th Century Fox fell from #8 to #10 with a gross of $1.9 million (-22.4%) in 1,638 theaters (-407).  Total gross to date is $62.1 million.  Budget was $90 million.

#11 Blue Jasmine from 20th Century Fox fell from #9 to #11 with a gross of $1.6 million (-31.2%) in 993 theaters (-76).  Total gross to date is $27.7 million.  Budget was unknown.

#12 The World’s End from Focus Features fell from #10 to #12 with a gross of $1.3 million (-43.5%) in 1,243 theaters (-277).  Total gross to date is $24 million.  Budget was $20 million.

The combined gross of the top 12 movies this weekend was $89.5 million.

Sources:
Box Office Mojo

4 replies on “Weekend Box Office: Sep 13-Sep 15”

My picks for the weekend of September 20 – 22, 2013:
1. Insidious
2. Prisoners
3. Family
4. Battle
5. Riddick

And my indie arthouse pick isn’t very indie or arthouse: The Wizard Of Oz 3D

Mrs. Beast’s picks for the weekend of September 20 -22, 2013:
1. Insidious 2
2. Prisoners
3. Battle Of The Year
4. The Family
5. Riddick

Oh, and Lena, sorry about how Jayne Mansfield’s Car did, but you should know better than to copy me. My picks are generally lousy in the little picks. I am continually losing a lot on HSX by investing in little movies.

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