Sunday September 30, 2012 10:42 pm
Box Office Breakdown: Hotel Transylvania Pulls in the Screams
Posted by Robin Paulson Categories: Buena Vista, Disney, Sony, Universal, Warner Bros, Weinstein Company, Action, Adventure, Animation, Drama, Family, Horror, Period, Science Fiction, Sequels, Comedy, Thrillers, Box Office, New Releases
Vampires are still very much in at the box office -- no matter what age you are.
The animated family film Hotel Transylvania debuted this weekend with an impressive $43 million, making it the second biggest summer opener after The Dark Knight Rises. The latest Bruce Willis film -- written and directed by Rian Johnson -- Looper debuted at second place with $21.2 million while last week's number one film, End of Watch, fell two spots with $8 million. Clint Eastwood's Trouble with the Curve fell one spot to number four with $7.5 million, and the thriller House at the End of the Street rounds out the top five with $7.1 million.
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1. Hotel Transylvania, Sony, $43,000,000 (avg. $12,840)
2. Looper, TriStar, $21,200,000 (avg. $7,086)
3. End of Watch, Open Road Films, $8,000,000 (avg. $2,878)
4. Trouble with the Curve, Warner Bros., $7,530,000 (avg. $2,344)
5. House at the End of The Street, Relativity, $7,154,000 (avg. $2,320)
6. Pitch Perfect, Universal, $5,200,000 (avg. $15,522)
7. Finding Nemo (3D), Disney, $4,066,000 (avg. $1,541)
8. Resident Evil: Retribution, ScreenGem, $3,000,000 (avg. $1,260)
9. The Master, The Weinstein Co., $2,745,000 (avg. $3,207)
10. Won't Back Down, Fox, $2,700,000 (avg. $1,074)
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