News

‘Prisoners’ tops weekend box office

‘Prisoners’ tops weekend box office

"Prisoners" topped the weekend box office. Photo: Associated Press/Photo by Jose Flores/Invision/AP

The Warner Bros. crime flick, “Prisoners,” topped the weekend box office, with $20.8 million in ticket sales, according to Hollywood.com. The thriller stars Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal and is rated R.

Rounding out the top three were “Insidious: Chapter 2,” with $13.8 million in ticket sales and “The Family,” with $7 million in sales.

“Lee Daniels’ the Butler” dropped to No. 7 on the list, with Disney’s “Planes” rounding out the top 10.

The complete top 10:

1. “Prisoners,” Warner Bros. ($20.8 million)
2. “Insidious: Chapter 2,” FilmDistrict ($13.8 million)
3. “The Family,” Relativity Media ($7 million)
4. “Instructions Not Included,” Lionsgate ($5.3 million)
5. “Battle of the Year,” Sony ($4.6 million)
6. “We’re the Millers,” Warner Bros. ($4.5 million)
7. “Lee Daniels’ the Butler,” Weinstein Co. ($4.1 million)
8. “Riddick,” Universal ($3.6 million)
9. “The Wizard of Oz,” Warner Bros. ($3 million)
10. “Planes,” Disney ($2.7 million)

Recent Headlines

in Music

Ray Charles: ‘Genius’ (still) loves company

raycharles

It was a decade ago that Ray Charles released his final album.

in Music

Another ‘Midnight Rider’ official charged

midnightrider

The Allman Brothers biopic assistant director has been charged in connection with the death of a crew member.

in Music

Sammy Hagar says it’s embarrassing to be a rock star

hagar

The musician wants to make fans happy but says he thinks he looks stupid being a rock star at 66.