Sunday, October 14, 2012

Sinister box office

  • 'Taken 2' reclaims box office top spot; 'Argo' and 'Sinister' debut strongly

    Five new releases could not take down Liam Neeson and "Taken 2" during the Oct. 12-14 weekend. The sequel to 2009's "Taken" held on to the number one spot for a second week, earning $22.5 million, according to Box Office Mojo. Its total now stands at ...

  • 'Taken 2′ Tops Box Office Over 'Argo' and 'Sinister'

    Ben Affleck's drama "Argo" and the horror film "Sinister" battled at the box office over the weekend, but neither succeeded in taking the crown from "Taken 2." The Liam Neeson vehicle, from News Corp .

  • Box office report: 'Taken 2' nabs No. 1 for second weekend, with 'Argo' a ...

    ... and Ben Affleck's political thriller Argo and the Ethan Hawke horror flick Sinister were close second and third, respectively.

  • Ethan Hawke's 'Sinister' rules Friday box office with $7.5 million

    The Summit Entertainment film earned $7.45 million after opening on October 12, knocking "Taken 2" out of its top spot. The film stars Hawke as a crime writer who discovers an ancient demon that uses old family films to cross over, murder families, and ...

  • Ben Affleck ARGO Movie Weekend Box Office: Second or Third Place?

    Starring Bryan Cranston and Affleck, Argo took in $5.93m at 3,232 sites, thus easily falling behind both Taken 2's $7m 3,706 locations and Sinister's - surprising - $7.45m at only 2,527 sites according to studio estimates found at Box Office Mojo ...

  • The top films at the North American box office

    ... top 10 movies at North American box offices for the weekend starting Oct 12, led by "Taken 2" at No. 1, according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters.

  • Sinister Ahead of Argo and Taken 2 at Friday Box Office with $7.5 Million

    Sinister Ben Affleck's Argo and the horror thriller Sinister starring Ethan Hawke took aim at Liam Neeson in Taken 2 at the North American box office on Friday. Both newcomers performed as well as expected, but by Sunday expect Taken 2 to earn another ...

  • "Sinister" Haunts Just in Time for Halloween

    How much more of this demoniac stuff do I have to put up with? I know it's rhetorical, as I already know the answer: About two meaningful ones a year.

  • 'Taken 2' Gunning Down 'Argo,' 'Sinister' for Repeat Box-Office Win

    "Taken 2" is on the way to a repeat victory at the weekend box office, rolling up an estimated $7 million Friday that puts it on pace for about $23 million over the three days.

  • Friday Box-Office: 'Sinister' Off to Surprise #1 Start Over 'Taken 2' and 'Argo'

    Sinister poster Playing in just over 2,500 theaters, horror fans ushered in Scott Derrickson's Sinister with $7.4 million and an opening day #1 result on a $3 million budget.

  • Box Office Forecast: Argo and Sinister challenge Taken 2

    Without any sort of competition, Taken 2 had an easy time at the box office last weekend. This time we have five new wide releases and at least two of them plan to challenge Taken 2 for the #1 spot.

  • Can 'Taken 2' Hold Its Box-Office Competition Hostage?

    This weekend will see the arrival of "Sinister," "Here Comes the Boom" and Ben Affleck's critically acclaimed "Argo," but industry experts predicted moviegoers will still be "taken" with a certain 60-year-old, Oscar-nominated Irishman.

  • Box Office Preview: 'Argo' Will Battle 'Taken 2' For Weekend Crown

    Sinister could end up competing to some degree with CBS Films' Seven Psychopaths, which also opens Friday. A festival favorite, the dark comedy stars Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Christopher Walken and Abbie Cornish.

  • Forecast: 'Argo,' 'Sinister' and More Target 'Taken 2' on Busy Weekend

    On the busiest weekend so far this Fall, five new nationwide releases will battle to see who can take the largest chunk of the box office pie, though first place will likely go to Taken 2 again. Argo and Sinister seem to be in the best position right ...

  • Box-Office Oracle: Predicting 'Argo' Over 'Taken 2', 'Sinister', 'Here Comes ...

    Which leads to a box office reckoning, because the first Taken (a good film) performed well for about 13 straight weekends.

  • 'Argo,' 'Sinister' Will Take Box-Office Bullet From 'Taken 2'

    Vengeance, and the top spot at the U.S. box office, will continue to be Liam Neeson's this weekend, with reigning champ "Taken 2' expected to hold off four wide openers.

  • Notable Newcomers Invade The Box Office!

    Argo, Lionsgate's Sinister, Sony's Here Comes the Boom, CBS Film's Seven Psychopaths and Atlas Distribution's Atlas Shrugged Part 2. Twentieth Century Fox's Taken 2 led the charge last weekend with nearly $50 million and helped the industry enjoy a ...

  • Box Office: 'Argo' enters crowded field

    The domestic box office seems to have got its groove back as Fox's "Taken 2" and Warner Bros.' new entry "Argo" lead a crowded and ... Summit released "Sinister" starting 10 p.m. Thursday in select theaters. Sony has been targeting Hispanics and ...

  • Box Office Predictions: Taken 2 To Take The Box Office Again

    The next widest release goes to "Sinister" with 2,527 locations. Fingers are crossed that moviegoers will be in the holiday spirit and will let "Sinister" take at least as much as "Insidious," about $13 million to start. While "Here Comes the Boom" is ...

  • Ben Affleck's 'Argo' hopes to take box office crown from 'Taken 2' this weekend

    Horror flick Sinister and Kevin James' Here Comes The Boom also open wide Friday. Affleck directed and stars ... The film has been winning wide acclaim since the Toronto Film Festival and opens at 3,232 locations Friday, reports Box Office Mojo. The ...

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