Pixar Out ‘Braves’ Vampire Hunters — Here’s Your Box—Office Roundup

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Cartoons outperformed scary blockbusters this weekend.  While “Brave” was the ultimate child pleaser and shall perform well at the box office, as Pixar films tend to do, “Brave” was anything but what the title suggests.

Other than one real “brave” moment near the film’s end, the movie sacrificed too much seriousness for silliness ultimately making “Brave” no different from other animated releases.

Despite the film’s huge opening, it didn’t outperform “The Lorax” which earned $70 million its opening weekend

Back in January, we expected the initial hype for “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” to hold out until summer. However, the film’s marketing died down, allowing news of the film to become lost among anticipation for a trio of superhero flicks.

Out of the top 10 this week are “Moonrise Kingdom,” “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” and, to little surprise, “Battleship.”

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title=”10. Keira Knightley and Steve Carell’s low-budget “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World” follows Carell as he goes in search of his high school sweetheart as an asteroid comes hurtling toward Earth. The dramedy earned $3.8 million at the box office.”
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title=”7. Adam Sandler’s box-office dud, “That’s My Boy,” quickly fell three spots in week two with $7.9 million.”
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title=”5. (TIE) Universal’s “Snow White and the Huntsman” continues its steady ride in week four with $8 million.”
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title=”5. (TIE) “Rock of Ages” dips two spots and nearly 50 per cent at theatres with $8 million. This brings Tom Cruise’s musical to $28.7 million in its second week—far below its estimated $75 million budget.”
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title=”4. “Prometheus” nears closer to its $130 million budget grossing $10 million this weekend.”
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title=”3. “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” is off to a slow start with $16.5 million. The film, based on the 2010 novel had a $69 million budget.”
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title=”2. The afro-circus of “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” stays on top of the box office with $20.2 million. In three weeks, the film has already exceeded it’s $145 million budget with a domestic gross of $157.6m.”
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title=”1. Pixar does it again. “Brave” is the company’s 13th straight film to lead during its opening weekend with $66.7 million. It helped the film opened in more than 4,100 theatres—the highest count for any Pixar film.”
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