Entertainment News

 

TAKEN 2 KIDNAPS TOP SPOT IN U.S. BOX OFFICE CHART

Sunday, October 7, 2012 - Liam Neeson 's kidnap drama Taken 2 has stormed the U.S. box office, grossing $50 million (=C2£31.25 million) in its opening weekend (05-07Oct12).

The action sequel's huge haul is double that of Taken's original outing

in 2009, when it debuted with strong takings of $24.7 million (=C2£15.44 million).

Last week's (ends30Sep12) number one film, animated family hit Hotel Transylvania, slips to second place with $26.3 million (=C2£16.44 million), while musical comedy Pitch Perfect is at three with $14.7 million (=C2£9.19 million).

Sci-fi thriller Looper and Tim Burton's cartoon film Frankenweenie round out the new top five.

Article Copyright World Entertainment News Network All Rights Reserved.

return to Entertainment News

SWEEPSTAKES

The Nice Guys
Ends May 22, 2016
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising
Ends May 22, 2016
Barbershop: The Next Cut
Ends May 2, 2016

Top 10

Up

Up from last week

Down

Down from last week

No change

No change from last week

  • Movie Tickets.ar
  • Movie Tickets.ca
  • Movie Tickets.cl
  • Movie Tickets.ie
  • Movie Tickets.mx
  • Movie Tickets.sp
  • Movie Tickets.uk
  • Movie Tickets.us

MovieTickets.com is a worldwide leader in advance movie ticketing and a top destination for celebrity interviews, movie reviews and trailers. You can also access theater information, check movie showtimes, view video clips, and much more.