Weekend B.O. Jan. 18-20 (Mama's A Hit, Arnie Flops)

From Shadow and Act Sun Jan 20 2013, 13:05:49

The Gulliermo del Toro produced ghost story/horror film Mama did better than expected, while former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's return to the big screen was underwhelming, to say the least. The $15 million dollar Mama was No.1 this weekend, with an excellent $28 million opening, almost twice what it cost to produce it, while Arnie's action movie, The Last Stand, did a paltry $6.3 million. Allen Hughes' film noirish Broken Cuity underperformed, while Marlon Wayans' A Haunted House, though it took a big dip, is well into the black, considering its very modest $2.5 million production budget. Django Unchanged still shows signs...

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!