Box Office

Box Office: August 26-28, 2011: THE HELP, COLOMBIANA

Viola Davis, The Help 2011

The Help helped themselves to a second serving. The Help was Number One at the box office for the second weekend in a row with $14.3 Million. Colombiana premiered in Second Place with $10.3 Million. Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark premiered in Third Place with $8.6 Million. Rise of the Planet of the Apes was Fourth with $8.6 Million for 148.4 Million so far. Our Idiot Brother premiered in Fifth Place with $6.5 Million. Spy Kids: All the Time in the World, The Smurfs, Conan the Barbarian, Fright Night, and Crazy, Stupid, Love. rounded out the top ten respectively.

Colombiana is an American and French action film directed by Olivier Megaton. The film stars Zoe Saldana and Michael Vartan.

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark is a 2011 American horror film written by Matthew Robbins and Guillermo del Toro and directed by comic book artist Troy Nixey. The film stars Katie Holmes, Bailee Madison, and Guy Pearce as a family moving into an 19th century Rhode Island mansion, where their withdrawn daughter begins to witness malevolent goblin-like creatures that emerge from a sealed fireplace in the basement of the house.

Our Idiot Brother is an American 2011 comedy-drama film directed by Jesse Peretz and starring Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, and Emily Mortimer. The script was written by Evgenia Peretz and David Schisgall based on Jesse and Evgenia Peretz’s story, and tells the story of an idealistic man who intrudes and wreaks havoc in each of his three sisters’ lives.

Source: Boxofficemojo

 

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