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Box Office: Sept. 25-27, 2015: HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2, THE INTERN

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Box Office September 25-27, 2015. Hotel Transylvania 2 premiered in the Number One spot at the box office over the weekend with $47.5 Million. The Intern premiered in Second Place with $18.2 Million. Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials was Third with $14 Million.Everest was Fourth with $13 Million. Black Mass was Fifth with $11.5 Million. The Visit, The Perfect Guy, War Room, The Green Inferno (which premiered this weekend), and Sicario rounded out the top ten respectively.

Hotel Transylvania 2 is a 2015 American 3D computer animated fantasy-comedy film. The film is the sequel to the 2012 film Hotel Transylvania, with its director, Genndy Tartakovsky, and writer, Robert Smigel, returning for the film. Produced by Sony Pictures Animation, the film is animated by Sony Pictures Imageworks, with an additional funding provided by LStar Capital.

Hotel Transylvania 2 takes place seven years after the first film, with the hotel now open to human guests. Mavis and Johnny have a young son named Dennis, whose lack of any vampire abilities worries his grandfather Dracula. When Mavis and Johnny go on a visit to Johnny’s parents, Dracula calls his friends to help him make Dennis a vampire. However, an unexpected visit from Dracula’s old-school human-hating dad, Vlad soon turns things upside-down.

Original voices from the first film—Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Steve Buscemi, David Spade, Fran Drescher, Molly Shannon—returned for the sequel, with Keegan-Michael Key replacing CeeLo Green as Murray. New additions to the cast include Mel Brooks as Count Dracula’s father, Vlad; Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally as Jonathan’s parents, Mike and Linda; and Asher Blinkoff as Mavis and Johnny’s half-human/half-vampire son, Dennis.

The Intern is a 2015 American comedy film directed by Nancy Meyers. The film stars Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway in the two leading roles, with supporting performances from Rene Russo, Adam DeVine, Nat Wolff, Christina Scherer, Anders Holm, and Zack Pearlman.

The Green Inferno is a 2015 horror film directed by Eli Roth and co-written by Roth and Guillermo Amoedo. Starring Lorenza Izzo, Ariel Levy, Daryl Sabara, Kirby Bliss Blanton, and Aaron Burns in the lead roles, the film was inspired by Italian cannibal films of the late 1970s and early ’80s, including Cannibal Holocaust (1980), which features a film-within-a-film titled The Green Inferno.

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