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Weekend B.O. (Feb. 17-20 - Safe House Stays Strong)

Shadow and Act By Sergio | Shadow and Act February 19, 2012 at 12:38PM

Safe House held off all comers to get the No. 1 slot this weekend moving up from the second place last weekend. Admittedly that was a surprise to me considering the ending of the film, which did not go well with the audience I saw it with (I didn't like it either) and I thought it would hurt the long lasting b.o. potential of the film.
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Safe House

Safe House held off all comers to get the No. 1 slot this weekend moving up from the second place last weekend. Admittedly that was a surprise to me considering the ending of the film, which did not go well with the audience I saw it with (I didn't like it either) and I thought it would hurt the long lasting b.o. potential of the film.

But then again what do I know?

Here's this week's list...


1)  Safe House Uni. $24,000,000  Total: $78,300,000
2)  The Vow SGem $23,600,000 Total:$85,527,000 
3) Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Sony $22,000,000
4) Journey 2: The Mysterious Island WB $20,085,000 Total:$53,201,000
5) This Means War Fox $19,160,000
6)  Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (3D) Fox Total:$33,738,000
7) Chronicle (2012) Fox $7,500,000 Total:$50,979,000
8) The Woman in Black CBS $6,645,000 Total:$45,250,000
9) The Secret World of Arrietty BV $6,400,000
10) The Grey ORF $3,032,000 Total:$47,925,000
11) The Descendants FoxS $2,925,000 Total:$75,008,000
12) The Artist Wein. $2,325,000 Total:$27,424,000


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