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Battle at the Box Office

Every week we dive into who won and lost at the weekend box office

Battle at the Box Office 10/21

Gravity took the top spot for the third week in a row while the three new releases all kind of flopped, especially The Fifth Estate, which had one of the worst openings ever.

Battle at the Box Office 10/14

Gravity barely lost any business this past weekend and remained on top while Captain Phillips had a strong debut and Machete Kills bombed.

Battle at the Box Office 10/7

Gravity easily took the top spot at the box office this weekend, setting a new record for October and becoming the highest opening ever for both Sandra Bullock and George Clooney.

Battle at the Box Office 9/30

Making a little bit more than the original and easily winning the weekend box office was Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2.

Battle at the Box Office 9/23

On a pretty slow weekend to kick off the Fall, Prisoners was the top movie with just over $20 million while last week’s number one took a massive tumble to second place.

Battle at the Box Offic 9/16

With a great release date, Insidious Chapter 2 dominated the box office with the second $40+ million horror opening for James Wan this year and the fifth number one horror movie opening of the year.

Battle at the Box Office 9/2

The tween girl hordes arrived at theaters this weekend to make One Direction: This is Us the number one movie while the other new releases bombed.

Battle at the Box Office 8/26

Despite some great reviews, The World’s End and You’re Next were nowhere near able to top The Butler, which easily took the box office for the second week in a row.

Battle at the Box Office 8/19

The followers of the Oprah made The Butler the number one movie over the weekend while Jobs and Paranoia bombed and Kick Ass 2 disappointed.