Something Insidious at the Box Office

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Insidious Shocks All This Box Office Weekend

Box Office Wrap Up: September 13-15

Erik Dansereau

insidious 2 box office wrap up

Building on a Friday the thirteenth box office release Insidious 2 pulled down a 20 million open on Friday to blow past it’s competition and ending the weekend at 41 million. Great news for Film District and director Jason Blum, who seems to thrive on the microbudget format,┬ámade this film for just under 5 million dollars. ┬áThe first Insidious was made for 1.5 million and grossed 97 million worldwide, Insidious Chapter 2 seems well on its way to surpassing that despite the fact horror films tend to drop off after their initial opening.


The_Family_2013,_Poster box office wrap upComing in second place is Robert Deniro’s The Family, produced for 30 million, disappoints with lackluster reviews that even the films Star power, they can only muster 14.5 million the box office.



Vin Diesel’s Riddick takes our third spot, relying solely on the fanboys of the first movie and the pity of others. 13 years after Pitch Black AKA the film that unleashed Vin’s acting prowess on the unsuspecting world, and 9 afterRIDDICKBANNER box offfice wrap up the disaster that was Chronicles of Riddick. Not unlike a zombie Vin is hard to kill and will eat your brain, with a 7million opening hopefully the third installment of this film will finally put the franchise down for good.


1. “Insidious: Chapter 2,” $41 million ($5 million international).


2. “The Family,” $14.5 million.


3. “Riddick,” $7 million ($9.6 million international).


4. “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” $5.58 million ($2.5 million international).


5. “We’re the Millers,” $5.4 million ($9 million international).


6. “Instructions Not Included,” $4.25 million.


7. “Planes,” $3.06 million ($10.7 million international).


8. “One Direction: This Is Us,” $2.4 million.


9. “Elysium,” $2.05 million ($8.5 million international).


10. “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters,” $1.82 million ($7.8 million international).


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