Fairy tale reboot Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters easily cruised to the top spot at the weekend box office, besting other new releases Parker and Movie 43.
For the second weekend in a row, romantic comedy Think Like a Man nabbed the top spot in the weekend box office. The film, adapted from the non-fiction book by Steve Harvey, pulled in $18 million this weekend — down from last weekend's $33 million, according to Box Office Mojo.
The exorcism thriller The Rite topped a slow weekend at the movies, Box Office Mojo reports.
The film starring Anthony Hopkins nabbed $15 million in its first week. Last week's No. 1, No Strings Attached, fell to second with an estimated $13.7 million.
No Strings Attached claims top spot at the box office
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The action ensemble flick The Expendables took the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office raking in $35 million, according to Box Office Mojo.
The film, written by David Callaham and Sylvester Stallone and directed by Stallone, is an homage to many of the blockbuster films from the 1980s and '90s. It stars action-movie veterans Stallone, Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger, among others, as well as actors newer to the genre, such as Jason Statham and Jet Li.
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A gang, headed by Terry Leather (Jason Statham) is hired to break into a local bank and clean out the safe deposit vault. This is their chance of a lifetime, but what they don't know is the true purpose of the robbery They quickly find themselves in a scheme involving MI-5, the Royal Family, corrupt detectives, a Black Power leader, and a local porn king. This pulse-pounding crime drama is based on the greatest heist in British history.Don't expect The Bank Job to have as much action as some of Statham's other movies like The Transporter, Crank and War. The movie has action moments, but the explosions and gunshots are few and far between, which is to be expected since the movie is based on a real event. My girlfriend and I both liked the movie, and the featurettes on the disc. The feature-length commentary with Director Roger Donaldson, Actress Saffron Burrows ("Martine Love") and Composer J. Peter Robinson is entertaining throughout, and provides insight into the movie, the real ba...