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
The weekend's other new film, The Mechanic starring Jason Statham, tied with...
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...
We couldnt believe it either The cast of Crank is gearing up for a reprise of their action-packed film frenzy with Crank 2 In the sequel to the story of a hit man with a the minutes ticking down on his life Jason Stathams back as Chev Chelios with Amy Smart joining him again as his girlfriend and Clifton Collins Jr as the bad guy Dwight Yoakam and Efren Ramirez are also back says Variety and Bai Ling has signed on tooIn the second Crank movie Chev goes after an evil mobster whos stolen his tough-as-nails heart and swapped in one that needs electricity jolts to keep beating clearly an inferior model that deserves a movies worth of chases and cliff-hangers While the first Crank was quite enough for many critics such as TV Guides Ken Fox who reviewed it here it did a respectable 42 million in worldwide ticket sales tempting enough it seems for a second round Will Crank 2 tempt you Anna Dimond
FBI agent Jack Crawford (Jason Statham) is looking for revenge after his partner is brutally murdered by the assassin Rogue (Jet Li). It's been three years since the murder, and Crawford is prepared to do anything to capture Rogue after he discovers the assassin is back in San Francisco. Crawford's pursuit will put him in the middle of a conflict between two Asian gangs, and he must be prepared to go to war if he wants to avenge his partner's death.Extras on this Blu-ray release include "The War Chest" (never-before-seen footage available in movie, or through menus), "Scoring War," Visual Commentary with director Philip G. Atwell, Audio Commentary with writers Lee Anthony Smith and Gregory J. Bradley, Gag Reel, Deleted Scenes, "The War Zone" trivia track, Yakuza Fighter game and behind-the-scenes FX Bonus. I really enjoyed listening to the "The War Zone" trivia track, which is filled with interesting information on the location, stunts, and actors in the movie. It also includes shor...