Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island repeated as the weekend box office champ, and Avatar broke the $700 million plateau domestically, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Shutter Island, which stars Leonardo DiCaprio as a U.S. marshal investigating a patient's escape from a mysterious asylum on a Massachusetts island, pulled in another $22.2 million, bringing it's overall total to $75.1 million.
The flick held off strong debuts...
Audiences showed Valentine's Day a lot of love this weekend as the all-star ensemble romantic comedy topped the box office with $52.4 million.
The impressive haul by the movie — which stars Ashton Kutcher, Jessica Alba, Jennifer Garner, Anne Hathaway, Julia Roberts, Jamie Foxx, Queen Latifah, Jessica Biel, Shirley MacLaine, Taylor Swift and Taylor Lautner — easily bumped last week's No. 1, Dear John, out of the top spot. The drama starring Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried fell to
After earning another $30 million domestically over the weekend, Avatar is still atop the box office chart, bringing its total to $594.5 million in 45 days.
The unstoppable film broke the record for the highest-grossing seventh weekend in release and is expected to surpass Titanic, James Cameron's other box-office behemoth, as the film with highest domestic gross later this week.
Avatar breaks Titanic's all-time record
Meanwhile, Mel Gibson's thriller, Edge of Darkness, was no match for the 3-D epic adventure, taking in only ...