Steven Soderbergh's virus outbreak thriller Contagion fittingly topped what was a pretty sickly weekend box office.
The film, which stars Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, Gwyneth Paltrow and Jude Law, pulled in $23.1 million, according to Box Office Mojo. That was enough to topple three-time champ The Help, which fell to second place with an additional $8.7 million (for a total of $137 million after five weeks).
All told, the box office gross for the weekend's top 10 films was only $66.4 million, the lowest weekend gross this year....
The Help continued to dominate the box office over Labor Day weekend, taking in another $19 million, according to Box Office Mojo.
Staying at No. 1 for the third week in a row, the film starring Emma Stone and Viola Davis has earned a total of...
The Help scored the top spot during a weekend that wound up as the movie box office's second-slowest of the year because of Hurricane Irene.
The drama starring Emma Stone managed to bring in $14.3 million, down from last weekend's $20.5 million, according to Box Office Mojo, which noted that only Super Bowl weekend was slower overall. The film's three-week gross totals $96.6 million.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2
The Harry Potter franchise is going out on a high note — a very high note.
The eighth and final film — Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 — broke records for top midnight grosses, largest opening day, largest opening weekend in the U.S. and...