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Weekend Box Office Report: September 3rd – 5th, 2010
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Weekend Box Office Report: September 3rd – 5th, 2010

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George Clooney’s The American opened at #1 at the box office this weekend, bringing in $12.9 million on a slow Labor Day weekend to bring its gross since Wednesday to $16.1 million. Takers dropped one spot to #2 in its second week, bringing in $11.5 million. Opening in #3 was Robert Rodriguez’s grindhouse-style movie Machete. The action film starring Danny Trejo opened in 2,670 theaters and had a three-day take of $11.3 million. The Last Exorcism fell two spots to #4, dropping 63% with a $7.6 million take. The Drew Barrymore/Justin Long romantic comedy Going The Distance opened at #5, bringing in $6.9 in the three-day weekend in 3,030 for a $2,272 per-theater average. The film had a budget of $32 million.

BOX OFFICE TOP TEN (FOUR-DAY NUMBERS)
1. The American – $12.9 million ($16.1 million total)
2. Takers – $11.5 million ($37.9 million total)
2. Machete – $11.3 million ($11.3 million total)
4. The Last Exorcism – $7.6 million ($32.5 million total)
5. Going The Distance – $6.9 million ($6.9 million total)
6. The Expendables – $6.6 million ($92.2 million total)
7. The Other Guys – $5.4 million ($106.9 million total)
8. Eat Pray Love – $4.9 million ($69 million total)
9. Inception – $4.5 million ($277.1 million total)
10. Nanny McPhee Returns – $3.6 million ($22.4 million total)

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