"Forbidden Kingdom," the long-awaited pairing of Jackie Chan and Jet Li, won the box-office weekend with its $20.9 million take!
Meanhwile, the funny romantic comedy, "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" bowed at a comfortable no. 2 with $17.3 million box-office weekend total.
"Forbidden Kingdom" beat "Sarah Marshall" because of its two marquee stars, and its PG-13 rating. Meanwhile, "Marshall" had an R-rating and no big name box-office stars.
The previous weekend's No. 1 movie, the slasher remake "Prom Night," fell to third with $9.1 million, raising its total to $32.6 million.
Overall receipts were up for the first time in a month. The top 12 movies took in $82.1 million, up 12 percent from the same weekend last year.
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For an indepth analysis of the movie, read my movie review.
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“Forgetting Sarah Marshall” is a comedy you won’t soon forget. The characters are mostly endearing, and there are two knockout scenes that will be the subject of many blogs. The first involved a bit about a Dracula puppet musical, and the other? The shocking but funny display of full-frontal male nudity. We’ll get to that later. Read More...
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I literally got this email, 2 minutes ago! So here it is y'all...the new "X-Files" movie is going to be called... Read More...
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And initially, it wasn't intended to be in the film! Here's Mister Jason to tell us why, and what he says about the new "Muppet" movie!
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