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Box Office Breakdown: Social Network Liked by Audiences

The Social Network

Theatergoers took time away from their personal Facebook accounts this weekend to enjoy some actual entertainment this weekend.

—David Fincher’s film about the creation of that social media site—raised enough friends over the last three days to land the biopic in first place. Network’s $22.4 million outing also gave screenwriter Aaron Sorkin his best opening to date.

’s long-awaited debut barely went noticed. The Renee Zellweger/Bradley Cooper movie, which had been waiting for a release date for over two years, was produced for an estimated $27 million. Unfortunately, it only earned back $5.4 million of that from domestic audiences.

Meanwhile, also struggled to find a warm welcome. The vampire thriller – a remake of Sweden’s Let the Right One In—took in only $5.1 million, enough for an 8th place finish.

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In Theaters This Weekend: October 1, 2010


Here are a few selections in theaters this weekend:

  • Case 39 (R): starring Renee Zellweger, Ian McShane, Bradley Cooper (directed by Christian Alvart)
  • Let Me In (R): starring Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloe Moretz, Richard Jenkins (directed by Matt Reeves)
  • The Social Network (PG-13): starring Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Timberlake, Andrew Garfield (directed by David Fincher)

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Remake News: American Gladiators, Let the Right One In and More

American Gladiators

American Gladiators: A theatrical version of the NBC series has just been given a screenwriter. Patriot Games’ Peter Iliff will be crafting American Gladiators, an entirely different games-related story. The redo will reportedly treat the muscular stars as superhero-type characters. No word whether they’ll be watching over the city from their perch above the Sky Track or on top of The Wall.

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