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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Prisoners’ Holds the Box Office Captive

September may traditionally be a wasteland of half-baked films that are getting dumped because they weren't fit to open in a proper month, but the lack of competition can actually be a good thing. Could 'Prisoners,' a film made specifically for an adult audience, have opened this well if it was released in a busier month? Probably not.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Insidious Chapter 2′ Has a Terrifyingly Huge Opening

James Wan has done it again. For the second time this year, a horror film that he's directed has opened to over $40 million, securing his position as the reigning king of mainstream horror cinema. He may be taking a break from the genre to direct 'Fast and Furious 7,' but after the jaw-dropping success of 'The Conjuring' and now 'Insidious Chapter 2,' you just know he'll be back. No one is bringing the audiences in quite like Wan.

Oh, and there were some other movies that made some money, too.

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Universal
Universal

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Riddick’ Wins an Unimpressive Weekend

One of the things 'Riddick' has going for it is that it didn't cost too much. So while its opening weekend may be a little less than impressive, it doesn't have that far to go to make a profit. It's little victories like this that make this, one of the slowest most stagnant movie weekends of the year, more palatable.

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Universal Pictures
Universal Pictures

WBSM Movie Critic Reviews “Riddick” Starring Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel stars in a new movie this weekend called "Riddick." It's an R-rated action film featuring Riddick who was left for dead on a planet where alien predators roam free. With no other choice, Riddick activates an emergency beacon which sends two groups of mercenaries who both want the same thing, Riddick's head as a trophy

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Kevin Kane, Getty Images
Kevin Kane, Getty Images

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘One Direction: This is Us’ Takes the Lead

The summer is over and September is upon us. The result? One of the most boring weekend box office reports in months. Months! The month or so following the end of the summer movie season is traditionally one of the worst of the year, the time when Hollywood unleashes all of the films that they have little faith in, a buffer between the blockbuster months and the award season months. In other words, it's the exact kind of climate where a movie like 'One Direction: This is Us' can thrive.

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Paramount
Paramount

What is The Most Memorable Movie Quote Ever?

Not to be cliche, but I'm going to make you an offer you can't refuse. In a moment, you can see and hear 100 of the best delivered lines in movie history!

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Weinstein Co.
Weinstein Co.

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘You’re Next’ and ‘The World’s End’ Get Served by ‘The Butler’

Despite a bunch of new releases with all kinds of wide and varied appeal, this weekend's box office top 10 looks suspiciously like last week's. Apparently, none of the newcomers could match Lee Daniels' 'The Butler,' which effortlessly claimed the top spot once more.

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The Weinstein Co.
The Weinstein Co.

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘The Butler’ Disarms ‘Kick-Ass 2′

There's something thematically appropriate about a movie telling the story of a butler who quietly influenced the United States taking the number one spot at the box office over its flashy, bigger rivals. Lee Daniels' 'The Butler' took multiplexes by storm this weekend, taking down last week's competition as well as a handful of seemingly strong newcomers.

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Odd Lot Entertainment
Odd Lot Entertainment

Another Local Movie Filmed at Water Wizz Opens Today

The movie "The Way Way Back" is showing in local theaters this weekend. This is the movie with Steve Carell  that was filmed at Water Wizz and in Onset.

Were you in the film? We'd love to talk with you about it

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Warner Brothers
Warner Brothers

WBSM Movie Critic Reviews “RIPD” and “The Conjuring”

There are actually three movies on the screen this weekend:

"R.I.P.D"  Rated PG-13

Opening today is the new action comedy "R.I.P.D" starring Jeff Bridges, Ryan Reynolds and Kevin Bacon. The film follows veteran

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