Lee Daniels’ The Butler Wins Second Straight Weekend Box Office
By Daniel Gates | 11:45 am, August 25th, 2013BOX OFFICE
Lee Daniels’ The Butler won its second straight weekend at the box office.
The historical drama starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey had a $17 million take at the gate.
We’re The Millers, the pot smuggling comedy with Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis, finished at #2 with $13.5 million.
New release The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones opened third with $9.2 million.
The new British comedy The World’s End took in $9.1 million and fourth place, with holdover Planes landing in fifth with $8.6 million.
Newbie horror flick You’re Next was sixth with $7 million.
Rounding out the top 10 were Elysium ($6.8 million), Percy Jackson: Sea Of Monsters ($5.2 million), Kick-Ass 2 ($4.3 million), Blue Jasmine ($4.3 million).
What did you see this weekend?
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