Making for another miserable showing in Stateside theaters, "The Possession" is seeing its projected sub-$10 million take turn out to be enough to maintain the top spot at the box office over the weekend of September 7-9, 2012.
Garnering first place for the second weekend in a row, the Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Kyra Sedgwick starring Lionsgate horror picture's $2.8 million Friday puts it on pace for an estimated three day total of $9.1 million - which surprisingly outpaces the rest of the cinematic challengers.
Starting off with a bang thanks to a crushing performance by "The Avengers" at the box office, the summer 2012 movie season now finds itself coming to close on a less than stellar note.
Faring only slightly better than last weekend's top grossing total of $13.5 million, "The Possession" is on track to take the Labor Day weekend (August 31-September 3) top spot - as the Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Kyra Sedgwick starring Lionsgate horror picture's $6 million Friday and $6.8 million Saturday puts it on pace for an estimated four-day total of $22.8 million.
With dismal numbers cranking up the anxiety amongst Tinseltown's top players, "The Expendables 2" is the lone film with double digit earnings at the box office over the weekend of August 17-19, 2012.
The testosterone filled action caper starring Sylvester Stallone , Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jason Statham pulled in an estimated $3.7 million on Friday and $5.4 million on Saturday with a $13 million projected sophomore weekend total being enough for a second straight first place finish.
While it doesn't appear as if the sequel will be able to better its predecessor, "The Expendables 2" is still on track to steal away the top spot at the box office over the weekend of August 17-19, 2012.
The testosterone filled action caper starring Sylvester Stallone , Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jason Statham pulled in an estimated $10.5 million on Friday and$10.2 million on Saturday with an expected $28.7 million weekend total being shy of the $34.8 million opening mustered up by the first film.
Finding a newcomer perched atop the pack for the first time in the past month, "The Dark Knight Rises" has been dethroned by "The Bourne Legacy" in the battle for box office supremacy over the weekend of August 10-12, 2012.
The latest installment in the Tony Gilroy directed action/adventure franchise, which stars Jeremy Renner and Rachel Weisz in the leads, garnered an approximate $15 million on opening day while taking in an estimated $44 million for a first place inaugural weekend finish.