LOS ANGELES — “Zero Dark Thirty” hunted down the top spot at the box office – and easily won it.
Sony Pictures’ Osama bin Laden raid drama nabbed first place with $ 24 million in its first weekend in wide release, according to studio estimates Sunday.
The film, which opened in a limited run last month, earned five Oscar nominations last week, including best picture, original screenplay and actress for Jessica Chastain… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Zero Dark Thirty' Leads With $24 Million
Zero Dark Thirty
The filmmaking duo behind The Hurt Locker (Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal) takes on the hunt for — and the killing of — Osam… Read More
Since its release, Kathryn Bigelow’s film, “Zero Dark Thirty” has been under extreme political scrutiny.
The movie, written by Mark Boal (“The Hurt Locker”), chronicles the decade-long manhunt for Osama bin Laden. Sensitive subject matter aside, the Oscar… Continue reading 'Zero Dark Thirty' Accuracy: Behind-The-Scenes Clip On Building Osama bin Laden's House (VIDEO)
Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. Texas Chainsaw 3-D – $ 23.0 million
2. Django Unchained – $ 20.0 million
3. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - $ 17.5 million
4. Les Miserables - $ 16.1 million
5. Parental Guidance – $ 10.1 million
6. Jack Reacher - $ 9.3 million
7. This is 40 – $ 8.5 million
8. Lincoln – $ 5.2 million
9. The Guilt Trip - $
Welcome to the first in what will be a series of weekly columns updating the state of the Oscar race. We’ll continue to trace who’s ahead and who’s a long shot as we gauge the impact of each week’s new developments, from the critics’ prizes to the Golden Globes to the various guild awards.
The next couple of weeks will be especially eventful, with the National Society of Film Critics, the… Continue reading Oscars 2013: Best Picture Race Is Down To 'Lincoln' vs. 'Zero Dark Thirty'