We're looking for contributors

Ben Affleck's THE TOWN Tops Once Again, Box Office Down Overall

Jon Hamm, The Town, Ben Affleck
Jon Hamm in Ben Affleck's The Town

Ben Affleck's The Town, featuring Affleck, Jeremy Renner, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm, and Blake Lively, topped the North American box office for the sixth day in a row, taking in $2.26 million on Wednesday, Sept. 22, according to Box Office Mojo. Total to date: $30.98m.

At no. 2, the Emma Stone vehicle Easy A earned $1.01 million, falling perilously close to the $1m-per-day mark. Next was the Milla Jovovich-Wentworth Miller actioner Resident Evil: Afterlife with $730k.

At no. 4, the M. Night Shyamalan presentation Devil earned $660k, followed by the animated Alpha and Omega with $319k.

The Anton Corbijn-George Clooney thriller/drama The American collected $229k.

Next in line were the Hayden Christensen-Chris Brown-Paul Walker thriller Takers with $213k at no. 7, and Julia Roberts-Javier Bardem-James Franco's romantic drama Eat Pray Love with $184k at no. 8.

Rounding out the top twelve were Ethan Maniquis-Robert Rodriguez's Machete with $173k, Christopher Nolan-Leonardo DiCaprio's Inception with $166k, Will Ferrell-Mark Wahlberg's The Other Guys with $140k, Drew Barrymore-Justin Long's Going the Distance with $132k.

Among the top twelve movies, The Town had the highest per-theater average, $793. Going the Distance had the lowest, $66.

The top ten movies at the North American box office were down 15.5 percent on Wednesday. Not surprisingly, every single movie on the top twelve chart posted attendance decreases.

Inception had the lowest Tuesday-to-Wednesday drop-off rate, -6.7 percent. Devil had the highest, -22.9 percent.

Photo: The Town (Claire Folger / Warner Bros.)

If you found Ben Affleck's THE TOWN Tops Once Again, Box Office Down Overall an informative post, please recommend it to your friends. See share buttons above and on the left.
And consider following Alt Film Guide on Facebook and/or joining the FB group All About Movies.
Ben Affleck's THE TOWN Tops Once Again, Box Office Down Overall © 2004-2015 Alt Film Guide and/or author(s). Text NOT to be reproduced without prior written consent.

Continue Reading: LULA, THE SON OF BRAZIL: Brazil's Controversial Oscar 2011 Submission

Previous Post: Douglas Fairbanks Is THE MOLLYCODDLE for GONE WITH THE WIND's Victor Fleming

You can leave your comment about Ben Affleck's THE TOWN Tops Once Again, Box Office Down Overall in the space below. Important: Different views and opinions are perfectly fine, but courtesy and respect are imperative. Abusive, bigoted, baseless (spreading misinformation), and/or inflammatory comments will be deleted, and such commenters may be banned.

You can use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

1 Comment to Ben Affleck's THE TOWN Tops Once Again, Box Office Down Overall

  1. hammbone



Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz, Nicole Kidman: SAG Awards 2010 Presenters
Jon Hamm, Diane Kruger, Quentin Tarantino: SAG Awards Photos
Milla Jovovich's RESIDENT EVIL: AFTERLIFE Grosses $1m Less Than Estimated: Box Office
Sylvester Stallone's THE EXPENDABLES Passes $100m; Milla Jovovich's RESIDENT EVIL: AFTERLIFE Sinks: ...
Oliver Stone-Michael Douglas-Shia LaBeouf's WALL STREET: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS Tops Box Office
Kristen Bell-Jamie Lee Curtis' YOU AGAIN Jumps 26%: Box Office
Oliver Stone's MONEY NEVER SLEEPS Down 52%; Ben Affleck's THE TOWN, Emma Stone's EASY A Hold On: Box...
THE SOCIAL NETWORK Falls Below $1,000 Average; Ben Affleck Beats Oliver Stone: Box Office
Jesse Eisenberg-Justin Timberlake's THE SOCIAL NETWORK Remains on Top: Box Office
EASY A's Emma Stone Victim of Off-Color Joke, Cher Victim of 127 HOURS: Critics Choice Awards
Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN Photo
THE HELP Box-Office: First Three Consecutive Weekends at the Top Since INCEPTION
Box Office: THE HELP Tops Slowest Labor Day Weekend in 15 Years
Box Office: THE HELP to Pass $150 Million, Adam Sandler-Produced BUCKY LARSON Plummets
Dianna Agron, Emma Stone Photo: SAG Awards 2012
Sandra Bullock Wiped Out, Milla Jovovich Not
ARGO Movie or TAKEN 2 No.1? Weekend Box Office
Ben Affleck ARGO Movie Weekend Box Office: Second or Third Place?
DreamWorks Animation THE CROODS Weekend Box Office: Trailing DRAGON, MONSTERS?