Box Office Guru Wrapup: Elysium Tops Crowded List of Newcomers - Rotten Tomatoes

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Elysium Tops Crowded List of Newcomers

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North American multiplexes were hit with a traffic jam as four new wide releases took all the leading spots with the top ten beating out both last weekend's and last year's numbers. Leading the way with a number one debut was the sci-fi action thriller Elysium starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster which opened to $30.5M from 3,284 locations for a good $9,287 average. Considering the original story, R rating, and the fact that 14 other summer action films came before it, the debut was respectable though not stellar.Back to Article

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