Four new films opened this weekend, but they were no match for throat punches and cell phone diatribes in this week’s box office.
Last week’s number one, Taken 2, retained its top spot with $22.5 million over the weekend. Now at $86 million to-date, the Liam Neeson sequel will not only double its $45 million budget before the week is out, but also has a real shot of overtaking the first Taken‘s total gross ($145 million). Needless to say, the thought of a Taken 3 becomes all the more real after this weekend.
By comparison, though, the first Taken only experienced a 16% drop-off between its first and second weekend, whereas Taken 2 dropped nearly 60%. Even though moviegoers were eager to see Neeson once again hop into the Bryan Mills role, the ...
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