Weekend Box Office Actuals: The Town Remains Bustling

Ben Affleck has found the spotlight again with The Town, his co-written, acted in and directed Boston crime thriller that held true to studio estimates and won the weekend box office battle with $23.8 million in ticket receipts. It easy topped Emma Stone in Easy A, M. Night Shyamalan’s Devil, butt-kicking Milla Jovovich in Resident Evil: Afterlife and the kiddie animated flick Alpha and Omega.

In our Weekend Box Office Prophet Game, the Prophet topped the players by a score of 3-2 to win for the fith consecutive round. That means the next round, kicking off Tuesday or Wednesday and featuring films including Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps and You Again, will boast a growing jackpot prize including six Blu-ray and DVD movies.

Top player finisher from the last round ohdannyboy has scored a DVD consolation prize for their accurate predicting.

The complete top 10 weekend box office results for September 17 – 19, 2010 are as follows:

  • 1. The Town: $23.8m
  • 2. Easy A: $17.7m
  • 3. Devil: $12.3m
  • 4. Resident Evil: Afterlife: $10.0m
  • 5. Alpha and Omega: $9.1m
  • 6. Takers: $3.0m
  • 7. The American: $2.7m
  • 8. The Other Guys: $2.0m
  • 9. Inception: $2.0m
  • 10. Machete: $1.8

Remember, check back tomorrow or Wednesday for the next round of our ongoing and irresistable Weekend Box Office Prophet Game.

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