Bridget Jones's Baby Gets Ugly
'Blair Witch' and 'Snowden' also tank
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 18, 2016 12:13 PM CDT
Renee Zellweger, Patrick Dempsey, right, and Colin Firth in a scene from "Bridget Jones's Baby."   (Giles Keyte/Universal Pictures via AP)
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(Newser) – Bridget Jones might've had a baby, but she might as well have laid an egg, with the so-called "three-quel" pulling in a paltry $8.2 million this weekend, notes the Hollywood Reporter. But Jones & Co. weren't alone in their diaper-dirtying, reports the AP, with both Blair Witch and Snowden also failing to, er, sully, Sully, which remained atop the box office a second week with $22 million. Blair Witch landed in No. 2 with $9.7 million, while Oliver Stone found the lowest debut of his career with his Edward Snowden biopic's $8 million, for fourth place.

 

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