Bangkok Dangerous Hobbles to Top Spot

Hitman flick knocks Thunder from top spot in slow weekend
By Laurel Jorgensen,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 7, 2008 8:05 PM CDT
In this photo provided by LionsGate, Nicolas Cage stars as a hitman sent to Bangkok to pull off a series of jobs in "Bangkok Dangerous."    (AP Photo/Lionsgate,Chan Kam Chuen)
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(Newser) – Nicolas Cage action flick Bangkok Dangerous stumbled to box office victory during an unusually slow Labor Day weekend, Variety reports. With sales down 17% over last year's holiday, Bangkok needed just $7.8 million to top Tropic Thunder's $7.5 million. Completing the top 5 were The House Bunny ($5.9 million), The Dark Knight ($5.7 million), and Traitor ($4.7 million).