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Evil Dead Remake Scares Up $30.5M

'The Croods' and 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' take 2nd and 3rd

(Newser) - The remake of 1981 cult classic Evil Dead devoured the box office this weekend, taking in $26 million domestically and $30.5 million worldwide, says the Hollywood Reporter . Left shaking in its wake was DreamWorks' prehistoric comedy The Croods and G.I. Joe: Retaliation with about $21.1 million apiece.... More »

GI Joe Swings to $41.2M Win

Film had been delayed 9 months after 'Battleship' sunk

(Newser) - GI Joe: Retaliation punched its way to the top this Easter weekend, bringing in $41.2 million domestically. That showing propelled it to a global tally of $132 million since its opening Wednesday, notes the Hollywood Reporter . Last week's winner, The Croods, slipped to No. 2 with $26.5... More »

The Croods Swings to $44.7M

'Olympus' marks end of Gerard Butler's slide, 'Admission' struggles

(Newser) - DreamWorks' prehistoric comedy The Croods grabbed the weekend win, reports the AP , with a muscular $44.7 million in its opening weekend. Gerard Butler's terrorist thriller Olympus Has Fallen was close behind, with $30.5 million, notes the Hollywood Reporter , allowing the actor to save a little face after... More »

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