World Box Office Roundup

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Who were the winners and losers at the box office at the weekend?

Last weekend saw ‘The Help’ continue its US domination, ‘Horrible Bosses’ keep local Aussie flick ‘Red Dog’ off the number one spot and ‘The Inbetweeners Movie’ spend its third weekend on top in the UK.

US

‘The Help’ has retained its box office lead for the third weekend in a row, making $14.2m for Labour Day weekend.

The Emma Stone-led drama has now passed the $100m mark in terms of US sales, making it one of the highest-grossing summer dramas of all time.

Australia

‘Horrible Bosses’ has topped the Australian box office for the second time this week.

The movie generated over $2.1 million in box office sales in its second week at the cinema, leaving Australian-made movie Red Dog in second place again.

UK

‘The Inbetweeners Movie’ has spent its third weekend at the top of the UK box office.

The sitcom spinoff made £3.6 million to easily hold off competition from ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ and ‘One Day’.

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US Top Ten

1. The Help – $14,209,000

2. The Debt – $9,677,278
3. Apollo 18 – $8,700,000
4. Shark Night 3D – $8,640,000
5. Rise of the Planet of the Apes – $7,800,000
6. Colombiana – $7,400,000
7. Our Idiot Brother – $5,182,000
8. Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark – $4,941,355
9. Spy Kids: All the Time in the World – $4,637,000
10. The Smurfs – £4,000,000

‘The Help’ Official Trailer

Australian Top Ten

1. Horrible Bosses – $2,174,511

2. Red Dog – $1,659,278
3. The Help – $1,046,311
4. Final Destination 5 – $965,774
5. Friends with Benefits – $748,198
6. Cowboys and Aliens – $651,737
7. Rise of the Planet of the Apes – $585,458
8. One Day – $569,098
9. The Guard – $295,415
10. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 – $278,941

‘Red Dog’ Official Trailer

UK Top Ten

1. The Inbetweeners Movie – £3,679,555

2. Rise of the Planet of the Apes – £1,083,091
3. One Day – £1,048,343
4. The Smurfs – £1,043,353
5. Bodyguard – £839,695
6. Final Destination 5 – £815,216
7. Fright Night – £680,543
8. Apollo 18 – £490,746
9. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 – £454,862
10. Cowboys & Aliens – £401,751

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