Meet the Spartans Edges out Rambo

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Who says American moviegoers have no taste in movies? Oh right, the box office weekend over the weekend, where the unGodly awful looking “Meet the Spartans” took #1 in its weekend debut. “Spartans'” $18.7 million just barely edged out Sylvester Stallone’s “Rambo 4″, which came in second in its debut with $18.2 million.

Katherine Heigl’s romantic comedy “27 Dresses” dropped to #3 in its second week with a solid $13.6 million, while monster movie “Cloverfield” landed at #4 with $12 million, for a total take of $64 million in two weeks of release. Not bad for a monster movie in a country where monster movies are relegated to Saturday nights on the Sci Fi Channel.

Two other films opened over the weekend: Diane Lane’s FBI thriller “Untraceable” came in fifth place with $11.2 million, while the urban dance movie “How She Move” landed outside the Top 10 at #12 with $4 in its opening weekend.

But the year’s surprising hit still has to be “Juno”, which has already grossed over $100 million. Not bad for a movie about a pregnant teenage girl.


Spartans Spoof Edges out Rambo

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