Expendables 2 Wins Box Office, Cosmopolis Impresses
The Expendables 2 blasted its way to the top of the box office this weekend, but Robert Pattinson also had a few thousand reasons to smile.
While the Sylvester Stallone-penned action flick earned nearly $ 30 million and easily out-garnered The Bourne Legacy for the number-one ranking, Pattinson’s Cosmopolis – his first movie since news of the Kristen Stewart affair broke – grossed $ 72,000 at just three theaters.
That gave Cosmopolis the weekend’s biggest per-screen average. So take that, D.B. Sweeney!
Sparkle – which featured Whitney Houston in her final big screen performance – landed in fifth place. But it sported the Top 10′s best per-theater average after The Expendables 2.
Here is a look at that top 10 from Friday and Saturday: