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Zombies Win!

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Resident Evil: Afterlife was the obvious winner at the box office this weekend.

The Milla Jovovich zombie flick opened at the number one spot with $27.7 million.

It was a record debut for the videogame-based franchise as it had the best opening ever among the Resident Evil films, as well as one of the best openings on a post-Labor Day weekend. No doubt, the film's 3D prices contributed to the high figure.

Takers came in second, while The American, Machete, and Going the Distance rounded out the top five.

As for Joaquin Phoenix's documentary I'm Still Here, people didn't seem to care about whether or not the film is a hoax or not. Opening in 20 theaters in 18 cities, it made a measly $98,000.

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16 comments to “Zombies Win!”



  1. 1

    ZOMFG, FUCK YES! :D
    I saw Resident Evil: Afterlife yesterday and it was AMAZING!!!
    Even THAT is an understatement.



  2. 2

    Oh, that's Joaquin Phoenix? I thought it was Zack Galifianakis. Insert sarcastic eye-roll here.



  3. 3

    Saw Resident Evil and yes it was awesome! So glad it made the #1 spot!

  4. YUCK says – reply to this


    4

    Drew shittymore is done the bitch sucks put her out to dry



  5. 5

    I know I am late with this movie but I don't go to the movies often ($$$) but I had to see what all the hype was with Inception, so I went to see it and it was awesome.



  6. 6

    Re: poopdiddy2008 – get a life!



  7. 7

    Saw RE:Afterlife too! It was my first 3D movie and though it took most of the day for me to get rid of that fuzzy feeling in my head from the 3D stuff it was worth it. Definitely a kickass movie and super awesome for fans of the video games because it was the first RE movie to really reference the games. Non-stop action and very well done! Bravo to Paul Anderson for great screenplay and direction! Mila is amazing and the casting was very good! Only complaint: Wesker wasn't blonde enough!



  8. 8

    Ugh, what a waste of $20 this movie was! I loved the rest of the franchise, but this one blows goats for beer money. The visual experience almost wasn't enough to keep me in my seat. I would have rather paid $20 to watch MJ sit around and look hot for 90 minutes.



  9. 9

    who gives a shit about Phoenix $98.000 was too much



  10. 10

    this is a must see movie the 3D was amazing very good job blew me away thought it was gonna suck had me fooled

  11. zeppe says – reply to this


    11

    98,000 for 20 theatres is actually descent for a mockumentary what did you expect?



  12. 12

    I want to see it, because I love the games, but jeez, they only have it in 3D and IMAX 3D. I am very against 3D. :/



  13. 13

    It was an awful movie.



  14. 14

    I'd eat the corn outta her ass!



  15. 15

    This will die down fast…it hit the ground running but has already ran out of steam. Watch NEXT weekend for true $$



  16. 16

    wait. ahahah takers beat out the American… ahahha wasn't taker out before the American… the American was supposed to be some success…right? LMAO.. no but for real Takers was a lot enjoyable.