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People Love Fourquels! Underworld: Awakening Is #1 At Box Office!

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underworld awakening is number one at box office

The fourth Mission: Impossible flick DOMINATED the box office when it came out…and now the fourth Underworld movie is doing the same!

Over the weekend, Underworld: Awakening landed the #1 spot at the box office with $25.4 million! Wowsa!

Here's what Sony's president of worldwide distribution Rory Bruer had to say about the win, which he largely attributes to Kate Beckinsale's return to the franchise:

"She is such a force. Her character – you just can't take your eyes off of her. I know the character is very dear to her, as well, and she just kills it. The 3-D aspect of the film also brings something, makes it a fun, visceral ride."

Other movies that enjoyed success at the box office this weekend include Red Tails, which surpassed expectations at $19.1 million, and Steven Soderbergh's Haywire, which did better than expected with $9 million earned!

Check out a full list of this weekend's top box office earners AFTER THE JUMP!

What did U see over the weekend? Did U return to the Underworld???

1. Underworld Awakening - $25.4 million

2. Red Tails - $19.1 million

3. Contraband - $12.2 million

4. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close - $10.5 million.

5. Haywire - $9 million.

6. Beauty and the Beast (3-D) - $8.6 million.

7. Joyful Noise - $6.1 million.

8. Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol - $5.5 million.

9. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows - $4.8 million.

10. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo - $3.75 million

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8 comments to “People Love Fourquels! Underworld: Awakening Is #1 At Box Office!”

  1. 1

    Why are you acting like $25.4 million DOMINATED the box office? Yeah, it was #1, but that is not a lot of money based on the (probably rather high) budget and also what movies USED to make at the box office on a regular basis.

  2. 2

    None of these movies were worth going out to see IMO.

    But at least Twilight isn't still in the top 10

  3. 3

    I'm a sucker for these.

  4. 4

    the third Underworld movie was a prequel so this isn't a fourquel FYI

  5. 5

    She looks hot, but no one looks hotter than Charlize as Aeon Flux.

  6. 6

    She looks hot, but no one was hotter than Charlize Theron as Aeon Flux.

  7. Ratto says – reply to this


    Why why why?! I saw this film with my gf on her insistence AND. IT. SUCKED.

    I mean, we're talking, stupid, cliche, recycled, textbook stuff. I mean, they ripped of every film that was a rip off of a descent vampire movie or the matrix. It was terrible, really really bad… just.. really bad.

  8. 8

    Saw this the other night and it was excellent! I cannot wait for the next one to come out!