“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2″ slurped up the box office.
The more adult-oriented fall moviegoing season got off to a strong start over the weekend, as the Hugh Jackman kidnapping drama “Prisoners” opened with a box office-leading $21.4 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Hollywood is in photo-finish mode with three new movies bunched up tightly for the No. 1 spot during a sleepy weekend at the box office.
In the new film “End of Watch,” a routine traffic stop changes the lives of two young Los Angeles police officers after they confiscate a small cache of money and firearms from members of a notorious Mexican cartel.