Flexing a rare kind of star power, Denzel Washington led the thriller “The Equalizer” to a $35 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Steven Spielberg has matched his personal best at the Academy Awards: 12 nominations for his Civil War saga “Lincoln,” including best picture, director and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.
“The Possession” occupied the top spot at a nearly comatose box office.
A late-summer horror tale took possession of the weekend box office as Hollywood quietly wound down a busy season that turned out to be not so busy.
Sylvester Stallone and his beefy buddies have muscled their way to the top of the weekend box office. Stallone’s action hero roundup “The Expendables 2″ debuted at No. 1 with $28.8 million.