Brad Pitt’s worst movie debut, Killing Them Softly has low box office results, earns F CinemaScoreBy Angel Cuala on Dec 3, 2012 in Entertainment, Hollywood, Movies, United States •
‘Killing Them Softly‘ is now being dubbed as Brad Pitt’s worst movie debut, after it earned disappointing results on its opening weekend box office. On the other hand, ‘Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2’ continues to lead, followed by James Bond movie Skyfall, with Steven Spielberg‘s Lincoln film landing as third.
Brad Pitt in ‘Killing Them Softly’ movie
Image Credit: Weinstein Company
According to Box Office Mojo on Sunday, December 2, 2012, ‘Killing Them Softly‘ earned $7 million on its opening weekend in 2,424 theaters, and landed on the 7th spot in the US box office this weekend. This Brad Pitt movie starrer also made $14,917,508 internationally, for a total of $21,917,508 worldwide.
As noted at The Hollywood Reporter also on Sunday, this $15 million-budget crime drama movie directed by Andrew Dominik and distributed by Weinstein Company, received a rare F CinemaScore from moviegoers, and is now the eighth movie to have received the failing grade from the public.
This so-called ‘Pitt’s worst movie debut‘, which also includes Ray Liotta, Richard Jenkins, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn, James Gandolfini, and Sam Shepard as cast members, is based on the 1974 novel Cogan’s Trade by George V. Higgins. Rotten Tomatoes gave it a 79% rating based on reviews from 126 critics.
Meanwhile, Box Office Mojo noted that ‘Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2‘ made $17 million in its third weekend in the US. It already earned an estimated total of $254,593,000 in the US and $447,800,000 internationally, making a total of around $702,393,000 worldwide as of Sunday, December 2, 2012.
James Bond movie ‘Skyfall‘ made an estimated $17 million in its fourth weekend in the US. It was earlier declared as the highest box office weekend opening title holder for any Bond movie, has now a total of $246,029,000 in the US and $623 million internationally, making a total of $869,029,000 worldwide.
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