BOX OFFICE: PROM NIGHT? REALLY?

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04.14.08 18 Comments

Screen Gems’ half-assed remake of Prom Night date raped the competition this weekend, taking the top spot at the box office with a take of $22.7 million according to official estimates.  Street Kings placed a distant second with $12 million. 

“Whoa,” said Street Kings star Keanu Reeves, when reached for comment. 

Hollywood’s box office doldrums continued, with the top 12 movies taking in $82.6 million, down 16 percent from the same weekend last year. This year’s movie attendance is running 6.6 percent behind 2007’s, according to box office tracker Media By Numbers. [AP]

Can’t imagine why that would be, considering the quality we’re seeing.  Of course, to be fair, I didn’t see any of these movies.  You might ask where I get off ripping on movies I haven’t seen, but look people, I don’t need eat dog shit to know it tastes bad.  If it actually tastes like pumpkin pie, the marketing team is doing a really shitty job.

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