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Monday, Aug 19
Box office report
- A disappointing weekend at the U.S box office saw Jobs (RGC) and Kick-Ass 2 (CMCSA) both underwhelm while Paranoia was in "bomb" territory.
- The Butler earned the most for the weekend with a $25M haul.
- Overseas, Sony's (SNE) Elysium hits new markets in Europe successfully with the U.K. still to come.