Home Uncategorized Box Office: Hugh Jackman “Prisoners” has $7 Mil Opening

The very intense thriller “Prisoners” took in $7 million last night. It’s headed for a $20 mi opening weekend, which ain’t bad. Hugh Jackman heads up a strong cast that features Viola Davis, Jake Gyllenhaal, Terrence Howard and Maria Bello. Denis Villeneuve directed. “Prisoners” has some plot holes, but if you suspend disbelief it’s a captivating night at the movies. Elsewhere both “Enough Said” and the amazing “Rush” opened strong in limited release. Each is going to be a hit when they expand to meaningful numbers of theaters. “Rush” is a potential Oscar contender, with director, screenplay, Picture, and supporting actor (Daniel Bruhl).

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