facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

'The Butler' tops domestic box office for second consecutive week

Posted By VERONICA LINARES, UPI.com   |   Aug. 26, 2013 at 3:53 PM   |   Comments

Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Lee Daniels' "The Butler" has stayed at the top of the U.S. box office for the second weekend in a row grossing a total of $52.3 million to-date.

According to Box Office Mojo, the film earned $17 million over the weekend, which is 31 percent less than its opening weekend earnings of $24.6 million.

As Fool.com reports, with an estimated budget of $30 million, the film is already profitable just two weeks after its release.

Lee Daniels' "The Butler" is a Weinstein Co. historical drama about a White House butler starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Why the fake braces trend may be dangerous for users Why the fake braces trend may be dangerous for users
2
Jared Leto 'stopped eating' for his 'Dallas Buyer's Club' role Jared Leto 'stopped eating' for his 'Dallas Buyer's Club' role
3
Gisele Bundchen, Tom Brady drop $14M on Manhattan home Gisele Bundchen, Tom Brady drop $14M on Manhattan home
4
Kelly LeBrock arrested for DUI Kelly LeBrock arrested for DUI
5
Brandi Brandt faces drug charges in Australia Brandi Brandt faces drug charges in Australia
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback