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So what did you do over Labor Day weekend?

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Because you definitely didn't watch any movies

Last week we were shocked to find out that the worst box office weekend in 16 years occurred. OK, not really shocked. There were no good movies opening and there was a natural disaster and a host of other issues. People were busy in general. However, over holiday weekends people usually spend some free time checking out movies so I thought that this weekend wouldn't be too terrible relative to last weekend.

Clearly, I know nothing (GoT, reference because I'm cool and with it). With no major new films opening and not even any good films for audiences to catch up on this Labor Day weekend was the worst one since 2000, pulling in only $47.6 million. And I'll repeat what I said last week: this is without inflation taken into account. In reality that 2000 box office was waaaaaay better than this year's.

The only people who can be remotely happy about this in Hollywood is anyone involved with The Hitman's Bodyguard. Usually a movie like that drops out of the top five in two weeks, but thanks to there being nothing else to watch it's held on for three straight weeks to the number one spot. Not that that has given it much of anything but bragging rights with a total of only $54.9 million to show for it.

Don't worry. The drought is almost over. We're about to get the good stuff

1. The Hitman's Bodyguard - $10,530,000
2. Annabelle: Creation - $7,500,000
3. Wind River - $6,240,517
4. Leap! - $4,850,664
5. Logan Lucky - $4,456,456
6Dunkirk - $4,365,000
7. Spider-Man: Homecoming - $3,3650,000
8. Despicable Me 3 - $2,455,150
9. The Emoji Movie - $2,425,000
10. Girls Trip - $2,314,815


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