Liam Neeson Action Pix “Taken 2″ Trounces Weekend Box Office, Musical Comedy “Pitch Perfect” Struck Right Note

Liam Neeson in Taken 2

Liam Neeson Action Pix “Taken 2″ Trounces Weekend Box Office, Musical Comey “Pitch Perfect” Struck Right Note

Weekend box office: Liam Neeson action flick “Taken 2” leads North American weekend box office with $55 million, musical comedy “Pitch Perfect” with $14.7 million, in third place. Tim Burton’s “Frankenweenie” underwhelmed with $11.5 million. The Disney to on was hurt by Sony Pictures “Hotel Transylvania,” which took second place with $26 million.

Weekend box office results 10/07/12:

1. Taken 2 $50 million
2. Hotel Transylvania $26.3 million
3. Pitch Perfect $14.7 million
4. Looper $12.2 million
5. Frankenweenie $11.5 million
6. End of Watch $4 million
7. Trouble with the Curve $3.8 million
8. House at the End of The Street $3.7 million
9. The Master $1.8 million
10. Finding Nemo (3D) $1.6 million

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Janet Shan is a freelance journalist and managing editor of the Hinterland Gazette, who is working on her first novel, a mystery based in the hills on Montego Bay.