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Saturday, July 13, 2013

The 10 Dropped Plotlines of 'Grown Ups 2'

Following back-to-back misfires Jack & Jill and That's My Boy, Adam Sandler needed a hit to re-establish his box office viability — and it looks he's got one with Grown Ups 2, which topped Friday with $16.3 million. If the $80 million Sony comedy can hold off more
Entertainment Weekly ( 7/13/2013 9:18:00 AM -08:00 )

Friday Box Office: 'Pacific Rim' Grosses $14.6m, 'Grown Ups 2' Grosses $16.3m
Pacific Rim has grossed $14.6 million in its first 1.25 days of play. The film earned $3.6 million on Thursday and didn't gross anywhere near the $25 million that World War Z grossed in its first Friday after a $3.6 million (14.4%) Thursday gross or the $19.4 more
Forbes ( 7/13/2013 7:09:33 AM -08:00 )

Memorable movie robots
CommentsComments(1)Comments(). |. Email. E-mail. |. Print. Whether it is Tony Stark putting on robotic armor in “Iron Man” or killing machines from the future in the “Terminator” franchise, robots have always had a place in popular movie culture. Before you more
Houston Chronicle (blog) ( 7/12/2013 7:56:18 AM -08:00 )

'Pacific Rim,' 'Grown Ups 2′: Review Revue
This week at the multiplex, we've got giant robots (“Pacific Rim,” starring Charlie Hunnam and Idris Elba) and old buddies (“Grown Ups 2,” starring Adam Sandler and Kevin James). Find out what the critics have to say on Rotten Tomatoes. “Pacific Rim”. more
Wall Street Journal (blog) ( 7/12/2013 7:05:41 AM -08:00 )

Film: Pacific Rim, Blue Jasmine and Oscar Category Notes
Walking through Times Square in the kind, mellow rain after what I'm guessing will be Oscar-nominated films, reminded me of why I love my hometown so much. Reviews of Blue Jasmine are embargoed, so here's one review, and two Oscar guesses. more
Huffington Post ( 7/11/2013 6:12:46 PM -08:00 )

'Pacific Rim,' 'Grown Ups 2,' 'Lone Rangaer'
Information for parents deciding which movies are best for kids ages 2 to 18: Order Reprints. More News. Read more Movies. 'Pacific Rim'. Why it's rated PG-13: Nonstop and intense sci-fi action violence with massive destruction and genocide, very scary more
Kansas City Star ( 7/11/2013 4:36:28 PM -08:00 )

Family Filmgoer reviews 'Pacific Rim,' 'Despicable Me 2,' 'The Lone Ranger' and
6 and older. Despicable Me 2 (PG). Kids 6 and older will get a charge and a good giggle out of this 3-D sequel. It's missing the dark humor of the first film, making it better for kids. Gru has adopted orphan girls Margo, Edith and Agnes and has given up evil. more
Washington Post ( 7/11/2013 1:59:15 PM -08:00 )

New Movie Releases: 'Grown Ups 2,' 'Pacific Rim,' and An Update From Johnny
New Movie Releases: The Takeaway's Movie Date team, Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzman, review this week's major releases. Opening this week: “Grown Ups 2,” a sequel to the 2010 buddy comedy starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock and David Spade; and “Pacific more
The Takeaway ( 7/13/2013 10:01:05 AM -08:00 )

Box office: 'Pacific Rim' off to a slow start as 'Grown Ups 2' takes first on Friday
The human heroes at the heart of "Pacific Rim" now have something else to worry about besides Kaiju -- Adam Sandler and his minions. "Grown Ups 2," which reunites Sandler with original co-stars Kevin James, Chris Rock and David Spade, debuted to a more
HitFix ( 7/13/2013 9:48:47 AM -08:00 )

Grown-Ups 2 and Despicable Me 2 Locked in Tight Battle For #1 at Box Office
Grown-Ups 2 and Despicable Me 2 are in a tight battle for #1 at the box office this weekend, with the two sequels dueling atop a slate packed with summer blockbusters. The Adam Sandler-led ensemble comedy and the Steve Carell-voiced animated family more
GossipCop ( 7/13/2013 9:40:06 AM -08:00 )

Box Office: 'Pacific' on the Rim of Disappointment Stateside, Beat By 'Grown Ups
“Pacific Rim” landed in second place Friday with $14.6 million, which is about the best it can expect to do this weekend as it gets overtaken by a critically-smeared sequel and a beloved toon holdover. Warner Bros.' and Legendary Pictures' more
Variety ( 7/13/2013 9:34:38 AM -08:00 )

The 10 Dropped Plotlines of 'Grown Ups 2'
The 10 Dropped Plotlines of Give all the credit you want to high concept features like Pacific Rim, the most ambitious movie of the summer is undoubtedly Grown Ups 2. Although it seems like a pretty simplistic story — friends and families enjoying the summer in their hometown — there more ( 7/13/2013 9:33:52 AM -08:00 )

'Grown Ups 2' Provides Fodder For Hilarious and Negative Critical Reviews
It was a big Friday for "Grown Ups 2," when the comedy sequel overcame the sci-fi epic "Pacific Rim" for the biggest earning debut of the week. Of course, none of this actually means the film had to be good. "Grown Ups 2," starring Kevin James, Adam Sandler more
Mstarz ( 7/13/2013 9:25:36 AM -08:00 )

Box Office: "Grown Ups 2" Leads Tight Race to the Top
It's a tight race at the box office, but "Grown Ups 2" looks to be edging out "Despicable Me 2" for top honors for the weekend of July 12-14, 2013. The adult comedy, starring Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, and Salma Hayek, began its run in theaters with a $16.5 more ( 7/13/2013 9:23:16 AM -08:00 )

'Pacific Rim' Won't Crack $40M as 'Grown Ups 2' Steals Box Office Show
The Adam Sandler comedy “Grown Ups 2” stole the box office show from “Pacific Rim” with a $16.5 million debut Friday. That puts it on pace for a $46 million total and gives it the inside track for the weekend crown. Guillermo del Toro's giant robots-vs. more
TheWrap ( 7/13/2013 7:41:12 AM -08:00 )

Box office: 'Grown Ups 2' beats 'Pacific Rim,' 'Despicable Me 2' stays strong
Box office: Two new releases dominates the Friday box office, as "Grown Ups 2" beat "Pacific Rim" for the win. Meanwhile, last week's success story, "Despicable Me 2," kept up strong ticket sales for a close third place. Everything else, however, didn't do so great. more (blog) ( 7/13/2013 8:44:33 AM -08:00 )

Box Office Report: 'Despicable Me 2' Expected to Hold No. 1 Spot Against New
The box office race this weekend may be too close to call as Despicable Me 2 holds strong in its second week against new contenders Grown Ups 2 and Pacific Rim. Like Us on Facebook. Despicable Me 2 was the No. 1 movie last weekend and might have more
Enstarz ( 7/13/2013 8:01:34 AM -08:00 )

Box Office Report: 'Pacific Rim' Lags; 'Grown Ups 2' and 'Despicable Me 2' Vie
Box Office Report: UPDATED: Guillermo del Toro's big-budget tentpole is now headed for a third-place finish despite costing $190 million or more to produce; "Fruitvale" scores strong opening numbers, while "Despicable Me" races past $400 million worldwide. Sony's Adam more
Hollywood Reporter ( 7/13/2013 7:37:07 AM -08:00 )

'Pacific Rim' Opening and Closing Titles Now Online for Your Viewing Pleasure
Still curious and uncertain about 'Pacific Rim'? Maybe watching the opening and closing titles from the film will help inspire you to get off the computer and head to your local movie theater. ImaginaryForces have released the opening (above) and closing more
ScreenCrush ( 7/13/2013 7:27:22 AM -08:00 )

'Grown Ups 2' Beats 'Pacific Rim' At Friday Box Office
Adam Sandler's Growns Up 2 trumped Pacific Rim and Despicable Me 2 at the box office on Friday. Guillermo del Toro's big-budget creature feature got off to a strong start on Thursday evening. However, Sandler's star-studded sequel ended up being a bit more
The Inquisitr ( 7/13/2013 7:09:34 AM -08:00 )