`The Butler` takes weekend Box Office crown with $25M earnings

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013 - 12:32

Washington: Lee Daniels` new film `The Butler` topped the U.S. weekend box office with earnings amounting to 25 million dollars.

The historic drama, which talks about civil-rights issues, beat out Jennifer Aniston`s `We`re the Millers` and science-fiction thriller `Elysium,` Fox News reported.

The fourth place was bagged by Universal Pictures` `Kick-Ass 2`, while `Jobs,` a low-budget biopic about Apple Inc. founder Steve Jobs trailed at seventh spot.

Top 10 box office earners:

1. ` The Butler`- 25 million dollars

2. `We`re the Millers` -17.8 million dollars

3. ` Elysium` - 13.6 million dollars

4. `Kick-Ass 2` - 13.57 million dollars

5. `Planes` - 13.1 million dollars

6. `Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters`- 8.4 million dollars

7. ` Jobs ` - 6.7 million dollars

8. `2 Guns`- 5.6 million dollars

9. `The Smurfs 2` - 4.6 million dollars

10. `The Wolverine`- 4.4 million dollars.

ANI



First Published: Monday, August 19, 2013 - 12:32

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