'Zero Dark Thirty' Comes Out Blazing at Box Office

The Wrap

Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty" is off to a spectacular start at the box office.

An Oscar front-runner, Sony's tale of the manhunt for Osama bin Laden brought in $410,000 from five screens in New York and Los Angeles over the weekend. That's a whopping $82,000 per screen, by far the best of any film in release.

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New York's Lincoln Square theater was the top site for "Zero Dark Thirty" with more than $41,000 on Saturday. Hollywood's Arclight Cinema was next with $36,000.

The film has taken in $639,000 since debuting on Wednesday.

 
 
 
 
 
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