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Zombies Rule: ‘Warm Bodies’ Tops Box Office With $20M

Published February 9, 2013 by gossipzoo

Nicholas Hoult

Nicholas Hoult

Moviegoers showed plenty of love for the new zombie romantic comedy Warm Bodies this weekend, as the film grossed some $20 million to take top honors at the box office.

The picture, starring Nicholas Hoult and Teresa Palmer, beat out last weekend’s no. 1 movie Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, while Silver Linings Playbook continues to inch closer to the $100 million mark, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Unfortunately for Sylvester Stallone, his new release Bullet to the Head did not have a very good weekend. Based on a French graphic novel about a hit man who partners up with a detective, Bullet grossed $4.5 million, just shy of finishing in the top five.

Oscar heavyweights Zero Dark Thirty, Django Unchained, Les Miserables and Lincoln each enjoyed another strong weekend, with Steven Spielberg‘s film surpassing the $170 million mark.

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Last week, Celebuzz spoke to Hoult about Warm Bodies‘ unique genre.

“It could have easily got ridiculous and become a parody . . . I think it’s finding that right balance, which [director Jonathan Levine] is really good at doing with all of his films,” he said.

“Eventually oyu’ve just got to give it a go and hope for the best. And it was a really fun set to work on — we had really great actors like Teresa and Rob [Corddry].”

What did you see at the theater this weekend? Write your own review below.

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