The kidnapping movie, Prisoners, starring Hugh Jackman, Viola Davis, Terrance Howard and made other people debuted as the weekend’s top movie. It racked in 21.4 million. The film is about the working-class families of two young girls who are abducted, with Jackman as a father willing to do whatever’s necessary for justice. Last week’s top movie, Insidious: Chapter 2, fell to second place with 14.5 million this week.
Meanwhile, Breezy’s film, Battle Of The Year struggled at the box office. It stars Laz Alonso and opened at #5 with 5 million. It cost $20 million to produce and directed by Benson Lee. The film is based on Lee’s documentary about break dancing.”
The 3-D conversion of The Wizard of Oz debuted in ninth place.
THIS WEEKEND’S TOP TEN MOVIES — SEPTEMBER 20-22
1. Prisoners, $21.4 million
2. Insidious: Chapter 2, $14.5 million
3. The Family, $7 million
4. Instructions Not Included, $5.7 million
5. Battle of the Year, $5 million
6. We’re the Millers, $4.7 million
7. Lee Daniels’ The Butler, $4.3 million
8. Riddick, $3.7 million
9. Wizard of Oz, $3 million
10. Planes, $2.9 million
Top show honors at the Emmy Awards last night went to Breaking Bad, which won its first-ever best drama Emmy one week before its series finale, and Modern Family, which won the best comedy award for the fourth year in a row.
The Colbert Report won Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series, breaking Comedy Central mate’s The Daily Show with John Stewart’s 10-year winning streak.
The Voice won best reality-competition program.
Diahann Carroll, the first African-American Emmy nominee in 1963, appeared onstage with Kerry Washington, who was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Scandal. If Washington had won, she would have been the first African-American to ever win the award. The 78-year-old Carroll spoke about the importance of diversity in the Emmys and in the industry. Kerry did not win the award.
Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program – Heidi Klum & Tim Gunn, Project Runway
Now remember that Beyonce won an Emmy for Best Outstanding Lighting Design during her Super Bowl Halftime Show
NFL SCORES — WEEK 3: Here are the results of this weekend’s National Football League Games (Home teams are listed in italics):
• Carolina Panthers 38, New York Giants 0
• Baltimore Ravens 30, Houston Texans 9
• New Orleans Saints 31, Arizona Cardinals 7
• Detroit Lions 27, Washington Redskins 20
• Cleveland Browns 31, Minnesota Vikings 27
• New England Patriots 23, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3
• Dallas Cowboys 31, St. Louis Rams 7
• Tennessee Titans 20, San Diego Chargers 17
• Cincinnati Bengals 34, Green Bay Packers 30
• Miami Dolphins 27, Atlanta Falcons 23
• New York Jets 27, Buffalo Bills 20
• Indianapolis Colts 27, San Francisco 49ers 7
• Seattle Seahawks 45, Jacksonville Jaguars 17
• Chicago Bears 40, Pittsburgh Steelers 23
The teams that were suppose to do good the Giants, the Redskins are not going to good. They are both 0-3
Tonight’s Monday Night Football game on ESPN:
• Oakland Raiders at Denver Broncos (8:30 p.m. ET)
• CASTLE – (season premiere) Beckett and Castle face the consequences of their decisions during a high-stakes investigation.
• THE VOICE – (season premiere) Vocalists perform for the panel of coaches.