Newswire: Weekend Box Office: Hotel Transylvania 2 sucks up the box office

Proof of the continued appeal of movies you could maybe take your kids to or whatever, this one’s got Adam Sandler and Kevin James in it: Hotel Transylvania 2 made a whopping $47.5 million this weekend, setting a record for the biggest non-inflation-adjusted September opening. (Of course, the reason for the movie’s success could be audience’s continued goodwill toward Dexter’s Laboratory and Star Wars: Clone Wars creator Genndy Tartakovsky, though probably not.)

The movie’s take—the kind of thing Variety would describe as “boffo”—should have eclipsed nearly everything else opening this week. However, it still left room for Nancy Meyers’ The Intern—a fellow member of the vaunted A.V. C+ Club, Jesse Hassenger Division—to make a pretty impressive $18.2 million. The only other new release in the Top 10 this week was Eli Roth’s long-delayed The Green Inferno, which …

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