Names

More Celebrity News

‘Identity Thief’ takes top spot at box office

Advertisement

Hollywood’s latest films performed tepidly at the box office this weekend, with Melissa McCarthy’s ‘‘Identity Thief’’ returning to the top spot in its third week of release. The comedy earned $14.1 million, according to studio estimates Sunday, enough to regain the box-office title after losing it last week to the Bruce Willis action sequel ‘‘A Good Day to Die Hard.’’ One of the two new films, the Dwayne ‘‘The Rock’’ Johnson action film ‘‘Snitch,’’ opened with $13 million. The other new release, ‘‘Dark Skies,’’ with Keri Russell, netted $8.9 million.

Color commentary

“Oscars carpet isn’t quite red . . . what would u call it? Bordeaux?” - Ryan Seacrest, assessing the red-ish carpet at the Oscars.

Loading comments...
Real journalists. Real journalism. Subscribe to The Boston Globe today.
We hope you've enjoyed your free articles.
Continue reading by subscribing to Globe.com for just 99¢.
 Already a member? Log in Home
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com