Ice Age: Continental Drift box office

Weekend Box Office: “Ice Age 4” opens OK, “Ted” holds well

“Ice Age: Continental Drift” opened to $46m in the top slot at the box office this weekend, a solid-but-unimpressive figure that puts it well below this summer’s prior kiddie tent-poles, “Madagascar 3: Escape to Africa” and “Brave.” Whether or not the animated film ends up regarded as a domestic success or failure will largely depend on …

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Friday Box Office: Fourth “Ice Age” fails to match up to predecessors

Despite a stunning start overseas, “Ice Age: Continental Drift” could not live up to the box office standard set by its predecessors on Friday, opening to an OK-but-unimpressive $16.5m. That’s barely more than the original’s $13.5m, but keep in mind that the original opened in March, when kids were in school for Friday matinees. But …

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