78°

Topics

Four Christmases (movie)
Box office: Low-budget 'The Purge' expected to beat 'The Internship'
Box office: Low-budget 'The Purge' expected to beat 'The Internship'

This weekend, "The Internship" may become the latest star-driven movie to get beaten by a lower-wattage production. The comedy, which stars Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn, appears set to follow in the footsteps of Will Smith's "After Earth," which last weekend failed to attract more moviegoers than its far less high-profile competition "Now You See Me." According to those who have seen pre-release audience surveys, "The Internship" will probably fall behind the low-budget thriller "The Purge." The $3-million flick — which does feature some name-brand cachet in star Ethan Hawke — is expected to take in a robust $25 million during its opening weekend. (The film's distributor, Universal...

Loading