The Expendables, an ensemble action movie starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone – who also directed – topped the box office at the weekend, ahead of Eat Pray Love, with Julia Roberts.
The Expendables, which was released by Millennium Films and Lions Gate (LGF), pulled in an estimated $35 million in ticket sales, The New York Times reported. Eat Pray Love managed $23.7 million, while Scott Pilgrim vs. the World totaled $10.5 million.
Lions Gate Entertainment is currently subject of an offer by Carl Icahn, who owns about 33% of the company and has been trying to buy the balance for $6.50 a share.
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