Welcome back to another fun-tastic week at the box office, where even the least buzzed-about films have a shot at taking home the crown. Last week Judd Apatow’s Funny People managed to win the weekend with a pretty light haul ($22 million), but now Hollywood is doling out another big, action-packed blockbuster. Will the bad buzz hurt its opening take, or will all the kids line up regardless? Lets take a look at the competition:
Who Will Win the Weekend (8/7-8/9)
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Erik has been one of the Web's leading movie commentators since 2005, having worked as an editor and writer for outlets like Fandango, Movies.com, AOL Moviefone, Cinematical, Flavorwire, SXSW Magazine, Entertainment Today and more. His favorite movie is 'Back to the Future,' and his favorite activity is playing Spider-Man with his two young children. You can follow Erik's adventures on Facebook, Google+ and Twitter, @erikdavis.