24 March 2013 2:25 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Admission movie: Domestic Box office bomb Paul Rudd hasn't been at all lucky at the Us/Canada box office. His latest star vehicle, the Paul Weitz-directed (About a Boy, In Good Company) comedy Admission, co-starring 30 Rock's Tina Fey, is his most recent box-office flop, following the costly James L. Brooks / Reese Witherspoon comedy How Do You Know ($30.21m), Jesse Peretz's Our Idiot Brother ($24.81m domestic), and David Wain / Jennifer Aniston's Wanderlust ($17.45m), plus Judd Apatow's commercial disappointment This Is 40 ($67.54m). (Pictured above: The likable Paul Rudd in the un-liked Admission.) Weitz's film pulled in an estimated $6.44 million at 2,160 Us and Canada sites this weekend (March 22 - 24), as per studio figures found on the web site Box Office Mojo. That's represents Rudd's second worst wide-release debut ever (movie screening at more than 1,000 venues), trailing only another comedy, Jeff Lowell's Over Her Dead Body, starring / Lake Bell and Eva Longoria, »

- Zac Gille

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