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Chennai Box-Office - Aug 2 to 4

Thursday, 1 January, 1970, 05:30

The big surprise of the week was the Hollywood fright film, The Conjuring, which released without any kind of publicity and just frightened the opposition. The Conjuring in three days on limited screens is doing 90 to 100 % and is in the number one slot.At number two is Pattathu Yaanai, which continue to drop. And in the third place is the solid Singam 2. The Wolverine is at number four and Sonna Puriyathu in the last position.

Box-office top 5

1 The Conjuring

Cast : Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Lili Taylor
Director : James Wan
Trade Facts : Very Good Opening

One of the most scary horror films, with a frightening climax
Follows horror film template with only minor changes
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2 Pattathu Yaanai

Cast : Santhanam, Vishal, Aishwarya Arjun
Director : Boopathy Pandian
Trade Facts : Below Average

Santhanam
Plenty
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3 Singam-2

Cast : Suriya, Anushka, Hansika, Santhanam, Vivek
Director : Hari
Trade Facts : Super Hit

Fast paced, Suriya
Low-IQ, deafeningly loud, un-apologetically crass
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4 The Wolverine

Cast : Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima
Director : James Mangold
Trade Facts : Hit

Hugh Jackman, Terrific action scenes
Predictable
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5 Sonna Puriyathu

Cast : Shiva, Vasundhara, Manobala
Director : Krishnan Jayaraj
Trade Facts : Flop

Shiva
Lack of story, weak climax
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Courtesy : Moviebuzz