by Justin Dweeber at . Comments

This weekend saw a 20% drop-off in box office earnings at the movie theater, with Pain and Gain topping the chart at just $20 million.

Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Mackie, and Dwayne Johnson star in Michael Bay's new action/crime/comedy.

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The new film pushed Oblivion into second place, adding $17.4 million in earnings to bring its total gross to $64.7 million.

Read our Pain and Gain review to find out more, and hit the jump for the full weekend box office report:

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by Hilton Hater at . Comments

Shia LaBeouf is out.

And Mark Wahlberg is in?!?

Confirming surprising rumors that circulated around the Internet last week, Transformers director Michael Bay left a note on his website yesterday that acknowledged the Oscar nominee would anchor the fourth installment in this critically-lambasted franchise.

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Referring to a recent collaboration between the pair, Bay wrote:

"Mark is awesome. We had a blast working on 'Pain and Gain' and I’m so fired up to be back working with him. An actor of his caliber is the perfect guy to re-invigorate the franchise and carry on the 'Transformers’ legacy."

The first three Transformers flicks have earned more than $2.6 billion worldwide. But, come on, they're terrible.

What do you think of Wahlberg  being cast in Transformers 4, which comes out in June 2014?

 

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