'Mission: Impossible 4,' 'Sherlock Holmes 2' Both Bring in $1M+ From Midnight Showings

After the domestic box office's worst weekend since September 2008, the picture could be brighter entering this weekend, thanks to two strong showings Thursday night.

Paramount and Skydance's "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol" opened with $1.1 million at midnight showings Thursday, despite playing on just 425 locations, 300 of them IMAX.

The other big opener, "Sherlock Holmes 2: A Game of Shadows" (Warner Bros.), opened with $1.25 million at 1,650 midnight shows. Read More...



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