Insidious, Wizard of Oz buzz on Facebook, at the box office

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By Justin Lafferty Comment

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While Prisoners may have been the highest-grossing film this weekend at the box office, most Facebook users are talking about Insidious: Chapter 2 and the re-release of The Wizard of Oz for IMAX in 3D. The page for Insidious has the most likes of any top-10 movie, while timeless classic Wizard of Oz leads the list in PTAT, according to PageData. However, Instructions Not Included has a growing Facebook fanbase, acquiring more than half of its like total within the past week.

Here’s the top 10 box office list for Sept. 23, according to Fandango:

  1. Prisoners
  2. Insidious: Chapter 2
  3. The Family
  4. Instructions Not Included
  5. Battle of the Year
  6. We’re the Millers
  7. Lee Daniels’ The Butler
  8. Riddick
  9. The Wizard of Oz: An IMAX 3D Experience
  10. Planes

Courtesy of PageData, these are the top 10 box office weekend hits as ranked by Facebook PTAT:

Name Likes Δ Today Δ This Week PTAT Δ Today Δ This Week
1. The Wizard of Oz 1,976,059 +2,977 +27,090 228,450 -28,913 +61,082
2. Insidious 2,978,577 +6,067 +34,195 145,763 -107,524 -349,489
3. Battle of the Year Movie 134,518 +5,335 +30,604 102,099 0 +50,596
4. Instructions Not Included 243,926 +45,801 +133,644 95,474 0 +33,222
5. Disney’s Planes 622,946 +10,527 +67,977 81,599 0 +45,808
6. Riddick 1,109,671 +3,570 +23,030 77,280 -15,058 -32,382
7. Prisoners 108,892 +1,717 +10,577 36,772 +3,421 -7,224
8. The Family 180,401 +394 +2,562 16,152 -4,883 -29,729
9. We’re the Millers 265,084 +1,132 +6,517 7,857 0 -1,001
10. Lee Daniels’ The Butler 89,322 +209 +1,218 7,466 +89 -1,582

Here are the top 5 overall movies on Facebook, in terms of likes:

  1. Harry Potter (64.8 million)
  2. Avatar (47.7 million)
  3. Titanic (43.7 million)
  4. Shrek (42.7 million)
  5. The Twilight Saga (41.8 million)

Image courtesy of the Insidious Facebook page.