What, No Dumb And Dumberest?

This summer of the sequels may wind up being the summer of the end of the sequels. Box-office results for many of the retreads have been disappointing. Terminator 3, for example, raked in $44 million on the July 4 weekend. Not bad, but only $12 million more than Terminator 2 did way back in 1991 despite a much wider release (and much higher costs). The opening-weekend box office for Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle fell $2 million short of the original's. Studios had been looking forward to pulling in more bucks from these seemingly indestructible series, and may now have to give...

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