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New Year’s Eve Opens to Weakest Box Office Since September 2008

(L-r) ASHTON KUTCHER as Randy and LEA MICHELE as Elise in New Line Cinema’s romantic comedy “NEW YEAR’S EVE,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.Photo by Andrew Schwartz

Celebrity actor menagerie New Year's Eve opened in what is proving to be the lowest grossing weekend in three years. Its total take of just under $14 million is about $6 million below studio Warner Bros.' expectations, reports Deadline. Those are some pretty bad numbers for the season's only (trying too hard) rom-com, which even earned itself a spoof on last night's Saturday Night Live.

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