"The Dark Knight Rises" is up nearly 40 percent on Saturday to easily win weekend with $64.1 million, hits $537.3 million worldwide; "The Watch" bombs with $13 million, "Step Up Revolution" opens to a meek $11.8 million. READ MORE
Hollywood studios are on edge in the wake of last week's Colorado theater shooting; research firm NRG shows that 20-25 percent of the moviegoing audience is hesitant to see a movie this weekend because of the tragedy. READ MORE
But following last week's theater massacre, the studio did quietly pull advertising that referenced the scene; Summit says the film, which opens Friday, is an "inspirational, nonviolent" celebration of the power of dance.
Emily (Kathryn McCormick) arrives in Miami with aspirations of becoming a professional dancer and soon falls in love with Sean (Ryan Guzman), a young man who leads a dance crew in elaborate, cutting-edge flash mobs, called "The Mob." When a wealthy business man threatens to develop The Mob's historic neighborhood and displace thousands of people, Emily must band together with Sean and The Mob to turn their performance art into protest art, and risk losing their dreams to fight for a greater cause.