Box office goes to 'Town' on Friday

the-town-1.jpgScore one for the grownups at the box office on Friday.

Ben Affleck's crime thriller "The Town" beat most predictions by earning an estimated $8.4 million in ticket sales Friday (Sept. 17). That puts it on pace to earn in the neighborhood of $25 million for the weekend, a good bit above the $15 million-$20 million predicted by most forecasters.