George Clooney, Matt Damon film ‘Suburbicon’ crashes at box office; movie debuts with $2.8M

Matt Damon, from left, Julianne Moore and George Clooney arrive at the LA Premiere of “Suburbicon” at the Regency Village Theatre on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Audiences snubbed director George Clooney’s “Suburbicon” over the weekend to give Paramount Pictures one of its biggest financial disasters for a wide-release film. The screenwriting talent of Joel and Ethan Coen, coupled with the star power of actor Matt Damon, was not enough to goad moviegoers into supporting “Suburbicon” on its opening weekend. Paramount’s satire of…