Summary: The top 10 is bookended by unlucky dates, as Friday the 13th fell just after the anniversary of 9/11. Breaking Bad 's final season continued to draw attention, while interest in Miley Cyrus's youthful exuberance is fading only slowly.
For the full top 25 report, plus exclusions, see WP:TOP25
For the week of September 8–14, the 10 most popular articles on Wikipedia, as determined from the report of the 5,000 most accessed pages* were:
Despite becoming a surprise hit at the box office, and dominating its weekend, this film never had a substantial Wikipedia presence, until now; 14 weeks after its initial release. The reasons why are not entirely clear, but it seems to be a combination of the film's strong release on Blu-ray, together with the announcement of an impending sequel.
The supposedly inauspicious date (which apparently has only been inauspicious for about 150 years) probably remains high in the public's awareness because each month has roughly one chance in seven of having one. The fact that one occurred two days after 9/11 this year arguably only worsened its negative auspice.