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Specialty Box Office: 'Foxcatcher,' 'Rosewater' and 'The Homesman' Open In Heated Indie Market

fb.indiewire.com – Another weekend, another major Oscar contender starting out with a strong limited release. 6 days 21 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Specialty Box Office: 'Theory of Everything' Thrives and 'Birdman' Soars As Oscar Race Heats Up

fb.indiewire.com – The two men most likely to be battling it out for this year's best actor Oscar -- Michael Keaton and Eddie Redmayne -- saw their respective films "Birdman" and "The Theory of Everything" dominate the specialty box office this weekend. Here's our break down: The good news: Focus Features' best bet at this year's Oscars started off very strong this weekend as James Marsh's "The Theory of Everything" grossed $207,000 from just 5 theaters. That made for a $41,400 per-theater-average -- the fourth best of 2014, after "The Grand Budapest 1 week 6 days ago via theothersenhman
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Specialty Box Office: Godard's 3D 'Goodbye' Tops Debuts; 'Birdman' and 'St. Vincent' Continue To Soar

fb.indiewire.com – October turned to November this weekend, and with it came 84 year old cinematic legend Jean-Luc Godard finding impressive numbers for his "Goodbye To Language," as well as the continuing success of a group of October releases, namely "Birdman," "St. Vincent," "CITIZENFOUR," "Dear White People" and "Whiplash." Here's our break down of the weekend's specialty box office: The good news: Jean-Luc Godard has become known for many remarkable things over his nearly 60 year career, but U.S. 2 weeks 6 days ago via jackiechan
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Specialty Box Office: Doc 'CITIZENFOUR' Has Big Debut; 'Birdman' and 'St. Vincent' Expand Strong

fb.indiewire.com – The October specialty box office continued to find itself on a significant roll this weekend thanks to strong debuts from "CITIZENFOUR" and "Laggies," and exceptional expansion grosses from "Birdman," "St.Vincent," "Dear White People" and "Whiplash," among others... Here's a break down the weekend: The good news: A lot of really great films got the audiences they deserved this weekend, which is definitely good news. 3 weeks 6 days ago via theothersenhman
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Specialty Box Office: 'Birdman' and 'Dear White People' Soar To Give One of Year's Best Indie Weekends

fb.indiewire.com – It was a huge weekend at the specialty box office thanks to Alejandro González Iñárritu's "Birdman" and Justin Simien's "Dear White People," both of which had one of the year's best limited debuts. 5 weeks 1 min ago via jackiechan
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Brad Pitt’s ‘Fury’ Rolling to $25 Million Opening Weekend

variety.com – The “‘Fury’ Tanks” headlines have been put on ice. Brad Pitt’s World War II drama “Fury” will lead the U.S. box office without dominating with early projections portending an opening of as high as $25 million. Sony’s tank tale, also starring Shia LaBeouf and Logan Lerman, should easily top “Gone Girl,” the closest contender with... 5 weeks 1 day ago via jackiechan
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Digital Tracking: ‘Fury’ to Blast Away Box Office Competition with $32 Million

variety.com – Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? Moviepilot – which studies social data and box office trends – analyzes this weekend’s new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the methodology behind the numbers is laid out in... 5 weeks 1 day ago via jackiechan
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Box Office Late Nights: ‘Fury’ Opens To Strong $1.2M; ‘Book Of Life’ To $300K

deadline.com – Thank you, Brad Pitt. Sony's Pitt-starring war film, Fury, grossed a strong $1.2M from late night Thursdays in 2,489 theaters on track for a very respectable box office weekend, while Fox's animated adventure The Book of Life grabbed a nice $300K from 2,150 locations last night. Both started at 7 PM. 5 weeks 2 days ago via jackiechan
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Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Crosses $700 Million at the Global Box Office

comingsoon.net – Following its record-setting debut last weekend in China, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy surpassed $700 million yesterday, with $326.7 million domestically and $378.4 million internationally for a global total of $705.1 million. This is the third Walt Disney Studios release of 2014 to reach the $700 million mark and the sixth in the last 18 months. 5 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen
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China Box Office: ‘Guardians’ Wins Weekend, ‘Buddies’ Is Best Over Week

variety.com – Chinese comedy “Breakup Buddies” and “Guardians of the Galaxy 2,” took the honours at the Chinese box office. 5 weeks 5 days ago via donnieyen
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Specialty Box Office: 'St. Vincent,' 'Whiplash' and 'Mormons' Make For Big Weekend

fb.indiewire.com – Two high profile indies made their way to US theaters to the kind of strong numbers one would expect this weekend, but the surprising news was a little documentary that certainly could... The good news: The Weinstein Company and Sony Pictures Classics brought their festival hits "St. 5 weeks 6 days ago via jetli
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Box Office: ‘Gone Girl’ Holding Strong with Estimated $24 Million Weekend

variety.com – Fox’s second weekend of murder mystery “Gone Girl” is showing powerful legs at the U.S. box office, with early estimates portending a $24 million frame at 3,284 locations. “Gone Girl,” starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike as a deeply dysfunctional couple, appeared to be luring adult moviegoers at the expense of Warner Bros.’ courtroom drama... 6 weeks 1 day ago via donnieyen
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Box Office: ‘Dracula Untold’ Comes Alive with $1.3 Million at Latenight Shows

variety.com – Universal-Legendary’s vampire thriller “Dracula Untold” opened respectably with $1.3 million at late shows Thursday in 2,133 U.S. theaters. The $70 million film, which expands to 2,885 sites, is an origins story that stars Luke Evans as Vlad the Impaler. Forecasters expect “Dracula Untold” to finish the weekend in the $16 million to $18 million range.... 6 weeks 2 days ago via theothersenhman
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Specialty Box Office: Jason Reitman's 'Men, Women & Children' Tanks In Limited Debut

fb.indiewire.com – Eight new films entered in the specialty marketplace this weekend, and while there was plenty of good news to come out of it, that was not the case for Jason Reitman's latest film "Men, Women & Children." But first... The good news: Three films fought it out for the best per-theater-average in the specialty market, with China Lion's "Breakup Buddies," The Orchard's "Harmontown" and Tribeca's "NAS:

6 weeks 6 days ago via jetli
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Box Office: ‘Gone Girl’ Surging to $35 Million-Plus Weekend

variety.com – Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike are showing solid drawing power as “Gone Girl” heads for an opening weekend of at least $35 million in the U.S., according to early estimates Friday. Fox’s “Gone Girl” looked likely to draw more than $12 million on its opening day at 3,014 locations. That should be enough to give... 7 weeks 1 day ago via donnieyen
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