Movie News: Box Office

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China Box Office: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Rules in Huge Week for Hollywood

feedproxy.google.com – Four of the top five movies in China were Hollywood films, but local romantic comedy "The Breakup Guru" made a strong showing with $24.18 million. 7 weeks 4 days ago via jackiechan
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Did Transformers 4 Actually Make $100 Million Or Is Paramount Lying?

cinemablend.com – Hey, remember when Michael Bay gave the Transformers franchise a facelift, and the fourth installment opened to a jaw-dropping $100 million during its first weekend? Probably. That just happened this past weekend, but if executives from the studios not named Paramount Pictures are to be believed, it didn’t actually happen at all. 7 weeks 4 days ago via brucelee
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Specialty Box Office: 'Begin Again' and 'Snowpiercer' Open Strong In Big Weekend For Weinsteins

fb.indiewire.com – Here's a rundown of the specialty box office this weekend, which saw The Weinstein Company (and their arm RADiUS-TWC) have a huge weekend thanks to "Begin Again," "Snowpiercer" and (to a lesser degree) "Yves Saint Laurent." The Debuts: Debut Winners of the Weekend: "Begin Again" and "Snowpiercer." After a slow few weeks at the specialty box office, The Weinstein Company and their offshoot RADiUS-TWC saw very strong openings from John Carney's "Begin Again" and Joon-ho Bong's "Snowpiercer." The former -- which the Weinstei 7 weeks 6 days ago via brucelee
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Box Office: 'Transformers 4' Enjoys Strong Friday for Shot at $100 Million Weekend

feedproxy.google.com – Mark Wahlberg replaces Shia LaBeouf as star of Paramount's big-budget action franchise. 8 weeks 17 hours ago via theothersenhman
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‘Transformers’ Late Night: $8.75M On Path To Mid-$90M Opening

deadline.com – Transformers: Age of Extinction heads into the weekend with $8.75M in late night starting at 9 p.m. on 2,990 screens. Today it opens at over 4,200 locations and on 10,000 screens with a lengthy 2:45 minute running time. That means, right now, the film is on track for a mid-$90M opening and it would be a surprise if it cracks $100M. 8 weeks 1 day ago via jetli
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‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’: Will It Get Summer Box Office Out Of Its Funk?

deadline.com – Everyone has been hoping for Transformers: Age of Extinction to pull the summer out of its box office flatline, and while it will be No. 1 this weekend, with a 2:45 minute play time and a huge budget (around $180M with another $140M+ for marketing ww) and with director Michael Bay getting 10% FDG and others like Mark Wahlberg and Steven Spielberg getting high participations as well, Paramount Pictures needs this one to blow the lid off. 8 weeks 1 day ago via theothersenhman
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Box Office Preview: 'Transformers 4' Looks to Revive Franchise With $100 Million-Plus Debut

feedproxy.google.com – Mark Wahlberg replaces Shia LaBeouf as star of Michael Bay's blockbuster action series; John Carney's "Begin Again," starring Keira Knightley, opens at the specialty box office. 8 weeks 3 days ago via brucelee
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‘Fault In Our Stars’ Crosses $100M To Become One Of This Year’s Most Profitable Films

deadline.com – Fox 2000‘s The Fault In Our Stars just crossed $100M this morning domestically to become one of the most profitable films released in 2014. On a $12M negative (not counting marketing and distribution costs), the film based on the best-selling John Green book is also besting Twilight’s opening in the UK and in Brazil. 8 weeks 4 days ago via brucelee
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Specialty Box Office: Polanski's 'Venus In Fur' Leads Openers; 'The Rover' Crashes In Expansion

fb.indiewire.com – Here's a rundown of the specialty box office this weekend, which saw seven new films enter the market place, including the latest from both Roman Polanski and Paul Haggis. 8 weeks 6 days ago via jackiechan
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Kevin Hart Powers ‘Think Like a Man Too’ to Strong $1.8 Million Box Office Thursday Night

thewrap.com – Kevin Hart can do no wrong, and his box office power keeps on growing. Sony reported that Screen Gems’ Tim Story-directed sequel “Think Like a Man Too” opened to $1.8 million from 1,825 locations on Thursday night, with late shows that started at 8 pm. Also read: Kevin Hart's ‘Think Like a Man Too’ Should Laugh Off ‘Jersey Boys’ at Box Office The first film, by comparison, garnered $550,000 for midnight showings when it was released in 2012, when it earned $33 million in its opening weekend. 9 weeks 1 day ago via brucelee
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Box Office: ‘Think Like a Man Too’ Crashing the Party With $32 Mil Bow

variety.com – “Think Like a Man Too” is eyeing first place at the weekend box office, but in order to snare its prize, the Sony Pictures/Screen Gems comedy must hold off two other well-received sequels, “22 Jump Street” and “How to Train Your Dragon 2.” Currently, the film is on pace to debut in the $32 million... 9 weeks 3 days ago via donnieyen
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Specialty Box Office: Big Weekend For A24 As 'The Rover' Opens Solid and 'Obvious Child' Expands Well

fb.indiewire.com – Here's a rundown of the specialty box office this weekend, which saw A24 find both the best opener and best holdover with David Michod's "The Rover" and Gillian Robespierre's "Obvious Child" both having very strong weekends. Full report below: The Debuts: Debut Winner of the Weekend: "The Rover." A24 saw strong (though not spectacular) numbers from David Michod's follow-up to "Animal Kingdom," "The Rover." Coming off a Cannes debut last month, the film stars Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson and takes place in a lawless Australian outback 10 years after a global economic collapse. 9 weeks 6 days ago via jetli
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Box Office: '22 Jump Street' Edges Ahead of 'How to Train Your Dragon 2'

feedproxy.google.com – The Channing Tatum-Jonah Hill comedy is headed toward a $60-million-plus weekend, while DreamWorks Animation's new animated movie is looking to collect more than $55 million 10 weeks 19 hours ago via brucelee
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Box Office: '22 Jump Street' Opens to Stellar $5.5 Million Thursday Night

feedproxy.google.com – UPDATED: Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill reprise their roles in the Sony sequel. 10 weeks 1 day ago via jetli
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Box Office: ‘How to Train Your Dragon,’ ‘Jump Street’ Sequels to Jockey for No. 1

variety.com – It’s a sequel slugfest at the multiplexes this weekend as “How to Train Your Dragon 2″ and “22 Jump Street” battle for no. 1 at the box office. Both films will capitalize on residual goodwill for the first installments in the franchise, and should benefit from two very different movie-going audiences. 10 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee
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