Movie News: Box Office

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China Box Office: Local Title 'Continent' Bows at $47 Million as 'Transformers' Exits on $317 Million High

feedproxy.google.com – The directorial debut by popular novelist and racecar driver Han Han heads for $50 million at its launch, knocking ‘Tiny Times 3.0’ off the top of the table. 9 weeks 14 hours ago via jetli
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Box Office Gender Gap: Why 'Lucy' Conquered 'Hercules' (Analysis)

feedproxy.google.com – More than 50 percent of the audience for the Scarlett Johansson action pic was women, another summer sign that female moviegoers are taking on more power. 9 weeks 1 day ago via jetli
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South Korean Box Office: Period Action Film 'Kundo' Has Biggest Opening of Year

feedproxy.google.com – The star-studded project earned $23.7 million over the weekend, beating the opening figures for "Transformers 4." 9 weeks 1 day ago via brucelee
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Box Office Late Nights: AMC Theaters Computer Glitch … Again As ‘Lucy’ Grabs $2.5M To Overpower ‘Hercules’ At $2.1M

deadline.com – 1st UPDATE, Friday, 9:04 AM: The reporting on late nights are taking longer than expected because AMC had yet another computer glitch which interrupted box office reporting this morning. In fact, I’m hearing it was a total system failure yesterday and they are trying to fix it now with an AT&T technician on site now swapping out network equipment. 9 weeks 4 days ago via brucelee
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'Lucy' to Beat Up 'Hercules' This Weekend

boxofficemojo.com – On the final weekend of July, two very different action movies will try to reverse the domestic box office's downward trend. Hercules has a much bigger budget and arguably more star power in Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, but the sword-and-sandals epic doesn't appear to be connecting with moviegoers. In contrast, Lucy's eye-catching visuals and intriguing "what if" story has put it on pace for an opening north of $30 million, which should be enough to take first place this w... 9 weeks 4 days ago via jackiechan
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Why 'Frozen' Was Such a Big Box-Office Hit in Japan

feedproxy.google.com – The global Disney success is set to finish its theatrical run in the country with more than $250 million, making it the third-highest grossing film there ever. 10 weeks 14 hours ago via donnieyen
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Box Office: Why Did Cameron Diaz's 'Sex Tape' Tank?

news.moviefone.com – Wow, that's embarrassing. Not the humiliation suffered by the protagonists of the Cameron Diaz-Jason Segel farce "Sex Tape," but the movie's box office grosses. Pundits expected the reunion of the "Bad Teacher" leads and director Jake Kasdan to open with around $23 million this weekend. Instead, it debuted with a weak estimated $15.0 million, settling for fourth place, behind the returning victor "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" and two more new releases.

10 weeks 1 day ago via jetli
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Specialty Box Office: Braff's 'Wish I Was Here' Has OK Debut; 'Boyhood' Soars With Over $1 Million From Just 34 Theaters

fb.indiewire.com – Audiences continued to flock to Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" this weekend as the film took in over $1 million from just 34 theaters. That trumped any news from debuting films in the specialty market, as Zach Braff's "Wish I Was Here" managed a decent but unspectacular debut and Mike Cahill's "I Origins" stumbled.

10 weeks 2 days ago via jackiechan
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‘Sex Tape’ Attracts $1.1 Mil., ‘Purge: Anarchy’ Scares Up $2.6 Mil. at Thursday Box Office

variety.com – “Sex Tape” and “The Purge: Anarchy” got a jump on the weekend box office on Thursday, with the sexy romp grossing $1.1 million and the horror thriller earning $2.6 million. Universal’s “The Purge: Anarchy” looks like it has the best shot at unseating last weekend’s box office champ, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.”... 10 weeks 4 days ago via donnieyen
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Box Office: 20th Century Fox Crosses $3 Billion Worldwide

deadline.com – Well, that didn’t take long. Just days after Fox announced it was the first studio to cross the $1 billion mark at the domestic box office this year, the studio said today it has pushed past $3 billion in worldwide box office gross. Fox reached that number in record time, second only to 2010, when it crossed the milestone on June 30. 10 weeks 5 days ago via theothersenhman
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Specialty Box Office: 'Boyhood' Blasts Off To Summer's Best Limited Debut

fb.indiewire.com – Audiences flocked to Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" this weekend, giving the specialty market a much needed shot in the arm. With astounding reviews and months of anticipation following festival screenings at Sundance, Berlin and SXSW, the 12 years in the making film did not disappoint, grossing a stellar $359,000 from just 5 theaters (and with a 164 minute running time, no less). 11 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen
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Box Office: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Grosses $4.1M Thursday Night

feedproxy.google.com – The sequel -- once again featuring Andy Serkis in the role of Caesar the ape -- zooomed past the $1.3 million grossed Thursday night by "Rise of the Planet of the Apes." 11 weeks 4 days ago via donnieyen
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China Box Office: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Is No. 1 Film of All Time

feedproxy.google.com – The heavy use of Chinese elements in the film did much to win over fans in the world’s second biggest film market. 12 weeks 23 hours ago via jackiechan
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Box Office: What's Behind Summer's Free Fall at the Multiplex (Analysis)

feedproxy.google.com – The Fourth of July saw historic lows, while revenue for the summer is down nearly 20 percent to date in North America. 12 weeks 1 day ago via jetli
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Specialty Box Office: Roger Ebert's 'Life' Opens Strong, Though The Fourth Belonged To 'America' and 'Begin Again'

fb.indiewire.com – Coming off a disappointing June, the studios had an even worse kick off to July with a lackluster Independence Day weekend led by the second weekend of "Transformers: Age of Extinction." And it appears the little guys benefited, at least to a degree. While newcomers were scarce, among them was Steve James' Roger Ebert doc "Life Itself," which pulled in decent numbers given its screen count and the fact that it was released day and date on VOD and digital. 12 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen
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