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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Gatsby’ Topped By ‘Iron Man 3’

2:30 PM 5/12/2013 by Logan Falk
Iron Man 3
This weekend, the box office bore witness to an epic earnings battle between two rich, famous, charismatic, self-destructive film protagonists: the “Great” Jay Gatsby, and Iron Man 3’s Tony Stark. As glitzy and popular as The Great Gatsby was, it was ultimately no match for the superhero allure of Iorn Man 3.

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Iron Man 3’ Dominates

9:14 PM 5/5/2013 by Logan Falk
Iron Man 3
Well, it’s fair to say that this weekend has been very kind to last week’s solitary new release, the long-awaited Iron Man 3. We all knew it would make a whole bunch of money on its opening weekend—the only question left was just how much.

Weekend Box Office Report: 'Pain and Gain' Earns Big, 'The Big Wedding' Gets More Pain than Gain

1:31 PM 4/28/2013 by Logan Falk
Pain and Gain
Despite a bleak critical reception for last week’s new releases, both of the new films made a decent showing for themselves in the box office, if not fantastic (or even consistent with their predicted weekend revenues). Pain and Gain made its way to the top spot this weekend, earning $20 million.

Weekend Box Office Report: 'Oblivion:' One Release, One Top Spot

3:20 PM 4/21/2013 by Logan Falk
Oblivion
The weekend was very kind to last week’s one and only new release, Oblivion. Otherwise, the charts have remained more or less static since last weekend. Oblivion did quite well in the box office, making over $38.1 million; while this is at the bottom end of its predicted range for its opening weekend gross, it’s still a respectable sum, and the film can probably expect similarly impressive numbers in later weeks.

Weekend Box Office Report: ’42’ Is Number 1

1:25 PM 4/14/2013 by Logan Falk
42
Both of last week’s new releases did very well in the box office this weekend—even despite the arguably vast disparity in quality between the two releases. Making the top of the charts is 42, which outdid its modest expectations (even for a heartwarming based-on-a-true-story yarn), earning revenues in the ballpark (ha) of $27.2 million on its opening weekend.
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Box Office Report: Baseball Pic '42' Scores With a $27.3 Million Opening

feedproxy.google.com – UPDATE: "Scary Movie 5," the weekend's other new wide release, settles for $15.2 million, while Tom Cruise's "Oblivion" opens in number one position overseas. 6 years 33 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Box Office Report: '42' Hits It Big With a $9 Million Opening

feedproxy.google.com – "Scary Movie 5," featuring Charlie Sheen and Lindsay Lohan, forced into second place with a $5.5 million bow. 6 years 34 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Box Office Report: Jackie Robinson Pic '42' Takes the Early Lead

feedproxy.google.com – The horror parody "Scary Movie 5," featuring Charlie Sheen and Lindsay Lohan, is lagging behind in the preliminary estimates. 6 years 34 weeks ago via donnieyen

New in Theaters: '42,' 'Scary Movie 5'

8:06 AM 4/12/2013 by Logan Falk
Scary Movie 5
Today introduces two new releases that could not be more incongruous—one is a heartwarming based-on-a-true-story film about overcoming adversity, standing by what you believe in (even if it’s insanely unpopular), letting your actions speak louder than your words, etc. The other is the fifth installment in a B-list comedy franchise that simply refuses to die.
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Critics Consensus: 42 Is Earnest and Inspirational

rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got a pioneering ballplayer (42, starring Chadwick Boseman and Harrison Ford) and a horror spoof (Scary Movie V, starring Ashley Tisdale and Simon Rex). What do the critics have to say? 6 years 34 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures team up with director Brian Helgeland for 42, the powerful story of Jackie Robinson, the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball's color barrier when he joined the roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Brian Helgeland
Warner Bros.
PG
April 12, 2013
Distribution
Biopic, Drama, Sports