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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... 3 weeks 3 hours ago via donnieyen
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September Box Office Hits 6-Year Low

thewrap.com – he September box office totaled just $513 million in September, the worst monthly total in six years. That's down 11 percent from 2013, according to Box Office Mojo, and the lowest total since September of 2008. The swoon comes on the heels of a record-breaking August, which was driven by “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” and leaves the year's overall box office down 5.5 percent.

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Box Office: Will David Fincher's 'Gone Girl' Be Upstaged By a Demonic Doll?

feedproxy.google.com – Fincher's latest outing, based on Gillian Flynn's wildly popular novel, stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. 3 weeks 4 days ago via jetli
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​Box Office: Why 'The Equalizer' Star Denzel Washington Is Such a Reliable Hitmaker

news.moviefone.com – Why was anyone surprised that "The Equalizer" was a solid hit, opening at an estimated $35.0 million? 3 weeks 4 days ago via theothersenhman
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Specialty Box Office: Audiences Have 'Pride' In First Weekend; Shane Dawson's 'Not Cool' Very Hot In Second Frame

fb.indiewire.com – Seven new films entered in the specialty marketplace this weekend, and while one in particular was off to an excellent start, they all ended up losing out to an internet sensation. Our report: The good news: CBS Films had reason to be proud this weekend: Their British gay rights drama "Pride" had by far the best per-theater-average of any debuting indie this weekend.

3 weeks 5 days ago via brucelee
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Box Office: Denzel Washington Powering ‘Equalizer’ Over ‘Boxtrolls’

variety.com – Denzel Washington may be the most consistent hitter in Hollywood. The Oscar-winning actor steers clear of blockbuster fare and superhero pics, but his name above the title is gold when it comes to bringing in adult crowds to his thrillers and dramas. His latest, “The Equalizer,” hits theaters this weekend and should bring in between... 4 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee
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Specialty Box Office: Nick Cave's '20,000 Days' Has Best Doc Debut of 2014; Weinsteins Stopped In 'Tracks'

fb.indiewire.com – A whopping 10 new films entered the specialty marketplace in limited release this weekend, and that's not even counting the semi-wide release of Kevin Smith's "Tusk" (which notably despite very strong buzz out of Toronto, had a so-so debut). So which films managed to stand out in the crowd? And which holdovers continued on their way to breakout status? 4 weeks 5 days ago via brucelee
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Box Office Late Nights: ‘Maze Runner’ Off To Good Start With $1.1M, ‘Tombstones’ Takes In $480K

deadline.com – Fox's The Maze Runner grabbed $1.1M in late night showing from 2,200 locations starting at 10PM. The best comparison is probably the sci-fi actioner, Ender's Game which opened with $1.4 million in November 2013 and went onto have an opening weekend gross of $27M. So, perhaps Fox is more on the money with a lower estimate for this weekend.

5 weeks 9 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Scarlett Johansson's 'Lucy' Opens Strong in Russia

feedproxy.google.com – Luc Besson's sci-fi thriller brought in nearly $10 million, more than 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' 5 weeks 1 day ago via jetli
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Box-Office Preview: Boys Could Propel 'Maze Runner' to Strong $30 Million-Plus Debut

feedproxy.google.com – Shawn Levy's 'This Is Where I Leave You' and Liam Neeson's 'A Walk Among the Tombstones' will rely on adults 5 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee
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