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Chinese Box Office: "Elysium" Debuts with Solid $11.8M; "The Stolen Years" Ups Total to $19.5M; "Jurassic Park 3D" Plummets

11:12 AM 9/11/2013 by Senh Duong
Neill Blomkamp’s scifi thriller “Elysium” debuted in China last week to a solid $11.8M after four days, according EntGroup. The Matt Damon starrer has taken in $85.4M domestically and $212M worldwide. Produced for an expensive $115M (and millions more for marketing), it’ll need home video sales to get into the black because studios only get 40-50% of the box office revenue.

Baz Luhrmann 'Seriously Considering' Movie Partly Set in China – The director swept into Beijing for the premiere of "The Great Gatsby," arguing that the fact the film was made in his native Australia helped it get into China. 9 years 14 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Baz Luhrmann on His Big Budgets: People Think 'I Don't Care About Money' (Q&A) – "The Great Gatsby" director delves into his creative process, the value of long train rides across the tundra and why his lips are sealed when it comes to his next project. 9 years 20 weeks ago via donnieyen

From 'Iron Man 3' to 'Hangover III': The Profit Breakdown of May's Blockbusters – With worldwide marketing now costing as much as $175 million per film (gulp), THR sources reveal how box office, home entertainment and TV will contribute to each studio's bottom line. 9 years 26 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Star Trek Into Darkness:’ Win and Loss

2:10 PM 5/19/2013 by Logan Falk
Star Trek Into Darkness
As one might expect, last week’s single release, one in a series of long-anticipated, high-budget summer releases—Star Trek Into Darkness—made it to the top of the box office charts on its opening weekend. It did not, however, quite live up to its high expectations for its opening-weekend revenues.

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.

Box Office Report: 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Opens to Strong $31.7 Million Overseas – Paramount's aggressive campaign to improve the standing of the iconic sci-fi franchise overseas is paying off so far. 9 years 30 weeks ago via jetli

Box Office Report: 'Great Gatsby' Dazzles With $51.1 Million Opening – The film's outstanding North American opening put it at No. 2 behind holdover "Iron Man 3," which remained strong in its second weekend, taking in about $74 million. 9 years 30 weeks ago via brucelee

Box Office Report: 'Great Gatsby' Has Jazzy $19.4 Million Opening Friday – "Iron Man 3," pulling in $19.8 million for the day, will be the weekend's box office leader. 9 years 30 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Box Office Report: 'Great Gatsby' Parties to as Much as $15 Million on Friday – The Leonardo DiCaprio starrer is about to become director Baz Luhrmann's best opener ever. 9 years 30 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby
"The Great Gatsby" follows Fitzgerald-like, would-be writer Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) as he leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922, an era of loosening morals, glittering jazz and bootleg kings. Chasing his own American Dream, Nick lands next door to a mysterious,...
Baz Luhrmann
Warner Bros.
May 10, 2013