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‘American Sniper’ Surprises Box Office

Clint Eastwood‘s record-breaking American Sniper continues to astound at the North American box office, where it earned an estimated $90.2 million for the three-day weekend for a projected $105.2 million debut over the long Martin Luther King Jr. weekend — double what it was expected to do and smashing numerous records. The top 12 …

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“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” Surpasses $800 Million and Counting

“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), has crossed the $800 million mark at the worldwide box office in its fifth week in global release, now standing at more than $803 million and still climbing. The announcement was made …

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Neeson Takes Box Office With Third ‘Taken’

Closing out the franchise in style, LiamNeeson‘s Taken 3 earned $40.4 million from 3,594 theaters in its North American debut, topping the box office and scoring the second-best January opening of all time, not accounting for inflation. The top 12 films of the weekend, as of Sunday, January 11, are as follows: RANK …

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The Hobbit Kicks Off The Year At The Top Of The Box Office

Led by Peter Jackson‘s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, a strong slate of Christmas holdovers and new entry The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death drove revenue up more than 8 percent as the prosperous holiday season came to a close. The spike in moviegoing is welcome news for Hollywood after …

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Hobbit Tops For The Holidays

Leading the holiday box office was Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Angelina Jolie’s World War II drama Unbroken and Rob Marshall’s musical Into the Woods. In its second weekend, The Hobbit once again placed No. 1, grossing $54.5 million for the four-day weekend, including $41.4 million for the three days. The New Line and MGM …

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‘The Hobbit’ Dominates Weekend Box Office

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies opened to a massive $90.6 million in North America, while Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb and Annie both suffered soft starts as the crucial year-end holidays got underway. Five Armies soared in its five-day domestic debut after earning an …

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‘Exodus’ Wins Weekend Box Office

Exodus: Gods and Kings easily topped the U.S. box office this weekend with a $24.5 million debut, dethroning The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1, which had held No. 1 for the past three weeks. While the biblical epic, starring Christian Bale, earned exactly what box office insiders had expected for the weekend, it’s not the …

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Mockingjay Holds Top Spot

With no new wide releases in the U.S. this weekend, Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 topped the box office for the third time in a row with $21.6 million, bringing its domestic total to $257.7 million for a global cume of $560.5 million. Mockingjay is on the brink of passing up Captain America: The …

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Mockingjay Tops Turkey Weekend

Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 was the easy victor at the otherwise soft Thanksgiving box office, earning $82.7 million to score the third-best gross of all time for the five-day holiday, not accounting for inflation. The penultimate installment in the YA film franchise has now earned $225.7 million in …

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‘Nightcrawler’ Edges ‘Ouija’ In A Near Photo Finish

Thanks to a Halloween boost, Universal’s Ouija held far better than expected in its second weekend to tie with Jake Gyllenhaal‘s new indie crime-thriller Nightcrawler for the North American box office crown.The two films are in a near photo finish for the top spot. The race won’t be called until Monday morning when final grosses are tallied. The …

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