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‘Boss’ Tops Box Office

Melissa McCarthy, squaring off against both Batman and Superman over the weekend, scored a narrow victory, as the raucous comedian’s new feature The Boss claimed the top spot at the North American box office in a virtual photo finish with an estimated $23.48 million, just a few dollars above Batman v. Superman’s weekend …

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‘Batman V Superman’ Drops 68% With No New Competition

With dismal reviews and bad word of mouth, Zack Snyder’s Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice plunged an estimated 68 percent in its second weekend — one of the biggest drops in history for a marquee superhero title — even as it easily stayed No. 1 due to no new films opening. …

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‘Dawn of Justice’ Weak On Screen But Strong At Box Office

Despite bad reviews, weak story and terrible acting, Superman and Batman fans proved P.T. Barnum’s adage of never overestimating the intelligence of the consumer and turned out in droves to see Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The cinematic monstrosity rolled in box office gold bringing in $170,100,000 domestically. The film earned …

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‘Zootopia’ Threepeats At The Top Of The Box Office

Zootopia remained at No. 1 in its third weekend with a stellar $38 million domestically (it fell a slim 26 percent) to jump the $200 million mark in North America. And overseas, it earned another $64.8 million to finish Sunday with a foreign total of $389.9 million and global haul of …

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‘Zootopia’ Remains Atop Box Office

Disney Animation Studios’ Zootopia continued to rule the roost in its second weekend, while the J.J. Abrams-produced 10 Cloverfield Lane opened to a pleasing $25.2 million in North America.Sacha Baron Cohen’s comedy The Brothers Grimsby debuted to a dismal $3.2 million, the worst opening of all time for the British comedian. Fellow new offerings The Young Messiah and The …

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‘Zootopia’ Defeats ‘Deadpool’

Over the weekend, Zootopia  — buoyed by glowing reviews launched to a record $73.7 million from 3,827 theaters in North America, the top showing ever for Disney Animation Studios and the top March debut for an animated title, besting Dr. Suess’ The Lorax ($70.2 million). The top 12 films of the weekend, as of …

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‘Gods Of Egypt’ Bombs At Box Office

Gods of Egypt opened to an estimated $14 million domestically after costing a hefty $140 million to produce. The ancient fantasy epic, starring Gerard Butler, also bombed overseas, where it debuted to $24.2 million from 68 markets for a worldwide start of $38.2 million. Deadpool easily beat the film to stay …

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‘Deadpool’ Has Record Setting Weekend

Ryan Reynolds’ very R-rated and irreverent Deadpool grossed a record-breaking $135 million over the three-day Valentine’s Day/Presidents Day weekend, one of the best showings of all time for a superhero movie and shattering all expectations. The top 12 films of the weekend, as of Sunday, February 14, are as follows: WEEKEND REVENUE …

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‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ Chops Down Newcomers

Kung Fu Panda 3 easily stayed No. 1 in its second weekend as Hail, Caesar! grossed an underwhelming $11.4 million.The news was even more grim for mashup Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. The movie earned $5.2 million from 2,931 theaters, putting it behind Nicholas Sparks’ film adaptation The Choice. The top 12 films of …

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