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‘Star Wars’ Stays On Top Of Box Office

Star Wars: The Force Awakens stayed atop the North American box office in its fourth weekend after finding itself in an unexpectedly close horse race with Alejandro G. Inarritu’s The Revenant, which vastly overperformed in its nationwide expansion thanks in no small measure to Leonardo DiCaprio’s star power. The top 12 films …

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‘Star Wars’ Nabs Historic $88.3M New Year’s Box Office

The Force remains wide-awake at the worldwide box office. Star Wars: The Force Awakens grossed a record-breaking $88.3 million in North America over New Year’s weekend to close out the holidays with $740.3 million domestically and $1.51 billion globally for Disney and Lucasfilm. Domestically, it’s the biggest third weekend in history …

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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Continues Record Run

Star Wars: The Force Awakens blasted past $1 billion globally faster than any film in history, as well as leading the biggest Christmas weekend ever at the North American box office with a stunning $153.5 million for an early domestic haul of $544.6 million. The Disney and Lucasfilm tentpole crossed $1 billion …

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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Breaks Box Office Records

Star Wars: The Force Awakens shattered numerous box-office records over the weekend, grossing $238 million in North America — the biggest opening of all time, not accounting for inflation — for a global launch of $517 million. The previous biggest domestic opening was this summer’s Jurassic World with $208.8 million. The top 12 films …

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‘Hunger Games’ Tops ‘In The Heart Of The Sea’

Hunger Games: Mockingjay 2 narrowly beat In the Heart of the Sea to stay at the top of the box office. Ron Howard’s seafaring epic starring Chris Hemsworth capsized at the box office, opening to $11 million from 3,103 theaters. The big-budget film cost roughly $100 million to make, excluding marketing costs. The top …

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‘Hunger Games’ Beats ‘Krampus’ To Threepeat

Holiday horror-comedy Krampus outperformed expectations in its debut at the North American box office, grossing $16 million from 2,902 theaters to come in No. 2 behind The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2, which kept the number one spot with $18.6 million. The top 12 films of the weekend, as of Sunday, December 6, are …

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‘Hunger Games’ Retains Top Spot At Box Office

Katniss Everdeen, a lovable dinosaur and an aging Rocky Balboa made for an appetizing feast at the Thanksgiving box office, where revenue was up sharply from last year. As expected, holdover The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2 dominated overall in its second outing, earning $75.8 million for the Wednesday-Sunday holiday stretch. The …

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‘Hunger Games’ Finale Tops Box Office

Katniss Everdeen’s last stand at the box office saw The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 opening to a franchise-low $101 million in North America for a worldwide bow of $247 million. While that’s a hefty start for Lionsgate, Mockingjay 2 came in behind expectations even on a global basis. The $160 million tentpole, starring …

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‘Spectre’ Stays At Top Of Box Office

Spectre and The Peanuts Movie had no trouble beating a trio of new competitors during another quiet weekend at the North American box office, while Angelina Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt’s By the Sea was marooned in its limited debut despite teaming two of the world’s biggest stars. The top 12 films of the weekend, …

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‘Spectre’ Kills At Box Office

James Bond and Charlie Brown’s gang re-energized the North American box office after a dismal few weekends. Spectre launched to $73 million from 3,972 theaters, the second-biggest opening for any film in the iconic spy franchise, and one of the top showings of the year to date. Still, some had expected the …

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