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‘Ant Man’ Squashes ‘Pixels’

Ant-Man narrowly beat Adam Sandler‘s new action-comedy, Pixels, at the North American box office in another blow for Sandler, whose standing at the multiplex has been on the wane. Pixels debuted to an estimated $24 million from 3,723 theaters, not a good start for a summer tentpole that cost Sony and its financing partners at …

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‘Ant Man’ Misses Expectations But Wins Box Office

Disney and Marvel’s Ant-Man came in somewhat behind expectations with $58 million. While that’s certainly not a shabby number, it marks the second-lowest debut for Marvel Studios since it went solo and launched its cinematic universe, beginning with Iron Man ($98.6 million) in May 2008. Only The Incredible Hulk opened lower ($55.4 million). The top 12 …

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‘Minions’ Breaks Box Office Records

Minions jabbered its way to an estimated $115.2 million debut to nab the second-biggest opening weekend of all time for an animated title, not accounting for inflation. And overseas, where it began rolling out two weekends ago, the family title also placed No. 1 with $124.3 million from 56 markets for …

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Dinosars Devour Terminators and Strippers At Box Office

Firework champs Inside Out and Jurassic World beat new entries Terminator: Genisys and Magic Mike XXL to all but tie for the holiday weekend crown in their third and fourth weekends, respectively. Universal has Jurassic World winning the weekend with $30.9 million for a T. Rex-like domestic total of $558.2 million — the fourth-best showing of all time in North America …

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‘Spy’ tops Box Office, ‘Entourage’ Falters

In an R-rated comedy showdown, Melissa McCarthy’s James Bond spoof Spy won the crowded race at the North American box office with $30 million, while Entourage failed to revive the glory days of the hit HBO series. The top 12 films of the weekend, as of Sunday, June 7, are as follows: RANK TITLE DISTRIBUTOR …

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‘San Andreas’ Shakes Up Box Office

San Andreas rocked the North American box office this weekend with a better-than-expected $53.2 million after earning an A- CinemaScore from audiences happy to be jolted again and again. The film easily topped the week’s other newcomer, Aloha, which only managed a sixth place finish. The top 12 films of the …

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‘Tomorrowland’ Disappoints But Still Wins Box Office

Tomorrowland suffered one of the worst Memorial Day starts in recent memory for an all-audience tentpole, marking a rare miss for an otherwise empowered Disney. The big-budget fantasy adventure, starring George Clooney and Britt Robertson, debuted to $41.7 million in North America over the four-day weekend, the lowest opening for a big-budget tentpole since Prince of …

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‘Pitch Perfect 2’ Shocks Box Office

Women commandeered the box office this weekend giving an overwhelming victory to Pitch Perfect 2. The film launched to a massive $70.3 million at the North American box office, thanks to ardent female fans, beating the release of Mad Max: Fury Road and former box office champ Avengers: Age of Ultron. In …

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‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’ Dominates Box Office

In its second weekend, Disney and Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Age of Ultron remained a force of nature, topping the chart with $77.1 million from 4,276 screens to jump the $300 million mark domestically in only 10 days and putting its world total at a stunning $875.3 million. The tentpole enjoyed the second-biggest …

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‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Dominates Box Office

Continuing Marvel Studios and Disney’s winning streak, Joss Whedon‘s Avengers: Age of Ultron opened to $187.7 million from 4,276 theaters in North America, the No. 2 opening of all time behind The Avengers. Industry analysts claim that the film suffered due to competition from the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, apparently believing that Avengers fans were waiting …

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