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Breaking Dawn Takes Big Bite Out Of Box Office

Twilight: Breaking Dawn — Part 2 topped the box office this weekend with $141.3 million domestically from 4,070 theaters and $199.6 million internationally from 61 markets. It’s the franchise’s best global opening, thanks to massive international business. Meanwhile, SkyFall also set a frnachise record, becoming the best-selling Bond film of all …

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“Wreck-It-Ralph” Wrecks Competition At Box Office

New family film Wreck-It Ralph opened to a record-breaking $49.1 million from 3,752 theaters — the top weekend debut for a Disney Animation Studios title. Wreck-It Ralph did especially well on Friday in the Northeast, where families looked for a distraction from the aftermath of superstorm Sandy. Most of the 300 theaters closed early …

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‘Paranormal Activity 4’ Scares Up Box Office Win

Paramount’s Paranormal Activity 4 topped the domestic box office chart with $30.2 million, but it lagged notably behind the past two films in the hit Halloween franchise. There are signs of franchise fatigue the film’s opening was 43 percent behind Paranormal Activity 3’s $52.6 million debut a year ago and 26 percent behindParanormal Activity 2’s opening …

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‘Hotel Transylvania’ Spooks Box Office

In a sizable victory for Sony, 3D cartoon “Hotel Transylvania” debuted to an estimated $43 million — the biggest opening since “The Dark Knight” Rises and the top September bow ever. It’s also the best performance to date for the studio’s animation unit. Time travel/action film “Looper” also performed well, bringing in $21.2 …

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Weekend Box Office Too Close To Call

Initial estimates show Jake Gyllenhaal-Michael Pena cop drama End of Watch — the only film to overperform — andJennifer Lawrence horror pic House at the End of the Street topping the domestic box office with $13 million. To make things more confusing, Clint Eastwood’s The Trouble With The Curve finished at $12,720,000. The three films ending in such …

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