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‘Mama’ Haunts The Box Office

In a box-office upset, new horror pic Mama easily outpaced two R-rated films packing plenty of male heat: the Mark Wahlberg–Russell Croweaction-thriller Broken City and Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s The Last Stand. The top 12 films of the weekend, as of Sunday, January 20 are as follows: RANK TITLE DISTRIBUTOR NAME WEEKEND REVENUE CUME REVENUE REVENUE # OF LOCATIONS* LOC AVG …

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Texas Chainsaw Cuts Its Way To The Top Of The Box Office

Lionsgate’s Texas Chainsaw 3D exceeded expectations in its debut, grossing $23 million to win the crowded domestic box-office race. The seventh installment in the slasher franchise scored one of the better openings for the first full weekend in January, a favorite landing place for horror. On the same weekend last year, The Devil …

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‘Skyfall’ Hits Billion Dollar Box Office While ‘Hobbit’ Takes Top Spot

“Skyfall,” the latest James Bond outing, reached the milestone Sunday when its worldwide tally hit $1 billion, by far the best showing of any Bond pic, not accounting for inflation. Skyfall has grossed $289.6 million domestically and $710.6 million internationally, becoming the highest grossing film in Sony’s history and the first to jump …

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The Hobbit Slams Tom Cruise

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey held onto the box office ring this weekend. Jack Reacher, the Tom Cruise action movie, opened in the second slot to an estimated $15.6 million, doing far worse than expected while Judd Apatow’s latest comedy This Is 40 bowed in third place with $12 million. The Guilt Trip, the mother-son comedy starring Barbra Streisand and Seth …

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‘Skyfall’ Regains Box Office Crown

James Bond film “Skyfall” reclaimed the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office with $11 million. “Skyfall” continues to shatter records, becoming the highest-grossing movie released by Sony with $918 million in worldwide tickets sales, beating “Spider-Man 3” ($890 million). Sony is MGM’s distribution and co-financing partner on the film. The top …

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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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