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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘box office results’

The Lego Movie Expected to Earn $60 Mil over Weekend

The LEGO Movie will set surprisingly high box office numbers this weekend. Critical praise and a great marketing strategy won the film most of its viewers, but the LEGO’s main selling point was its family appeal. Children and parents can enjoy the film equally: parents view a visually sophisticated and complex animated feature, while the younger viewers see something kid-friendly. LEGO …

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Man of Steel Breaks Summer 2013 Box Office Records

Though critics can’t decide whether Zach Snyder’s Superman movie franchise reboot is good or not, fans of the superhero have spoken. According to Reuters, Man of Steel has set a new record for June opening weekend box office totals. The movie took in $113.1 million on its opening weekend, giving it this year’s second-largest opening weekend haul, right behind Iron …

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Google Can Predict Movie Sales With 94% Accuracy

Google this week released a new whitepaper that claims Google searches can predict box office totals with incredible accuracy. The paper, authored by Google analysts Reggie Panaligan and Andrea Chen, claims that Google data can predict box office results with 94% accuracy. The results are arrived at by observing Google searches for a movie’s trailer, then combining that with the …

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Django Unchained, Les Miserables Lead Christmas Box Office

It may surprise people who never think to go to the movies on Christmas, but the day is one of the largest movie-going days of the year. My pet theory is that after the presents are opened and the brunch is devoured, families that don’t have much in common would much rather see a movie than sit and stare at …

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Box Office Results on Hold Following Colorado Shooting

Box office results are being put on hold for the moment following the tragic shooting at a midnight screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora, Colorado, a decision supported by the majority of Hollywood studios. Monday mornings are usually when movie-crazed individuals such as myself ravenously pour over figures in an attempt to see which motion picture dominated ticket …

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Box Office Results: Spider-Man Swings Into 1st

We’ve reached a point in the last few years where a decent superhero movie is basically a license to print money for the studio that makes it. It happened earlier this summer with Marvel’s The Avenger’s, and it looks like it’s happening again with The Amazing Spider-Man. The reboot of the Spider-Man franchise rocketed to the number one spot at …

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Magic Mike, Ted Claim Top Spots at the Box Office

“Magic Mike”, director Steven Soderbergh’s saucy male stripper comedy/drama, took off everything it could in order to dominate the box office over the weekend. Unfortunately for Mike, “Family Guy” mastermind Seth MacFarlane’s raunchy R-rated comedy “Ted”, starring Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis, claimed the top spot with an amazing $54.1 million, which is the best opening ever for an original …

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