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Weekend Box Office: The Fifth Estate Fails Miserably

Nothing changed this past weekend, in regards to the top two spots as Gravity and Captain Phillips both held onto their first and second position. Probably the biggest shock / surprise of the weekend was the 8th place finish for the Wikileaks movie, The Fifth Estate. To put this into perspective for you, it debuted with a per-screen average nearly …

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Gravity Can’t Be Held Down At The Weekend Box Office

Overall it was a strong weekend for the adults, as for the second weekend in a row, Alfonso Cuaron’s space drama, Gravity, takes the number one spot at the box office followed by Tom Hanks’ high sea drama Captain Phillips. Rory Bruer, head of distribution for Sony Pictures, tells Sacbee.com “We think the success of ‘Gravity’ will also bode well …

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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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Pixar’s “Brave” Wins The Box Office

The box office has been fairly quiet this summer after the colossus known as the “Avengers” has come and gone. “Men in Black 3″ underperformed, as did “Prometheus”, and “Battleship.” Because all of these movies have not really lived up to their billing, we have had a revolving door of box office winners since the Avengers lost its crown. This …

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Weekend Box Office: That’s My Boy, Rock of Ages Fail to Perform

The weekend box office numbers proved that star power doesn’t automatically add up to solid ticket sales. Adam’s Sandler’s “That’s My Boy” and the Tom Cruise musical “Rock of Ages” stumbled out of the gate on Friday, giving Paramount’s “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” and Sony’s “Prometheus” an opportunity to claim the top two spots, respectively. Although analysts feel that …

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