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HUNGER GAMES FINAL: $58.6 MILLION (Updated)

April 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Lionsgate’s Hunger Games dominated the domestic box office for the second consecutive weekend, adding another $58.6 million to its gross, which now stands at $248.5 million after just ten days. According to final figures, it nabbed an additional $34.8 million overseas, bringing its worldwide tally to $362.4 million. Warner Bros.’ Wrath of the Titans debuted […]

HUNGER GAMES FEASTS ON $152.5 MIL OPENING (Updated)

March 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

U.S. and Canadian ticket buyers bought up an estimated $155 million worth of tickets (see final figures below) to see The Hunger Games over the weekend, making it the third-largest domestic debut ever, behind only Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2, which opened last year with $169.19 million and The Dark Knight […]

ANOTHER JUMP IN BOX-OFFICE BUCKS FOR JUMP STREET

March 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The debut of Sony’s R-rated 21 Jump Street actually performed better than the studio’s already outstanding estimates had indicated on Sunday. Final figures released on Monday disclosed that the movie starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum brought in $36.30 million over the weekend — $1.3 million more than the studio’s estimate. Veteran box office analyst […]

21 JUMP STREET LEAPS AHEAD OF RIVALS (Updated)

March 19, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

The freshman week of the high-school action comedy 21 Jump Street leaped ahead of the competition as it earned an estimated $35 million in weekend ticket sales — not a bad start for a film that was believed to have cost $40-45 million to produce. Moreover, it had several factors working against it. First of […]

21 JUMP STREET TO JUMP TO NO. 1

March 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Sony’s 21 Jump Street, inspired by the 1980s’ TV series featuring Johnny Depp, is expected to jump to the top of the box office this weekend with around $30-35 million, according to industry forecasters. It’s the only new film opening wide, although a couple of high-profile/low-budget features are also debuting this weekend in a few […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: 21 JUMP STREET

March 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s funny. That’s the two-word consensus of just about every newspaper film critic in the nation’s largest markets. Each has his/her own variation of stating that, some more enthusiastically than others, but there’s no denying that it’s one of the best-reviewed movies of the year. In particular, critics are praising the performances of Jonah Hill […]