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WEEKEND BOX OFFICE IN LINE WITH RECENT YEARS

August 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The last weekend of August is generally a weak period at the box office. According to Box Office Mojo, last year the gross for the top 12 movies came to $90.1 million. In 2009 it was $109.8 million; in 2008, just $74 million; in 2007, $97 million; and in 2006, $84.1 million — an average […]

THE SMURFS TAKES THE LEAD

August 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

After a rare weekend photo-finish race at the box office between Universal’s Cowboys & Aliens and Sony/Columbia’s The Smurfs, which saw Cowboys come out ahead by about $800,000 when the final results were announced, The Smurfs has staged a comeback. In midweek business on Monday and Tuesday, the live/animated feature earned $10,669,520 while Cowboys lassoed […]

SCHMUCKS‘ INCEPTION BEATS INCEPTION

July 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Dinner for Schmucks edged out Inception at the box office on Friday. The comedy, produced by Universal, DreamWorks and Spyglass took in an estimated $8.4 million versus $8.2 million for the Warner Bros. dreamweaver. Sony/Columbia’s Salt was in third place with about $5.9 million, just ahead of the debut of Universal’s Charlie St. Cloud, which […]