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HARRY’S SORCERY UNDIMINISHED AS HALLOWS EARNS $125M

November 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 may not have set a box office record over the weekend, but it did earn a massive $125.1 million, according to studio estimates on Sunday. It was by far the most any Harry Potter movie has ever earned over an opening weekend. The closest previous result was […]

PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 2 SETS HORROR FILM RECORD

October 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Paramount’s Paranormal Activity 2 scared up an astounding $41.5 million at the box office over the weekend, according to the studio’s estimates, far exceeding analysts’ predictions and setting a weekend record for a horror film. The previous record was held by last year’s relaunch of the Friday the 13th franchise, which earned $40.5 million. That […]

SUNDAY MOVIE ATTENDANCE FALLS

July 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Blame it on the World Cup — that’s the stand being taken by several studio distribution executives who saw theater attendance plummet on Sunday, the final day of the soccer competition. Final results came in substantially below earlier estimates — on every film in the top ten. For example, Universal’s Despicable Me, which the studio […]

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