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HOW SUPER WILL IRON MAN 3 BE AT WEEKEND BOX OFFICE?

May 3, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Iron Man 3 opens in North America this weekend after already taking in $308 million overseas. With that kind of momentum, analysts say, the Disney/Marvel sequel could very well take in close to $200 million domestically and may even beat the $207 million benchmark set by The Avengers over the same weekend a year ago. […]

$70-MILLION OPENING FOR HOBBIT PREDICTED

December 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Forecasts that The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will earn more than $70 million at next weekend’s box office were underscored on Tuesday when online ticket seller Fandango said that the movie accounted for 76 percent of all sales. Coming in a distant second was the musical Les Miserables. Fandango also reported that despite the controversy […]

MOVIEGOERS GOBBLING UP HUNGER GAMES TICKETS IN ADVANCE

March 22, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Presales of tickets for The Hunger Games have gone through the roof, the Hollywood Reporter reported today (Thursday), noting that by Wednesday afternoon, the country’s largest theater chains had already sold $15 million worth of tickets to weekend screenings that begin at midnight tonight. The trade publication quoted one unnamed exhibitor as predicting that the […]

LIONS GATE ROARS ON WALL STREET

March 21, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Shares in Lions Gate Entertainment continued to rise on the Nasdaq today (Wednesday), two days ahead of the opening of Hunger Games, which several analysts are predicting will top $100 million in its opening weekend and perhaps even set a new box-office record. (The current record is held by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: […]

MOBILE PHONES BECOME MOVIE TICKETS

November 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Thanks in large part to a new mobile phone app, online movie-ticket site Fandango says that a record 22 percent of the tickets it sold for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 were ordered via mobile phones. In fact, it said, mobile phone sales topped those for the final Harry Potter movie, which came […]

MOVIE TO DEBUT SAME DAY IN THEATERS AND VOD

April 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Passion Play, starring Mickey Rourke, Bill Murray and Megan Fox will be available on video-on-demand on May 6, the same day that it debuts in theaters, DISH Network said on Wednesday. Moreover, it won’t bear a premium pricetag. DISH said the movie can be viewed in high definition for $5.99 or $4.99 in standard definition. […]