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WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: MAY 17-19

May 20, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Box Office Mojo (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date): 1. Star Trek Into Darkness, Paramount, $70,165,559, 1 Wk. ($83,701,981 — From Wednesday); 2. Iron Man 3, Disney/Marvel, $35,770,094, 3 Wks. ($337,661,977); 3. The Great Gatsby, Warner Bros., $23,939,228, 2 Wks. […]

FINAL BOX OFFICE FIGURES OCT. 5-7

October 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Box Office Mojo (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date): 1. Taken 2, Fox, $49,514,769, (New); 2. Hotel Transylvania, Sony/Columbia, $27,053,395, 2 Wks. ($76,711,927); 3. Pitch Perfect, Universal, $14,846,830, 2 Wks. ($21,693,038); 4. Looper, Sony/Tristar/Film District, $12,116,001, 2 Wks. ($40,216,652); 5. […]

BOX OFFICE FINALS 9/21-9/23

September 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Box Office Mojo (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date): 1. End of Watch, Open Road Films, $13,152,683, (New); 2. House at the End of the Street, Relativity, $12,287,234, (New); 3. Trouble with the Curve, Warner Bros., $12,162,040, (New); 4. Finding […]

DOLPHIN TALE A SPLASH HIT IN SECOND WEEK

October 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Movies that rise to the top of the box office in their second week of release usually have some formidable word-of-mouth going for them, and, it would seem, such was the case with Dolphin Tale, which leaped ahead of The Lion King and Moneyball to lead the pack with $13.9 million, according to final figures […]

THE LION ROARS AGAIN

September 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Far fewer people went to the movies on Sunday than the studios had estimated, final box-office figures revealed. Sunday’s estimates, which are based on actual ticket sales for Friday and Saturday but on just an educated guess for Sunday, had each of the top three films grossing more than $20 million, a remarkable occurrence in […]

BOX OFFICE TUMBLES TO YEAR’S LOW

September 13, 2011 by · 4 Comments 

It turned out that last weekend’s total box office, already acknowledged as the year’s lowest, was actually even lower, as several films were overestimated by their studios on Sunday. Contagion led the list, opening with $22.4 million, down from an estimated $23.1 million. Another new film, the critically praised Warrior, wound up with just $5.2 […]

3D WORLD CUP TELECAST A HIT IN THEATERS

July 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The jury is still out on whether consumers will ever be willing to shell out big bucks to acquire 3D-compatible television sets in their homes, but initial live 3D telecasts to theaters is proving to be a huge success. The Los Angeles Times reported today (Monday) that theatrical telecasts of the World Cup final match […]