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PIRATES LOOKS TO LAND $1.2 BILLION BOOTY

June 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Its swash has pretty much buckled in the U.S. where it is earning less at the box-office than its recent predecessors, but Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is plundering the overseas box office with ticket sales thus far of $614.9 million — in just three weeks. That brings its worldwide gross past the […]

PIRATES LOOTS OVERSEAS BOX OFFICE

June 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides may not be the equal of the previous two Pirates sequels at the North American box office — but overseas it continues to rake in crates of doubloons (and other forms of cash). Last weekend the movie earned $108 million abroad to bring its worldwide gross to $571,302,759. […]

BRIDESMAIDS: WHAT A RECEPTION!

May 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

If executives at one studio were wringing their hands over the failure of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides to crack the $100-million mark, executives at another were no doubt pumping them in the air after learning that Bridesmaids declined just 20 percent in its second week to $20.9 million. It managed to beat […]

STRANGER TIDES IS NO TSUNAMI

May 23, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Question: When is a weekend box-office haul of $90.1 million considered a disappointment? Answer: When it’s the result for a Pirates of the Caribbean sequel, that’s when. On Stranger Tides wasn’t expected to surpass the $114 million that the last sequel, At World’s End, did in 2007, let alone the $135.6 million that Dead Man’s […]

PIRATES PIRATED

May 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides has already hit TorrentFreak.com’s list of the ten most downloaded movies on BitTorrent. The website, which tracks BitTorrent use internationally, placed On Stranger Tides at No. 4. If a fourth place finish seems odd for such a hit, then consider the fact that the movie opened in some […]

WILL PIRATES CAPTURE BIG BOOTY AGAIN?

May 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Studios and theater owners alike are hoping that Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides will bring clear sailing back to the industry, which has been struggling at the box office during most of the year. Some analysts are forecasting that the Disney movie could become the first release of the year to crack the […]