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OVERSEAS BOX OFFICE CHEERS HOLLYWOOD

September 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

While the domestic box office failed to cure itself of the blahs last weekend, the foreign box office remained relatively robust, with Resident Evil: Retribution remaining on top for a second week with $30.5 million. Its foreign total now stands at $103.8 million. According to Box Office Mojo, The Expendables showed no signs of becoming […]

EASTWOOD’S CURVE LOOKS MORE LIKE A SINKER (Updated)

September 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Clint Eastwood’s return to the screen after four years in Warner Bros.’ baseball drama Trouble with the Curve displayed a lot of empty chairs in theaters all over the country this weekend. It took in a less-than-expected $12.7 million. But then nothing else at the box office scored much better. Indeed, there was a virtual […]

EVIL IS WICKED AT OVERSEAS BOX OFFICE

September 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Resident Evil: Retribution may have had a lukewarm launch in the U.S. over the weekend, taking in the lowest amount of any installment of the franchise, but it launched with solid ticket sales abroad. It raked in $49.6 million, the franchise’s best foreign opening to date, producing expecially impressive ticket sales in Japan, where it […]

THE MASTER SETS BOX OFFICE RECORD

September 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

As if to demonstrate that people will go to the movies in September if they’re given something worthwhile to see, a little film from The Weinstein Co., titled The Master, sold out virtually every seat in the five theaters in New York and Los Angeles where it opened over the weekend. The film, which had […]