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TOY STORY 3 DISCS ALREADY AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER

August 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Disney has already begun promoting its November home-video release of Toy Story 3 even as the movie continues to generate millions of dollars in ticket sales at theaters, Home Media magazine reported on its website Tuesday. It is already the No. 1 pre-order at Amazon.com, which has developed its own virtual store to promote the […]

TOY STORY 3 HEADS FOR INFINITY AT BOX OFFICE

August 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Toy Story 3 crossed the $400-million mark over the weekend as it took in $2.2 million to climb to $400.8 million domestically. It thereby became the 11th movie to top $400 million and only the second animated film to do so, after Shrek 2, which piled up $436.7 million. Perhaps even more impressive, its overseas […]

TOY STORY 3 OVERTAKES NEMO AS PIXAR’S NO. 1

August 12, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Toy Story 3 has replaced 2003’s Finding Nemo as Pixar’s biggest box-office champ. As of Wednesday, the latest Pixar feature had taken in $896.22 million worldwide, according to BoxOfficeMojo.com. Finding Nemo‘s final worldwide count was $867.89 million. Each film earned more overseas than it did domestically. Nemo’s foreign count represented 60.9 percent of its total […]

DISNEY’S PROFITS SOAR 40 PERCENT

August 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The combination of Toy Story 3, Iron Man 2 and Alice in Wonderland 3D lifted Walt Disney Co.’s third-quarter profits 40 percent, according to the company’s quarterly earnings report, beating analysts’ forecasts by a wide margin. Income rose to $1.3 billion from $954 million during the comparable period a year ago. Revenue rose 16 percent […]

INCEPTION STILL HOT OVERSEAS

August 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Overseas, Inception continued to catch the imagination of moviegoers as it piled up an estimated $46.6 million in 58 countries to bring its foreign total to $250 million. In second place was Toy Story 3, which brought in another $29.4 million in 49 countries, putting its foreign gross to just under $500 million. In third […]

“INCEPTION” THROWS “SALT” OVER ITS SHOULDER

July 26, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Sony’s Salt, starring Angelina Jolie, made a solid debut over the weekend with an estimated $36.5 million, but it was far outpaced by the second week of Warner Bros.’ Inception, which fell just 31 percent and amassed $43.5 million, bringing its 10-day total to $143.7 million. The result surprised some analysts. Since Salt is only […]

“TOY STORY 3” SETS RECORD IN U.K.

July 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Delayed openings of Toy Story 3 in several European countries because of the World Cup pushed the Disney/Pixar film back to No. 1 at the overseas box office. According to trade accounts, the movie drew $52 million in ticket sales from 43 countries, putting its overseas gross at $351 million and its worldwide tally at […]

PIXAR’S BIGGEST TOY STORY ISN’T A MOVIE

July 15, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Sales of toys and other merchandise associated with Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story 3 are expected to gross about $2.4 billion worldwide this year alone, far exceeding the amount the film will likely earn theatrically and on DVD combined, according to the British website KnowYourMoney.co.uk. The website noted that the studio’s 2006 feature Cars, the poorest box-office […]

DESPICABLE? NOT!

July 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The only thing that could be considered despicable about Despicable Me was the prediction by box-office gurus on Friday that the movie would earn half of what it actually did. The Universal animated feature took in an estimated $60.1 million versus the $30-35 million that forecasters had expected. Meanwhile, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, which had […]

STUDIOS EXPECTING FABULOUS FOURTH

June 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Fourth of July weekend is likely to produce — by far — the biggest box-office grosses of the year. Summit Entertainment launched the third installment of its Twilight franchise at midnight last night (Tuesday/Wednesday), amid expectations that it will sell $150-million worth of tickets by Monday. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse collected $30 million, the […]

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