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THE VOW AS BIG A SURPRISE ON VIDEO AS IN THEATERS

May 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Sony’s The Vow, an unexpected big hit with $125 million in its theatrical release last February, debuted with equal success on home video last week. The romantic comedy topped both the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart and Home Media Magazine’s rental chart. Actual sales and rental figures are not disclosed by the reporting agencies. […]

STUDIO DANCES WITH WOLVES AS THE GREY DEBUTS WITH $20M (Updated)

January 30, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s not yet quite in the black, but The Grey got off to a terrific start over the weekend, wolfing down an estimated $20 million and coming in at the high end of early forecasts. Even after the film debuted on Friday with a better-than-decent $6.5 million, most pundits were still predicting that it would […]

UNDERWORLD: AWAKENING TAKES BIG BITE OF BOX OFFICE

January 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Underworld: Awakening sank its teeth into the necks of box office pundits over the weekend as the vampire flick, starring Kate Beckinsale, opened with $25.3 million, far ahead of most of their predictions. It was helped by 3D and IMAX surcharges — $3.8 million of its total came from IMAX venues. Landing in second place […]

BOX OFFICE AWAKENING AS UNDERWORLD SEQUEL TAKES OFF (Updated)

January 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The top two films at the weekend box office performed well above expectations and helped push the overall gross more than 30 percent above the same weekend a year ago, according to studio estimates. Sony Screen Gems’s Underworld: Awakening debuted ahead of the pack with an estimated $25.4 million (it made an additional $13.4 million […]

FOURTH UNDERWORLD MOVIE TO LAY SIEGE TO BOX OFFICE

January 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Another film that wasn’t shown in advance to critics is likely to come out ahead at the box office this weekend. It’s the fourth installment of Sony’s Underworld vampire series, Underworld: Awakening. It’s expected to debut with around $20-25 million and beat out Red Tails, George Lucas’s film about the World War II Tuskegee Airmen, […]