Articles tagged box office

9 May 2016 // 8:59 AM

‘Captain America: Civil War’ Debuts With $181.8 Million

Civil War's performance was projected to be massive given news from Fandango that pre-sales for the $250 million film outpaced every other superhero movie in the online ticket seller’s 16-year history.

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15 Feb 2016 // 10:27 AM

‘Deadpool’ Kills All Rivals at the Box Office

Deadpool, Marvel’s R-rated twist on superhero movies, grossed an estimated $135 million in the U.S. and Canada in its first three days

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Building the Perfect Bomb: The Numbers Behind Box Office Flops

The biggest "box office bombs" of all time, much like the biggest hits, are not always the ones you're expecting them to be.

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‘Jurassic World’ Opening: How Does It Compare With Other Smashes?

Jurassic World is undeniably a massive hit, notching $208.8 million for the biggest domestic opening-weekend performance of all time.

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6 Jun 2011 // 5:27 AM

‘X-Men’ drives box-office boost

LOS ANGELES — After a record number of movie tickets were sold over the Memorial Day holiday, it appears audiences are back in the moviegoing habit.

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2 May 2011 // 7:30 AM

‘Fast Five’ burns rubber at box office

LOS ANGELES — “Fast Five” ran over the competition at the box office this weekend, shifting ticket sales into high gear for the first time this

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Screen World Volume 60: The Films of 2008 by Barry Monush

Screen World remains the go-to reference book for people in the film industry as well as film critics and fans.

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5 Aug 2008 // 4:09 AM

LOS ANGELES - “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor” was unable to topple “The Dark Knight” at the domestic box office, but the “Mummy”

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‘Sex and City’ beats ‘Indy’ for top box-office draw

LOS ANGELES - Never underestimate the power of women - and a good strong Cosmopolitan. “Sex and the City” fans turned out in droves over

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19 Mar 2007 // 5:00 AM

‘300’ is a number that adds up

A lot of people were surprised. I wasn’t surprised. I knew all along that “300” would be a monster hit, and that $70 million opening weekend

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13 Mar 2007 // 3:00 AM

Opening haul by ‘300’ is a stunner

Right now, the title “300” refers to the number of sword-slingin’, codpiece-sportin’ Spartans who fought a behemoth horde of Persian invaders in the famous fifth century

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12 Mar 2007 // 3:53 AM

The bloody, ultraviolent movie “300,” the latest in a string of action-packed comic book adaptations, raked in a staggering $70 million this weekend - the biggest March

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Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

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"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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