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By Stephen Nevets On Monday, May 4th, 2015
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‘Avengers Age of Ultron’ opens with second biggest debut ever

Avengers: Age of Ultron ruled the box office this weekend with a huge $187.7 million, which is the second-biggest debut ever, but may have been a disappointment to some, falling short of its predecessor, Marvel’s More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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‘American Sniper’ crosses $200 million, Michael Moore adds Jesus to insults

Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper and Warner Bros are laughing all the way to the bank as Michael Moore tries to stay in the headlines by attacking the fans of American Sniper, which eclipsed $200 at the domestic box More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, January 25th, 2015
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Bill Maher on ‘American Sniper’: Chris Kyle is ‘psychopath patriot’ as film smashes box office

On Friday night’s Real Time with Bill Maher, the abrasive liberal host and his panel discussed last week’s big box office news and the runaway success of Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper. Maher ultimately More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, August 4th, 2014
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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ opens with $94M big opening box office weekend

The early estimates for Guardians of the Galaxy were $50-60 million, then $60 million or more and then raised again to $75 million. Marvel Studios won even bigger than expected with a $94 U.S. opening weekend, crushing More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
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This Day in History: ‘Passion of the Christ’ opens in the US, still controversial ten years later

One of the most divisive films in movie history is Mel Gibson’s Passion of the Christ, which opened in theaters ten years ago today. Largely based on the 18th-century diaries of Saint Anne Catherine Emmerich, More...

By Stephen Nevets On Sunday, January 19th, 2014
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‘Ride Along’ breaks box office record, ‘Jack Ryan’ opens behind ‘Lone Survivor’

Ice Cube and Kevin Hart won big this weekend with Ride Along, headed into the MLK holiday, poised to break the MLK holiday weekend mark. Ride Along earned over $41 just over the weekend and will easily topple $46.1 More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, December 1st, 2013
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‘The Hunger Games Catching Fire’ and Disney’s ‘Frozen’ lead the way to biggest Thanksgiving box office of all-time

Cue the headlines which will include the words feast, famine, Thanksgiving and the record breaking box office for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Frozen. Catching Fire opened to $158.1 million, which is the More...

By Stephen Nevets On Sunday, May 5th, 2013
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‘Iron Man 3’ opens with second biggest box office total of all-time at $175.3 million, ‘Mud’ success absent from lists

The opening was going to be big, but how big was the key. Now the estimates are in  and Iron Man 3 finishes a strong second,  but well short of The Avengers opening over $200 million last summer. In just three More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, April 25th, 2013
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‘Iron Man 3’ opens to box office records in Taiwan, Philippines and France

Iron Man has exploded at the box office and doesn’t open in the US for a couple of weeks. The new Marvel Studios film opened in 12 countries this past Wednesday, raking in $13.2 million dollars, Deadline More...

By Stephen Nevets On Sunday, December 30th, 2012
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‘Skyfall’ becomes biggest Bond film of all-time, crossing $1 billion worldwide

Sony and MGM have plenty to celebrate as “Skyfall” rings out 2012 by crossing the $1 billion mark in global ticket sales with the announced totals on Sunday. Directed by Sam Mendes and marking Daniel More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, December 17th, 2012
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‘Hobbit’ opens to a $84 million box office record, ‘Skyfall’ drops to #4

Peter Jackson’s first film in the new “Hobbit” trilogy opened number one this weekend beating out several other successful films: “Lincoln,” the new James Bond film and the conclusion More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 14th, 2012
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James Cameron says his version of ‘Jurassic Park’ would have been ‘nastier’ and ‘not for kids’

The famous Sci-Fi director James Cameron confessed that he had his eyes set on another science fiction franchise: Jurassic Park. The “Avatar” director admits that it would have been “nastier” More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 31st, 2012
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‘The Avengers’ returning to theaters for Labor Day Weekend

With the Blu-ray/DVD release of “The Avengers” less than a month away, the film is making a surprise return to theaters for the Labor Day weekend. Joss Whedon’s film continues to inch closer to More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 21st, 2012
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‘Battleship’ sunk by ‘The Avengers’ as the film becomes #4 all-time

The weekend box office figures were reported late on Sunday and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes were victorious again, fending off new films “Battleship” and “The Dictator.” Earning slightly more than $55 million, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 30th, 2012
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‘The Avengers’ has record opening with $178.4 million International Debut

This Friday director Joss Whedon’s ‘The Avengers’ arrives in US theaters, but the film opened overseas in several international markets, nearly taking in $200 million. Totally $178.4 million in 39 territories, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 16th, 2012
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‘The Hunger Games’ wins again at box office, fourth week in a row

“The Hunger Games” became the first film since “Avatar” to spend four consecutive weeks at the top spot on the domestic box office list. “X-Men: First Class” star Jennifer Lawrence shines in the adaptation More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, November 14th, 2010
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Harry Potter continues its legacy as the Greatest Movie Franchise in history

  Everyone has read the Harry Potter books, watched the films or both. The Harry Potter frenzy is already intense as fans anticipate the opening of Harry Potter: The Deathly Hallows – part one of the More...


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