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‘Hobbit’ Finale Defeats Competition

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies has officially arrived, and it’s left quite the impact on this week’s charts. With an estimated weekend total that pushes far past $55 million, the finale to the highly revered Hobbit trilogy has now made over $90 million dollars in the past five days. Though their numbers […]

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Despite Mediocre Turnout, ‘Exodus’ Tops ‘Mockingjay’

With Christmas (and the swarm of major releases that come with it) looming in the immediate future, cineplexes across the country are collectively experiencing something of a calm before the storm. Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings overcame much more than a 28% rating to win over the weekend box office. After three solid weeks […]

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Success Continues on for ‘Mockingjay’

For the third consecutive week, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, otherwise known as Mockingjay for short, has topped the charts. Partly in thanks to a quiet and sluggish post-Thanksgiving weekend, the film made an estimated $21.6 million dollars over the past three days. This would move the film’s domestic total up to $257 million, thus surpassing […]

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‘Mockingjay’ Crushes Weekend Competition

Should we really expect anything less from the global behemoth that The Hunger Games franchise has now become? The third installment of the series, Mockingjay — Part 1, premiered this weekend to $123 million dollars. They may be high, but in comparison to the $152+ million opening supplied by the 2012 Hunger Games film, these […]

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‘Dumb and Dumber To’ Dominate the Weekend

Who needs a marketing budget when you have nostalgia? This weekend saw the return of Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels from a twenty year absence of working together to reprise the roles of Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne in Dumb and Dumber To. Though the film might be the subject of some lofty jabs in […]

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‘Interstellar’ Falls Behind ‘Big Hero 6’

Temperatures across the country may be taking a plunge, but things sure are heating up at the box office, now that Oscar season is among us. In a battle of epic proportions, Disney’s Big Hero 6 and Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar faced off this weekend, with the former emerging on top, boasting an estimated $56 million […]

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‘Ouija’ Scores $20 Million Weekend

It’s no secret that there’s a definite hit and miss game to releasing micro-horror films. When a production tanks, more often than not, flukes are forgotten and never remembered again, but sometimes, the returns can be massive. This was exactly the case with Blumhouse Productions’ Ouija, which topped this weekend’s box office charts with a shocking $20 […]

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‘Fury’ Runs Over ‘Gone Girl’ on the Path to the Top

Despite the fact that October tends to be relatively packed full of horror films, Brad Pitt’s return to the silver screen has been met with an enormous response. Thanks to the $23.5 million that it had made on its opening weekend, Fury has knocked Gone Girl from its chart-topping position. Sales aren’t the only thing going […]

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‘Gone Girl’ and ‘Annabelle’ Have Killer Box Office Weekend

Cineplexes across the nation have been packed out this weekend thanks to the highly-anticipated arrival of Gone Girl and Annabelle. By a very narrow margin of one million dollars, the former of the two topped the charts with $38 million in weekend sales, according to studio estimates. These two films that have breaking well above […]

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Denzel Washington Takes Box Office With ‘The Equalizer’

Denzel Washington’s been on a roll with his recent work, and The Equalizer‘s commercial success serves as a testament to that. According to estimates from Sony-Columbia pictures, the action-thriller is set to make $35 million dollars by the end of its debut weekend. The Boxtrolls came into theaters as well, and opened with around $17 […]

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Scoops Up Yet Another Box Office Win

This is the fourth time in the past six weeks that we’ve referenced Guardians of the Galaxy in the headline of these box office weekend posts, and that’s all for a good reason; the film still continues to crush in an incredibly stale time of the year. An estimated $10 million had been earned by […]

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Continues its Box Office Romp this Three-Day Weekend

It’s official, Guardians of the Galaxy will be known as THE movie of the summer. If not for the hilarious one-liners, stellar soundtrack, and headline-worthy unofficial merchandise, then for its dominance as this quarter’s top film, with $274 thousand dollars made domestically since its August 1 release date. This weekend, the Marvel Studios film topped […]