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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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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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Sluggish Halloween Weekend Yields Favorable Results for ‘Nightcrawler’

Things were neck and neck this weekend between Jake Gyllenhaal’s Nightcrawler and Ouija, but when all was said and done, the newcomer emerged victorious, according to box office estimates. The box office win was earned by a hair, in this case, there were only about $10k separating the film from last week’s top dog. While there […]

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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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‘No Good Deed’ Intruded into Theaters and Made $24.5 Million

No Good Deed didn’t need a stacked budget or flashy effects to knock Guardians of the Galaxy from the top of the weekend charts. Which goes to show that sometimes, what the box office really needs to get revived is a good old-fashioned scare from a home invasion thriller. The Screen Gems film made an […]

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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’ Reclaims Box Office Charts

Being the heavy-hitter that it’s proven to be this summer, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy has risen to the top of the charts. Although it’s been in theaters for four weeks now, the sci-fi action film has pulled in over $17 million this weekend. If I Stay beat out the pack of new releases that came […]

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‘Turtles’ Defend Top Position From ‘The Expendables’

The summer film season is now reaching its conclusion with the arrival of not only a star-packed blockbuster and a silver screen adaption of a YA-fiction novel, but yet another buddy cop comedy. Despite all of that action between the new titles, not one has surpassed last week’s top film, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, or […]