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Box Office: 'Jurassic World' Tops $250M In 5 Days, Could Top $300M In A Week, $400M By Sunday

Another day, another box office record for Jurassic World. The dino sequel demolished nearly every short-term box office record in the book this weekend with a massive $208.8 million domestic debut and a $524m worldwide debut, both the largest ever. The film wasn’t some quick-kill blockbuster either, setting the record for the biggest Saturday ($69.5m) and Sunday ($57.2m) grosses despite “only” snagging the third biggest opening day/Friday on record ($81.9m). Of course, as noted, if you ........

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Predicting The Ant-Man At The Box Office

While Marvel seems hell-bent on dishing out as many movies as they can, one can get a bit confused as to who is who and what’s even going on. In the midst of all this MCU craziness, we are introduced to “Ant-Man,” and a lot of questions along with him.   Instead of trying to understand the origins of the hero or the plot of the movie, we wanted to talk about the possible box office performance of the July 2015 superhero flick.     On the other hand, we have the upcoming sequel to ........

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‘Tomorrowland’ Limited Release While ‘Poltergeist’ Grabs Strong $1.4M – Box Office

Disney just reported for Tomorrowland with $725K from its limited run in what they’ve been calling 701 “premium/palace locations” (which means IMAX and PLF screens) with a nice $1,077 per screen average. Had they played the film on a greater number of screens — in the 2,500 to 3,000 range — they would have ended up with a nice Thursday preview in the millions of dollars. But they didn’t. So the if-they-had scenarios ($2.7M to $3.2M is being tossed around) didn’t happen.

Avengers: Age of Ultron To 'Smash' Box Office Record

'The Avengers' may already be the third highest-grossing film of all time, but it looks like this summer's sequel 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' could surpass it, at least when it comes to opening weekend box office receipts. Industry researched boxoffice.com predicts that ‘Age of Ultron’ will rake in $217m domestically (in US and Canada) over its opening weekend when it’s released on May 1st, smashing the record of $207m currently held by 2012’s ‘The Avengers’.

Box Office: 'Furious 7' Revs Up for Likely $110M-Plus Debut

Furious 7 is expected to usher in a string of mega-openings at the box office this year. Disney and Marvel's The Avengers: Age of Ultron, set to open May 1, hasn't come on tracking yet, but some forecasters are already suggesting it could score the top opening of all time domestically, eclipsing the record-breaking breaking start of The Avengers ($207 million) in 2012..

Cinderella is belle of US box office while Liam Neeson falls short

Walt Disney Pictures Cinderella, according to industry estimates, is looking at an excellent $22.5M first Friday putting it on track for an opening that’s just under $70M at $69M at 3,845 playdates. While that’s a fantastic opening, March has some tall opening records and that type of FSS would put Cinderella as the month’s sixth-highest opening. The top three March weekend openers are The Hunger Games ($152.5M), Disney’s Alice In Wonderland ($116.1M) and the studio’s Oz The Great An ........

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'Taken 3' Has A Huge Weekend At The Box Office

Sometimes bad reviews don't mean a thing for movies, which was certainly the case with "Taken 3" this weekend. The third installment of the series starring Liam Neeson outperformed analyst estimates grossing $40.4 million opening weekend. That number isn't higher than the $49 million opening weekend of 2012's "Taken 2," which shouldn't be a big surprise for anyone who's seen the film. "Taken 3" does not live up to its predecessors at all. "Taken 3" had a lot of potential, but decided to dit ........

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Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

  There is something wrong with the magical Egyptian tablet that has been the source of life for the exhibits at New York’s Museum of Natural History.   To fix it Larry (Ben Stiller) takes the tablet back to its original owner Merenkahre (Ben Kingsley), who is on exhibit at the British Museum of Natural History.   Larry brought along Merenkarhre’s son, Ahkmenrah (Rami Malek), to reunite his family, but there were a few more stowaways hiding in the crate. Larry needs all the help he ........

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"Exodus: Gods and Kings" dominates box office

After three weeks of box office dominance, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" ceded its reign to "Exodus: Gods and Kings." The biblical epic easily ruled the weekend with a $24.5 million debut, according to box office tracker Rentrak's Sunday estimates, while "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" dominated international charts with a staggering $117.6 million from 38 territories in advance of its North America release this week. "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," down 40 per ........

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Penguins of Madagascar

By almost any measurement — box office, stock market, public image — it’s been an annus horribilis for the DreamWorks Animation chief and the studio he built. The company’s latest big screen venture, “Penguins of Madagascar,” stumbled in its U.S. debut last week, earning $35 million over the five day Thanksgiving holiday. It had been expected to earn between $45 million to $48 million. In response, shares of DreamWorks plunged more than 9% on Monday morning. “Movies are going to ........

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