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‘Captain America: Civil War’ hits $200M at the box office before U.S. premiere

By the time Captain America: Civil War premieres in the U.S. on May 6th, the gigantic Marvel-Disney blockbuster will have raked in hundreds of millions of dollars in ticket sales internationally. In the first five days since launching in Europe and other markets, Civil War already reached the $200 million mark, promising to give Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Deadpool and Batman v. Superman a run for the money.   Civil War premiered in 37 international markets on Wednesday, including France, ........

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Theri's success raises hopes for a sequel

Ilayathalapathy Vijay's 'Theri', directed by Atlee and produced by S Thanu, is continuing to do well at the Chennai box office. Completing its third weekend, the film reportedly is running in all centres with good collections.   According to reports, the film, which has Amy Jackson and Samantha as the female leads, has managed to collect Rs 66.97 crore during its 12-day run in Tamil Nadu, Rs 33.85 crore in the other states of India and Rs 42.70 crore in the overseas market. The best part of ........

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'Baaghi' was one of the most downloaded movies of 2016 last week

Recently-released movie "Baaghi," starring Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor, has become one of the most pirated movies of 2016 for the week gone by on BitTorrent. TorrentFreak.com on sunday, May 2, released a weekly list of top 10 most downloaded/pirated movies on BitTorrent and it has "Baaghi" in the 10th slot.

 

"Baaghi" is a romantic action movie released on April 29, and has had a good opening at the box office. 

'The Jungle Book' rules the box office again

Disney's "The Jungle Book" trounced a handful of underperforming new releases to rule the box office for a third consecutive week, while next week's certain champ, "Captain America: Civil War," began setting records overseas.   Jon Favreau's live-action Rudyard Kipling adaptation earned $42.4 million in its third week at North American theaters, according to studio estimates Sunday. One of the year's biggest hits, "The Jungle Book" has now totaled $684.8 million globally.   The weekend's ........

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Historic MOU signing between EAP films & Village cinemas

A new era in the Sri Lankan Cinematic industry! Village Cinemas and EAP Films signup to revolutionize and revamp the local cinematic industry and to provide the ultimate cinematic experience.   Village Roadshow of Australia and EAP Group of Sri Lanka signed up an MOU through which Village Cinemas and EAP Films and Theatres Ltd will jointly look at opportunities to develop modern cinema multiplexes in Sri Lanka.    Under this MOU both the companies are hoping to set up a JV in Sri Lanka, ........

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‘Minions’ Masters $1B Global Box Office; Universal Sets Yet Another Industry Record

With Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Minions having reached $990.2M globally last weekend, this milestone was to be expected. The little yellow fellows have now crossed $1B worldwide, with $682M coming from international and $321.9M in North America. This makes the Kyle Balda/Pierre Coffin-helmed pic the third-highest-grossing animated film of all time. Oh, and it sets another industry record for Universal: It is the first time any studio has had three films cross $1B at ........

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EAP’s receives ISO 9001:2008 certification achievement for cinemas

Tuesday 23rd June 2015, Colombo: Sri Lanka's leading cinema brand, EAP Films and Theatres Ltd was recently awarded ISO 9001:2008 certification achievement, recognising the company’s commitment to the highest standards of quality and service. This achievement is a first for the Sri Lankan film and theatre industry. EAP Films and Theatres Ltd has established a position as Sri Lanka leading cinema chain in the film and theatre industry.The ISO 9001:2008 set or a criteria for a quality management ........

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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.