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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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Big Hero 6

With “Big Hero 6,” an obscure Marvel Comics title gives the Mouse House’s toon division just enough raw material to assemble its own superhero franchise, starring millions of robots — including one, a balloon-bellied virtual nurse named Baymax, that you’ll never forget. Co-directors Don Hall and Chris Williams borrow the character names and a few key details from their pulp source, but otherwise succeed in putting a thoroughly Disney spin on things, delivering appealing personalities ........

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Happy New Year

"Happy New Year" (HNY) is one of the most-hyped and highly-anticipated Bollywood movies of 2014. Ever since director Farah Khan announced it in October 2012, the film has been creating buzz in the media for all good reasons. After a long wait, the flick has been finally released in theatres overseas on 22 October. The film seems to have reached the viewers' expectations that it had created before its release.   Written by Farah Khan, "Happy New Year" is a heist drama film that revolves arou ........

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'The Maze Runner' Movie Review: Best And Worst Moments Of The Film

"The Maze Runner" which is distributed by 20th Century Fox was shown in Australia on Sept. 18, 2014, U.S. and Canadian theatres on Sept. 19, 2014 and New Zealand theatres on Sept. 25, 2014. It stars Dylan O'Brien (Thomas), Will Poulter (Gally), Kaya Scodelario (Teresa), Aml Ameen (Alby), Blake Cooper (Chuck) and Carl Greene (Glader). Here is a brief movie review of it including the best and worst moments of the film"The Maze Runner" is based on James Dashner's best-selling novel of the same titl ........

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