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Thanksgiving makes everyone a winner at the box office

It was a good extended holiday weekend across the board as both Disney and independent movies came to feast at the box office. The big winner, as they always are, is Disney, who had Frozen 2 bring them both a three and five day Thanksg...

 
 
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No one is surprised: Frozen 2 breaks records, makes money

If you had told me when Frozen 2 was announced that it was going to break some box office records and make a lot of money, I would have agreed with you completely because I'm not an idiot. And Frozen 2 did indeed do those things. ...

 
 
 
 
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Joker reclaims the number one spot on a dead weekend

Joker has already claimed the best global box office for an R-rated film ever but it wanted one last number one weekend before it (probably) begins its slow fall out of the top ten given the slate of films beginning to land in the buil...

 
 
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Maleficent dethrones Joker at the top of the box office

After two weeks atop the domestic box office, it looks like Joker has finally been beaten. It was only a matter of time before the divisive feature was usurped as the number #1 movie in America, but understandably, it lost to a new Dis...

 
 
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Joker gets the last laugh with massive box office

There might be plenty of debate over the quality and messaging of Joker but one thing is clear: it's a massive hit. The film pulled in $93.5 million over the weekend. That gives it the biggest opening ever for an October film and the f...

 
 
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Abominable makes Universal the leader in weekend number ones

This might come as a surprise to anyone who glances at box office but it is not Disney who has the most number one openings of the year. No, as of this weekend, with Abominable opening at number one with $20.85 million, Universal now h...

 
 
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Downton Abbey dominates as Rambo: Last Blood bleeds

September has always been a fairly uneventful time of year for a reason. It's right smack dab in between the end of the summer movie season and right before the Oscar hopefuls come out, so there's not really much to talk about. We're just i...

 
 
 
 
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Good Boys does good, everything else flops

It's good to see risky films do well. Good Boys is an R-rated comedy starring pre-teens that could have completely whiffed but the strong reviews seem to have brought in the audience as it out performed expectations and pulled in $21 m...

 
 
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Disney's Toy Story 4 tops $1 billion gross

For a sequel no one really expected to happen, Toy Story 4 did incredible at the box office. The fourth installment did so well, in fact, that it just grossed $1 billion worldwide as of this week. This continues to be a trend this year for ...

 
 
 
 
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Hobbs & Shaw opening is not as big as The Rock's biceps

It wasn't a bad opening at all for Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw as the movie pulled in $60.8 million domestically and $180 million globally. That puts the box office squarely in expectations for the domestic and highly...

 
 
 
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Disney is the big winner this weekend, and every weekend

If you had to take a wild guess at which company made the most money every weekend at the theaters it wouldn't make much sense to guess anyone but Disney. Even when they don't open number one, as they did this weekend with The Lion King&nbs...

 
 
 
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Spider-Man: Far From Home swings into number one again

It was another good week for Disney at the box office, though, the company doesn't really have bad weeks. They held firm in the top two positions this week with Spider-Man: Far From Home coming in number one at $45.3 million and Toy St...

 
 
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Spider-Man: Far From Home sets holiday records

Spider-Man: Far From Home came in second ever on July 4th, but over the weekend it made up the loss and delivered the largest six-day opening ever with $185 million. Six day openings aren't actually all the common so Spidey didn't have...

 
 
 
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Not even Toy Story could break the summer's sequel slump

Look, Toy Story 4 did not flop at all. It pulled in $118 million over the weekend, making it the most successful opening of the franchise and the third largest opening weekend of the year. It's a hit, but... it's nowhere near what Disn...

 
 
 
 
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Godzilla stomps the box office but not as hard as he could

While the amount of monsters in Legendary's burgeoning Godzilla franchise may be growing the box office returns seem to be dwindling. While Godzilla: King of the Monsters won the weekend with a domestic pull of $49 million it came in w...

 
 
 
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John Wick 3 finally gives Lionsgate a win with $57 million

People really like to see Keanu Reeves shoot/stab/punch people in the head repeatedly as John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum pulled in $57 million this weekend, beating out expectations and landing a massive box office for an R-rated fi...

 
 
 
 
 
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No curse for The Curse of La Llorona's box office

Three big things happened at he box office this weekend. The first is, of course, that The Curse of La Llorona came in number one, outperforming expectations with $26.5 million. That's a very good box office for a movie that had very l...

 
 
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Hellboy and Missing Link flop hard in this mid-April slump

Surprising no one, all of the bad publicity and reviews took its toll on Hellboy. With Shazam! having a surprising amount of strength going for it, it was the movie to beat for all of this week's new releases. Unfortunately, Hellboy ca...

 
 
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Shazam! magics its way to a strong opening weekend

Well, they've finally done it. The DCEU has now released two movies in a row that are both successful at the box office and with critics. Shazam! pulled in a respectable $53.4 million this weekend (and another $3 million from the early...

 
 
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Dumbo flies in with a winning box office

We're not going to be calling Dumbo a hit any time soon unless something magical happens. The film, which would be the first real flop in Disney's sturdy line of animated remakes, pulled in only $45 million. While Pete's Dragon&nb...

 
 
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All of us saw Us this weekend

Jordan Peele's Us absolutely destroyed the Box Office in every way possible this weekend, pulling in $70.25 million. That's mind-blowlingly better than expectations had it at and drove a hefty $18,778 average per theater. The box ...

 
 
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Captain Marvel triumphant both nationally and globally

These next two months might soon be looked back on as the moment that Disney took over all cinema and possibly the world. With Avengers: Endgame landing at the end of next month and Captain Marvel pulling in more than $760 million...

 
 
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Captain Marvel is marvelous at the box office

Surprising absolutely no one, Captain Marvel lead the box office in its opening weekend coming in at a strong 153 million dollar take. Whether it be the absolute need for a new Marvel movie after the ending to Infinity War or the strategic ...

 
 
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China may save Alita: Battle Angel from being a flop

Alita: Battle Angel may turn out to be the strangest box office story of the year as it has only been exceeding expectations across the board but is also flopping hard thanks to its massive budget. That narrative may change a bit after...

 
 
 




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