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LOS ANGELES — “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” continues to rule them all at the box office, staying on top for a third-straight week and capping a record-setting $ 10.8 billion year in moviegoing.

The Warner Bros. fantasy epic from director Peter Jackson, based on the beloved J.R.R. Tolkien novel, made nearly $ 33 million this weekend, according to Sunday studio estimates, despite serious competition from some much-anticipated newcomers. It’s now… Continue reading 'Django Unchained' Box Office: Quentin Tarantino Film Beats Out 'Les Mis'

NEW YORK — The weekend box office was not only undeterred by the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, it was buoyed, as Disney’s “Wreck it Ralph” opened strongly with $ 49.1 million.

The animated family film was aided by the large number of East Coast children out of school on Friday and families looking for matinee diversion. It’s the largest box-office opening ever for a Disney Animations release.

Robert Zemeckis’ “Flight,” starring Denzel… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Wreck-It Ralph' Beats Hurricane Sandy

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08/24/2012 at 03:00 PM ET

Push GirlsDiane Bondareff for Sundance

You often hear that tenacity and perseverance are musts for any model who wants to succeed in the industry. Well, Angela Rockwood has those in spades.

After breaking into the business, she was in a horrific car accident that left her in a

LOS ANGELES — “The Dark Knight Rises” has finally fallen out of first-place at the weekend box office.

Jeremy Renner’s action tale “The Bourne Legacy” took over as the No. 1 movie with a $ 40.3 million debut.

And Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis’ political comedy “The Campaign” opened at No. 2 with $ 27.4 million.

The new movies pushed

LOS ANGELES — “Snow White & the Huntsman” turned out to be a fairer box-office beauty than Hollywood anticipated.

According to studio estimates Sunday, Universal Pictures’ action yarn inspired by the fairy-tale princess debuted strongly at No. 1 with $ 56.3 million domestically. That’s about $ 20 million higher than industry expectations.

Without the built-in business that generally goes with a sequel, “Snow White” was a question mark as a draw for… Continue reading 'Snow White And The Huntsman' Beats 'Men In Black 3' With $56.1M Box Office