In its opening weekend, “Lone Survivor” surpassed all expectations and raked in a huge $ 38.5 million in North America. The film nearly doubled studio estimates and scored the second-best debut for the month of January, after “Cloverfield” ($ 40.1 million).
“Frozen” slowed and fell to No. 2, taking in just over $ 15 million. The film’s domestic total has now reached… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Lone Survivor' Fights Its Way to Top Spot, Huge Weekend
Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. Lone Survivor – $ 38.5 million
2. Frozen – $ 15.0 million
3. The Wolf of Wall Street – $ 9.0 million
4. American Hustle – $ 8.6 million
5. The Legend of Hercules – $ 8.6 million
6. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – $ 8.0 million
7. August: Osage County – $ 7.3 million
8. Saving Mr. Banks – $
The Oscar race gets more interesting by the day!
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In the original screenplay category, mortal lock Woody Allen received his 21st WGA nomination for “Blue Jasmine,” while Spike Jonze earned his first for “Her.” Rounding out the rest of… Continue reading WGA Nominations 2014: 'American Hustle,' 'Her,' 'Lone Survivor' in the Running
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“Star Wars: Episode VII” isn’t slated to hit theaters until summer 2015, but that isn’t stopping industry analysts from forecasting the film’s chances at the box office.
Not surprisingly, “Episode VII” is expected to do very, very well — to the tune of $ 1.2 billion in global ticket sales. Credit Suisse analyst Michael Senno came up with that figure, adding that $ 733 million… Continue reading 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Ticket Sales Expected to Ease Disney's 'Lone Ranger' Pain