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‘Star Trek Beyond’ Scores with Top Weekend Revenues of $59.6M

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During the 50th anniversary of the Star Trek television series conceived by sci-fi dilettante Gene Roddenberry, the latest feature film based on the series, Star Trek Beyond, has gone boldly into deep space with a score of 84 on the Rotten Tomatoes web site and a triumphant $59.6 million take at the box office. That propelled the film to the …

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‘The Secret Life of Pets’ Scratches Its Way to No. 1

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What is your pet doing when you are not at home? The answer in movie form, The Secret Life of Pets, earned $103.1 million in domestic theaters over the three-day weekend, contributing to a worldwide take of $145.7 million, as the film earned a comparatively scant $7.8 million overseas. Still, The Secret Life of Pets pushed Finding Dory off of …

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‘Finding Dory’ Stays Ahead of ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ at Box Office

Independence Day: Resurgence

Finding Dory held on to its slot on top of Hollywood’s receipts list for the second consecutive weekend, taking in an average of $17,012 per location, while showing at 4,305 theaters, according to movie trackers Rentrak and Comscore. Attesting to the film’s popularity, the movie grossed $73.2 million over the three-day weekend, about half of what it took in the …

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‘Finding Dory’ Swamps Competition With Record Weekend

A Disney animation and a long overdue sequel Finding Dory slammed into first place on the domestic money list on its first weekend out of the box, earning a record $136.2 million at the box office, a new peak for an animated film. The Pixar/Disney film, starring Ellen DeGeneres as the voice of Dory, a short-term memory-challenged tropical fish (a regal …

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‘The Conjuring 2’ Tops Week’s Revenue Charts With $40M

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Three new releases rearranged the top 10 list for U.S. movie revenues this week, as The Conjuring 2, Warcraft and Now You See Me 2 swept into first, second and third place, displacing Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, which dropped out of the top 12 altogether after one week in seventh place and sending Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of …

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Box Office: Teenage Ninja Mutant Turtles Tops Weekend Receipts

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows clobbered its closest rival at the box office over the weekend, earning $35.2 million running at 4,071 theaters, while the other mutants, the X-Men (in X-Men: Apocalypse) earned a mere $22.3 million in 4,153 venues. Who’d a thunk it? Whenever I think of those four hyper-drive turtles, I wonder who’s laughing their …

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‘X-Men: Apocalypse,’ ‘Alice Through The Looking Glass,’ 1 & 2 In Memorial Day Revenue

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Two fantasy adventures – namely X-Men: Apocalypse and Alice Through The Looking Glass, punched their way to the top of the movie revenue leader board over the four-day Memorial Day weekend. Despite idyllic weather enticing the public to boating and barbecues, X-Men: Apocalypse muscled into first place in the weekend’s domestic money count, taking in $80 million over four days …

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Really? Angry Birds At #2 In Worldwide $$ Rankings

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A bunch of angry birds fluttered into a surprising spot at number two on the weekend’s revenue charts for worldwide theaters, but didn’t threaten Captain America: Civil War, which continued its sprint towards $1 billion and remained at number one for the second consecutive week in U.S. and foreign theaters. The Angry Birds Movie – which must be making the …

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‘Captain America: Civil War’ Continues Banner Year For Disney

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Captain America: Civil War blasted its way into number one on the domestic and worldwide revenue charts over the weekend, knocking The Jungle Book off its three-weekend perch and pushing the lowly Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice down to number 10. The Caped Crusader and the Man in Red Shorts have been lingering on the Rentrak top 10 since its …

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The Jungle Book Stays At No. 1 With Marvel Blockbuster In The Wings

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For the third week in a row, The Jungle Book held onto the top of the revenue charts for U.S. theaters. That doesn’t mean it’s setting the world on fire, but earnings are certainly a shot in the arm for Disney and for director Jon Favreau. In the meantime, a clear blockbuster is waiting in the wings, as the long-anticipated …

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