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It’s La La Land’s Weekend at Golden Globes, Star Wars at Box Office

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With La La Land capturing awards and headlines, it was still Rogue One: A Star Wars Story‘s weekend at the box office with the musical that captured a record seven Golden Globe awards earning less than half of what the No. 1 feature film did over the weekend. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story even outperformed 20th Century Fox’s Hidden …

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From ‘Finding Dory’ to ‘Satanic’: 2016 Box Office Records

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While weekend revenue numbers remain incomplete, this being a holiday weekend and all, the box office numbers are in for the annual revenue sweepstakes, which are all about Disney Studios this year. Disney captured the top three positions for the year with Finding Dory the top draw, earning $486.2 million in 2016, while Rogue One: A Star Wars Story earned …

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‘Rogue One’ Sets December Box Office Record with $155M

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If there’s one thing Disney could guarantee they’d get out of expanding the Star Wars franchise, it’s massive amounts of money. The weekend’s box office numbers for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story confirmed that idea with one of the biggest openings in history. Rogue One was just released on December 16, but it has already made more money than most films do over the …

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Critics Go Gaga for ‘La La Land’ as Audiences Wait in the Wings

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How do you generate Oscar buzz? It turns out, one of the basic strategies is to offer a film for limited release and let the nationwide audience suffer a bit – or, let’s say, stew in their own juices – in anticipation of a movie like La La Land that is being awarded generous accolades from reviewers. The mysterious film of …

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‘Moana’ Out-Muscles ‘Fantastic Beasts’ in Weekend Revenue Race

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them had another bountiful week at U.S. theaters – with a take of $45.1 million – but the latest from the world of witches and wizards was muscled out of the No. 1 slot with the release of Disney animation Moana, starring Dwayne Johnson as the ripped shapeshifting demi-god Maui. Moana took in $55.5 …

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‘Fantastic Beasts’ Lands at #1 with $75 Million Weekend

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J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them scalded the competition over the weekend in U.S. theaters, earning a solid $75 million (right on the nose) in domestic theaters and raking in $143.3 million in international theaters. That gave the post-Harry Potter startup a healthy $218.3 million take Thursday through Sunday, allowing Warner Bros. to turn a profit in …

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Doctor Strange Jumps to Quick Start, Earning $84.9M Over Weekend

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Three newcomers clamored to the top of the weekend’s revenue list, pushing Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween off its two-week stint at No. 1. Replacing that at No. 1 is Doctor Strange, a Marvel escapade distributed by Disney that finally put some real numbers on the board, earning $84.9 million in its first three days of release. That put …

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‘Boo! A Madea Halloween’ Tops Scary (For Wrong Reason) Week at the Movies

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The numbers slid, but Tyler Perry‘s Boo! A Madea Halloween remained at the top slot for the week in domestic revenues, taking in $16.6 million over the weekend, showing at 2,299 theaters. While that’s a slide from the movie’s first weekend out, when it took in $23 million, the film took in an impressive $7,253 per theater, a cool $3,058 …

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