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‘Captain America: Civil War’ Nearing Billion Dollar Gross

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No surprises, here: Captain America: Civil War had a highly successful second weekend at the box office. Despite a nearly 60% drop from the previous weekend, the film pulled in about $73 million domestically this weekend. This places it in the top 10 for biggest second-weekends at the box office, just behind The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and above Iron Man 3. …

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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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Box Office: ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ Has Weak Opening, Under $20M

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Revenues for the 99 percent computer-generated Jon Favreau retelling of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book fell by more than 40 percent from the previous weekend, but that didn’t prevent the film, which is still being shown in 4,028 theaters, from maintaining its number one spot on the domestic revenue list. The Jungle Book had some weak competition in the form of …

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Box Office: The Jungle Book #1 In Luke-Warm Week At The Movies

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American audiences have long ago lost count of the various film adaptations of Rudyard Kipling’s classic story The Jungle Book, but that didn’t stop the latest incarnation from jumping into the top of the revenue charts in its first weekend of release. The latest adaptation by director Jon Favreau is being billed as a live-action fantasy adventure musical, which sums …

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Box Office: ‘The Boss’ Takes Over #1 Spot

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Melissa McCarthy comedy The Boss topped the domestic charts over the weekend, dropping the blockbuster Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice out of its number one spot after a two-weekend run. The Boss is testament to McCarthy’s draw at the box office, given the movie was thrashed by critics. The movie is mostly misguided, as it’s full of frat boy humor, but the intended …

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Weak Competition Gives ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Another #1 Weekend

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The one-two punch of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice was given little competition this week at U.S. theaters, leaving the poorly-reviewed superhero blockbuster safely and predictably on top of the Rentrak revenue list. In its first weekend out of the box, the star-studded feature took in more than $400 million. By the end of its second weekend, numbers were …

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‘Batman v Superman’ To Remain #1 At Box Office Through Weekend

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Though expecting a large drop in viewers compared to last weekend, Batman v Superman is supposed to remain at the top of the box office numbers through Monday. The superhero blockbuster is expected to take in an estimated $61 million domestically this weekend despite a nearly 65% drop in viewers. Comparing the numbers from this Friday compared to last, when …

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‘Batman v Superman’ Hits $500 Million At Box Office

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Despite mediocre reviews, Batman v Superman is still raking in the cash. Just five days after its release, the superhero flick has hit $501.9 million in global revenue. This is the 4th highest grossing worldwide opening, trailing about $60 million behind Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2. Lackluster reviews from critics and fans alike aren’t enough to deter the film’s …

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Box Office: Record-Setting Opening For ‘Batman V. Superman: Dawn Of Justice’

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Box office tallies are for the week ending 3/27/16.  Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice charged out of the gate on its first weekend of release, taking in record-breaking $170.1 million in domestic theaters and $424.1 million world wide. The film, despite poor reviews, has blockbuster written all over it from the matching of two popular superheroes to the all-star …

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