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‘Beauty and the Beast’ Has Record-Setting Opening Weekend – Move Over, Batman!

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It’s not very surprising that Disney’s new Beauty and the Beast had a great opening. What is surprising is just how great it was. Disney just released their live action version of the animated classic this weekend. But it sure isn’t taking long to rake in millions of bucks. In North America alone, the flick grossed $170 million in ticket sales. Combined with the rest …

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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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DC’s ‘Aquaman’ Begins Preproduction in Australia Just as ‘Thor’ Makes Exit

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Just as Thor: Ragnarok made its exit from the Gold Coast of Australia, Aquaman has stepped into the Village Roadshow Studios location to begin preproduction. The next DC Comics movie on the roster, Aquaman will feature Jason Momoa in the title role, though it won’t be his first appearance as the fishy hero. He’s also scheduled to appear in 2017’s Justice League movie alongside several other …

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‘Don’t Breathe’ Leads the Pack on Revenue During Weak Week

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After three weeks on top of the revenue charts for U.S. theaters, Suicide Squad lost its grip on the top slot, earning only $12.1 million over the weekend to slip way back into the No. 2 spot. Suicide Squad was brushed aside by Don’t Breathe, the dark thriller that is four-fifth horror film and one fifth thriller — or something …

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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’ Earns Top 5 Opening Weekend Gross

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Disney is now the fastest studio to cross the billion dollar mark within a year thanks to Captain America: Civil War. Universal held the record previously with their hits in 2015. By June 14th of last year, Universal hit a billion dollars for the year thanks to Jurassic World. The superhero showdown also placed at the fifth-highest domestic opening, pulling in an …

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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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