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

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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Star Wars Just Broke The $1 Billion Dollar Box Office Barrier In Record Time!

This is just in from Associated Press…”Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has just reached $1 billion at the box office, achieving the milestone in record-setting speed! The Walt Disney Co. said “The Force Awakens” crossed the billion-dollar mark Sunday, accomplishing the feat in just 12 days. The previous movie to reach $1 billion the fastest was Universal’s “Jurassic World,” which …

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“Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” Tops $100M In Weekend Debut

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 is showing signs of box office fatigue for the franchise, but still elbowed its way to the No. 5 spot for the year for an opening weekend with a take of $101 million at domestic theaters and $247 million worldwide. The franchise that helped launched (or catapult) Jennifer Lawrence‘s career also notched a place …

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