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“Lost In Hong Kong” Sets Pace For Chinese Comedy

Lost in Hong Kong

It’s safe to say that the number 1 grossing film for the weekend, Lost in Hong Kong, took most westerners by surprise. The film didn’t even make the top listings for U.S. theaters, but dominated the global rankings with a scorching worldwide box office take of over $100 million, which topped Everest, which took in $96 million worldwide and Hotel …

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‘No Escape’ and ‘Sinister 2’ Push Into Domestic Box Office Top 10

The Gift

Two new films elbowed their way into the top five in the domestic market, as Sony’s War Room took in 11 million to post itself at the No. 2 spot behind the N.W.A biopic of Straight Outta Compton, which netted $13.2 million in U.S. theaters. Mission Possible: Rogue Nation continued to do well against a weak, late-summer slate at the …

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Straight Outta Compton Stays Atop Domestic Market

Straight Outta Compton poster

Well, it was a weekend of weak releases at domestic movie theaters with the stitched up horror film Sinister 2 topping the list of new arrivals at $10.6 million, according to attendance monitor Web site Rentrak. Sinister 2‘s modest returns were topped by two established releases. For the second straight weekend, Straight Outta Compton, the N.W.A. biopic (that would be …

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Hungry ‘Jurassic’ Dinos Are Stomping Box Office With New A-Lister Chris Pratt

  Movie news for the weekend of June 13-14 is all about Jurassic World exceeding all expectations at the box office and the possibility that Chris Pratt has really arrived as an A-list movie star, despite his relatively short resume. Be forewarned. The answer to every question posed in this article is “Yes!” with one explanation point otherwise noted. For …

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Box Office: ‘Hobbit’ Climbs Past $200M Domestic; $500M International Sales

The Hobbit: Battle Of Five Armies sat atop the North American box office for the third consecutive week and crossed the $200 million mark last Sunday finishing up with a domestic total of $221 million in sales. In international markets the last film in the trilogy also continued it’s impressive run by crossing the $500 million mark, putting the total …

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