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The Dark Knight Rises opens with $160 million

HollywoodNews.com:This was edited from a phone, so pardon any formatting errors. When a heavily-anticipated film debuts alongside a mass murder that takes place during a midnight showing of said film, it’s difficult to know how to analyze the opening weekend figures. I don’t mean morally speaking (all due respect,[...]

The Hunger Games topped the box office for the third time in a row

HollywoodNews.com: Whatever my issues with The Hunger Games in terms of its quality as a film, its continued box office might can only be a good thing. Considering the current trend of studios basically remaking/rebooting/rehashing every remotely popular property over the last thirty years, the fact that this NEW[...]

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part I” scores $125 million. “Next Three Days” tanks.

hollywoodnews.com: I don’t generally like to brag, but my math yesterday concerning a likely poor weekend multiplier for the seventh Harry Potter film was dead-on. After opening with $24 million in midnight showings, the film pulled in $61 million on its first day, and just $38 million on its second,[...]

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part I” scores $61.2 million on first day

hollywoodnews.com: It’s a $61.2 million Friday for ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part I.’ That’s the fifth-biggest single day of all time, behind the opening days of ‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen’ ($62 million), ‘The Dark Knight’ ($67 million), ‘Twilight Saga: Eclipse’ ($68 million), and ‘Twilight Saga: New Moon’[...]

“Megamind” ends the weekend with $47.6 million

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: There weren’t a lot of surprises at the box office this weekend. “Megamind” opened right in line with most Dreamworks animated originals, with $47.6 million. The standard for non-sequels in the Dreamworks cartoon library is $43-47 million. Opening just above “A Shark Tale” ($47.6 million) and “Madagascar”[...]

Weekend Box Office Review: Megamind, Due Date, For Colored Girls open well, 127 Hours explodes in limited release

hollywoodnews.com: There weren’t a lot of surprises at the box office this weekend. Megamind opened right in line with most Dreamworks animated originals, with $47.6 million. The standard for non-sequels in the Dreamworks cartoon library is $43-47 million. Opening just above A Shark Tale ($47.6 million) and Madagascar ($47.2 million),[...]

Promotion for “Deathly Hallows” Has Begun in London

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: A few of the stars from the Harry Potter series have apparently begun promotions for the first of the final two films, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Tom Felton and the Phelps twins, James and Oliver, all took to their Twitter accounts on Monday to[...]