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‘Prince of Persia’ brings in another $61M overseas

HollywoodNews.com: There’s already talks for a sequel to “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time” film starring Jake Gyllenhaal and the recent activity at the overseas box office could help this idea. The film opened this weekend and on Friday alone brought in $10.2 million. Reports from the holiday weekend[...]

“Shrek Forever After” sees less green, “MacGruber” trips at B.O.

Hollywoodnews.com: “Shrek Forever After” bowed to the top spot at the boxoffice with $71.25 million, falling short of its $100 million predictions. Opening for the DreamWorks animated film distributed by Paramount is 41% off of the bow for the third installment of “Shrek” which continues to hold the[...]

“Alice,” “Avatar” power March to record box-office totals

According to published reports, the domestic box office tallied more than $832 million in March, setting a new record as the highest gross for that month. The previous high was $795 million, set during March 2007. Brandon Gray of Box Office Mojo reports that 3-D enhanced features such as Tim Burton’s[...]

“Avatar” break $2 Billion Box Office Mark

WENN has reported that “Avatar” has just broken the $2 Billion box office mark bringing its total gross to $2.039 billion after seven weeks of #1 on the charts. The foreign total for the film stands at $1.45 billion following a $95 million weekend from 120 countries. The studio declined[...]

“Avatar” takes $2.28B foreign sales

Variety reports that “Avatar” has just set a new industry record bringing in $2.28 billion in sales overseas from Dec. 23-27. Just in the first 10 days, “Avatar” rolled in $625.9 billion making it the third title to ever cross the billion dollar mark. The film has brought in $39[...]

2012 beats Transformers at China B.O.

“2012” has beat out “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” to be the number one movie of all time in China according to Variety. The film has grossed $67.3 million beating out Transformer’s $63 million. Factors that have helped the success of “2012” are its long run in the theaters and[...]

What’s In A title? And What Does Age Have To Do With It?

What’s In A Title? And What Does Age Have To Do With It? What’s In A Title? The late John Krier, who ran the box office tracking firm Exhibitor Relations during the pre-Internet era and, to my thinking, was one of the savvier Hollywood minds of his day, used to say that[...]

Sherlock Holmes Comes 2nd with $65M

SUNDAY UPDATE: “Avatar,” $75; “Sherlock Holmes,” $65M; & “Chipmunks” take $50M. It was the top grossing weekend of all time as this Friday-Saturday-Sunday looks to make $278M. ====================================================== Box Office Spy Blog reports Sherlock Holmes took the number one spot on Christmas day raking in $24.9 million for the opening day of[...]

Hollywood eyes record $10 billion in Box Office in 2009

Hollywood eyeing more than $10 billion this year as audiences flocked to theaters during the recession. According to The Hollywood Reporter, so far moviegoers had snapped up $9.67 billion worth of tickets at domestic — U.S. and Canadian — box offices through Tuesday, said tracking firm Hollywood.com Box Office. “The global[...]

Blind Side reigns box office

Sandra Bullock’s “The Blind Side” continued to dominate the box office over “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” on Friday. The movie’s weekly income has fallen 58% from just last week’s Black Friday, but is still showing strong. [...]