Tag: box office

This Weekend in Box Office History – “Season of the Witch”, “Country Strong”

Posted: January 6, 2011 at 11:25 am   /   Film, Local

This week only gets two wide releases in Country Strong and Season of the Witch.  Can Nicholas Cage overcome the singing of Gwyneth Paltrow?  My money is on Country Strong blowing it out of the water, but I have been wrong before.  The real question I present you with today is if this weekend will […]

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The Weekend Box Office

Posted: August 30, 2010 at 7:05 am   /   Local, Movie News

Going into the weekend, I thought The Expendables might be able to hang on to the top spot. I definitely underestimated this weekend’s releases. If estimates hold true, The Last Exorcism barely edged out Takers for the top spot by just $200,000. Both films beat The Expendables pretty easily by about $12 million. Inception actually […]

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This Weekend In History

Posted: July 31, 2010 at 6:30 am   /   Film, Local

The year was 1987, and the cinema was graced with a fantastic weekend. Two new releases came out that weekend, The Living Daylights and “The Lost Boys.” It’s easy to get excited for a new James Bond film, and I am personally a fan of Timothy Dalton as Mr. Bond. I just watched “The Lost […]

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This Weekend In Movie History – “Salt” vs “The Bourne Supremacy”

Posted: July 24, 2010 at 1:06 pm   /   Film, Local

Let’s wind the clock back to a simpler time when the economy was better, ticket prices were lower, and everyone got along….Okay, so we are just looking back to 2004. So really, not much was different. But one thing may be the same. We may once again get a new release in the top spot. […]

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AVATAR Becomes Highest Grossing Film of All Time Worldwide, Closes In On Domestic

Posted: January 27, 2010 at 10:19 am   /   Local, Movie News

Many people will not be surprised to hear that James Cameron’s Avatar has surpassed Titanic as the highest grossing movie of all time – worldwide. This past Sunday, Avatar was only $4.4 million behind the number one spot held by Titanic. Then on Monday, the film grossed nearly $20 million, moving it right into the […]

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James Cameron’s AVATAR Brings in $27 million on Friday, Over Half in 3D

Posted: December 19, 2009 at 6:16 pm   /   Local, Movie News

According to Box Office Mojo, James Cameron’s AVATAR had a strong opening day at $27 million dollars. The film opened on 7,000 screens at 3,452 sites. Of the theaters showing the film, 59% accounted for 3D presentations. AVATAR is the story of Jake Sully (Sam Worthington), an paraplegic ex-marine who has been requested by the […]

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‘Twilight Saga: New Moon’ Breaks Box Office Records

Posted: November 20, 2009 at 5:38 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Someone asked me the other day if I was going to give New Moon a good review. At the time I hadn’t seen it, and figured I would have to wait and see the finished product. It quickly dawned on me that what I was going to say would not matter.  The series has such […]

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Box Office Results Are In, and “Paranormal Activity” Reigns Supreme

Posted: October 26, 2009 at 4:52 pm   /   Local, Movie News

This weekend’s box office numbers tell us something that was no surprise to many. “Paranormal Activity” killed again in the box office – pun intended. The movie, which cost a mere $15,000 to make, brought in $22 million dollars over the weekend – beating out new release “Saw VI.” The fifth sequel in the Saw […]

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‘I Can Do Bad’ Does Good on Opening Weekend

Posted: September 13, 2009 at 1:02 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Tyler Perry continued his string of success with his latest film, I Can Do Bad All By Myself over the weekend. The estimated gross of $24 million this weekend makes the film his third largest debut ever, behind Madea Goes to Jail and Madea’s Family Reunion which opened to $41 million and $30 million respectively. […]

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Final Destination Leads a Tame Labor Day Weekend

Posted: September 7, 2009 at 3:39 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Final Destination 3D was the top earner over the Labor Day weekend, and even though the box office was up 40% the top earner only grossed $15.5 million. This weekend marks the second week in a row Final Destination has come in at the top spot, bringing its total to $50.6 million making on target […]

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