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Weekend Box Office Report: The Box Office Gets ‘Taken’
'Taken' was the surprise hit of 2009, a January dump that inexplicably made nearly $150 million in the United States and transformed Liam Neeson into an instant action star. Three years later, 'Taken 2' has arrived in theaters on a primo release date and with an advertising campaign that probably co…
Weekend Box Office Report: R-rated Rules the Weekend
When ‘Prometheus‘ opened big last month, there was the usual “Ah, so R-rated movies can perform well at the box office!” discussion that tends to happen every year or so. Well, that has nothing on this weekend, which found two R-rated movies topping the box office. And it’s not like ‘Ted‘ and ‘Magic…
Who Will Be Summer 2012’s Ultimate Superhero?
Disney announced this morning--with many digital high-fives--that 'The Avengers' has grossed $600 million domestically at the box office, making it the 3rd biggest movie of all time. That's going to be a hard act to follow--I've seen 'The Avengers' three times already this summer and it rocks!
But th…
Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Brave’ Plays Big
When it comes to winning big at the box office, never bet against Pixar. ‘Brave‘ is not only the acclaimed animation studio’s thirteenth film, it is their thirteenth film to open at number one at the box office. It’s a track record that just about everyone…

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