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The Roadside Attractions Vietnam War drama The Last Full Measure had a solid debut this weekend earning an estimated  $1,055,335 on 614 screens. Crossing the million-dollar mark on its first weekend out, the 2020 release is a decent start for Roadside after stellar box office numbers in 2019 with awards season contenders Judy and The Peanut Butter Falcon.
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Refresh for latest…: Sony’s Bad Boys For Life kept the joyride going in its sophomore session at the international box office. The weekend was worth $42M in 58 markets for an offshore cume of $95M and bringing global to $215M. The overseas drop was 39% in the holdover hubs. Following last week’s debut, the well-received
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Nicolas Cage is certainly building on his resume of genre-driven films with the new sci-fi horror pic Color Out of Space, which opens in limited release January 24. The film marks the first feature from celebrated cult filmmaker Richard Stanley since Hardware.  Based on the short story by H.P. Lovecraft, the film follows Nathan Gardner (Cage)
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Paramount’s feature adaptation of classic Sega videogame Sonic the Hedgehog will definitely open according to tracking this morning with a 4-day opening range of $41M-$47M. Males under 25 are all in for this. Paramount pushed the estimated $95M production from Nov. 8 last year to the Valentine’s Day/Presidents Day four-day weekend this year on Feb. 14
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Today’s news that all local film releases scheduled for the highly lucrative Chinese New Year period have been kiboshed has wide-ranging implications. Beyond being a prudent move by authorities and producers to stave off apotential spread of the coronavirus, this is expected to mean a $1B+ blow to global box office for 2020. Says a
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Amid the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus, Chinese producers and distributors have pulled the release of all films set for the Lunar New Year period that begins this weekend. There were seven potential blockbusters due to hit theaters this weekend, which typically kicks off a highly lucrative session at local turnstiles, but the government has
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EXCLUSIVE: As we step foot on the ground at the Sundance Film Festival today, we’ve confirmed that 12 people of the near 30-person staff at Aviron Pictures were pinkslipped on Friday and issued their final paychecks. Domestic theatrical distribution president Greg Forston and his team were eliminated, in addition to EVP Publicity and Promotion Claire Heath.
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Broadway settled into its new winter clothes last week, with recent arrivals My Name Is Lucy Barton, Grand Horizons and A Soldier’s Play padding the roster as Oklahoma! and Slave Play joined the raft of recent post-holiday departures. In all, the 27 productions (two fewer than the previous week) grossed $30,443,388 for the week ending
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The GKIDS anime feature Weathering with You made its U.S. debut on over 450 screens this weekend and the forecast was very sunny, as the Makoto Shinkai pic shined with a 3-day weekend estimate of $1,701,195. It is on track or a 4-day weekend estimated gross of $2,007,523. Its two-day preview of fan screenings banked $3,046,250
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Refresh for latest…: Seventeen years after the release of Bad Boys II, Sony’s Bad Boys For Life dominated domestic, overseas and global turnstiles in its debut, and will cross $100M worldwide when including the domestic four-day weekend. At the international box office, the Will Smith/Martin Lawrence cop flick set a new franchise record launch of
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This weekend will be a little more retro and lo-fi with the release of Oscilloscope Laboratories’ forthcoming comedy VHYes from writer and director Jack Henry Robbins. In limited release, the pic is a new take on the found footage genre — and it’s all shot entirely on VHS. For those of you who aren’t familiar, VHS
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The rituals of awards season are ideal for surrounding hits with glitz, but some big-budget movies with mixed reviews can get lost in the smoke and mirrors. Consider the case of three of history’s priciest creature features — Dolittle, Underwater and Cats — all opening quietly amidst Oscar distractions, and leaving potential write-offs surpassing $100
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Disney/Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker has officially crossed the $1B mark globally, becoming Disney’s 7th release of 2019 to the milestone. The epic saga-ending installment is also the 9th film of the year to get there (along with Sony’s Spider-Man: Far From Home and Warner Bros’ Joker). The Star Wars pic’s accomplishment is
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EXCLUSIVE: Klaus, Ford v Ferrari, and animated shorts Sister and Hair Love repped Oscar nominations earned by alumni of The California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) yesterday. Since the creation of the Best Animated Feature Oscar category in 2001, 12 of the winning films were directed by CalArts alums with the last seven consecutive Animated
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Amazon Studios released Les Misérables gripping police brutality drama, and despite being a Cannes Jury Prize winner, recent Golden Globe nomination, and being France’s official Oscar entry for Best International Feature, the film opened to a disappointing low, earning an estimated $24,414 in its four runs in New York and Los Angeles. It seems that the
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Refresh for latest…: Sam Mendes’ 1917 takes the worldwide crown this weekend with $56.4M. The Golden Globe Best Picture (Drama) winner from DreamWorks/Amblin/Universal was tops domestically and added $19.92M at the international box office from 30 Amblin and Universal markets. The global total through Sunday brings the estimated worldwide cume to $60.4M. The one-shot movie
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Amazon is set to open Les Misérables in limited release this week, but if you’re expecting a musical based on the Victor Hugo novel, you’ll have to look elsewhere. Directed by Ladj Ly, the film only shares a name with the popular Broadway musical. The drama tackles the issue of police brutality in France, showing that
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Refresh for latest…: The theatrical business continued to thrive overseas in 2019, hitting a record $31.1B per comScore’s latest estimates, and an all-time high of $42.5B globally. This is the first time worldwide exceeds $42B and the first the international box office climbs past $30B. The results come in a year when domestic dipped by
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