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Two Hollywood Flops in One Weekend at the Box Office

February 7, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

It’s not often that Hollywood releases two major theatrical bombs on the same weekend. But that’s what happened when “Jupiter Ascending” and “Seventh Son” both crashed in U.S. theaters on Friday. Warner Bros.’ “Jupiter Ascending,” starring Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis, is quickly falling in box office estimates to a skimpy $18 million opening. With a... Read more

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Two Hollywood Flops in One Weekend at the Box Office

February 7, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

It’s not often that Hollywood releases two major theatrical bombs on the same weekend. But that’s what happened when “Jupiter Ascending” and “Seventh Son” both crashed in U.S. theaters on Friday. Warner Bros.’ “Jupiter Ascending,” starring Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis, is quickly falling in box office estimates to a skimpy $18 million opening. With a... Read more

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Can Dead People Resurrect A&E’s Ratings?

January 9, 2015  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Things unraveled quickly for A&E in 2014: Its top-rated show, Duck Dynasty, plummeted to a 1.0 18-49 rating in November, and it canceled its second-most popular show, Longmire, which skewed too old for its advertisers. ( Netflix picked it up for Season 4. ) As A&E tries to right the ship in 2015, the network is focusing on its loyal audience for Bates Motel (which averaged 4.1 million viewers each week during Season 2) with its new drama, The Returned. At the Television Critics Association's winter press tour on Friday, A&E revealed that The Returned

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Digital Tracking: ‘The Woman in Black 2′ Keeps First Weekend Thrills Alive at Box Office

January 3, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? Moviepilot – which studies social data and box office trends – analyzes this weekend’s new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the methodology behind the numbers is laid out in... Read more

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France’s Box Office Rises 8% – But Thanks to France not Hollywood

January 2, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

France’s box office powered up 7.7% in 2014 to a 206 million paid attendance, Rentrak France announced Friday. That’s the second biggest figure since 1967, only topped by 2011’s historical high. Admissions translate to a total box office gross of €1.339 billion ($1.6 billion), per Rentrak. But this isn’t a case of Hollywood movies making... Read more

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Box Office: ‘The Hobbit’ Edges ‘Unbroken’ on New Year’s Eve

January 1, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Hobbit” fans led by way on the final day of 2014 at the U.S. box office as New Line-MGM’s “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” grossed $6 million to lift its total to $189.5 million after 15 days. “Five Armies” edged Universal’s holiday hit “Unbroken,” which took in $5.9 million on New Year’s... Read more

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Box Office Drops 5% in 2014: What’s Behind the Fall

January 1, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Without Iron Man, Batman or James Bond to bolster ticket sales, the overall box office plunged 5.2% in 2014, topping out at $10.3 billion domestically. Audiences cooled to Hollywood offerings, voting with their feet as attendance dropped by an estimated 6% to 1.26 billion, the lowest figure in nearly two decades. “This was the most... Read more

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‘The Hobbit’ Finale Nears $600 Million at Global Box Office

December 28, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” crossed the $400 million mark at the international box office, topping charts for a third consecutive weekend. The Middle-earth finale earned $89.2 million from 62 territories, pushing its global haul to $573.2 million. The two previous films in the trilogy have generated roughly $2 billion at the... Read more

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‘The Hobbit’ Finale Nears $600 Million at Global Box Office

December 28, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” crossed the $400 million mark at the international box office, topping charts for a third consecutive weekend. The Middle-earth finale earned $89.2 million from 62 territories, pushing its global haul to $573.2 million. The two previous films in the trilogy have generated roughly $2 billion at the... Read more

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Warner Bros. Hits $3 Billion at International Box Office

December 28, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Interstellar,” “Godzilla” and the final “Hobbit” film drove Warner Bros. Pictures past $3 billion at the international box office in 2014. It’s the second consecutive year that the studio has topped that mark and the seventh time it has exceeded $2 billion in foreign ticket sales. The results are a testament to the increasingly global... Read more

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