Twentieth Century Fox’s The Day The Earth Stood Still opens number one at the box office, shows strong performance in IMAX(R) theatres
“We’re very happy with the film’s overall performance for the weekend and, with 19 of the top 20 engagements having IMAX screens, its clear that more moviegoers are taking advantage of The IMAX Experience(R) to make the film an extra special event,” said
“This strong opening demonstrates that people are still going to the movies and are willing to pay a premium ticket price for The IMAX Experience, despite the economic downturn,” said IMAX Co-Chairmen and Co-CEOs
“The exciting action and stunning visual effects in The Day the Earth Stood Still are very conducive to The IMAX Experience and, as a result, Twentieth Century Fox has enabled the IMAX network to be part of another number-one debuting movie at the box office,” said
In THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL, a contemporary reinvention of the 1951 science fiction classic, renowned scientist Dr.
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