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2014-07-06 12:20:28

FOLLOW UP TO 2016 SURPRISES OBSERVERS WITH A+ CINEMASCORE LOS ANGELES, July 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America, the new docudrama from New York Times bestselling author Dinesh D'Souza and Academy-award winning producer Gerald R. Molen (Schindler's List) once again surprised Hollywood with a 60% increase in box office on the 4(th) of July, making it the #9 movie in America on a per screen basis. The film took in an estimated $4 million over the five-day holiday weekend. Overall, America...

2011-05-09 14:16:00

LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jumping the Broom delighted movie goers across the country this weekend. During its debut weekend, Jumping the Broom grossed an estimated $15.3 million to finish its opening weekend at number 3 according to final weekend box office numbers, making Jumping the Broom the highest ranking comedy in the country. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100907/PH60132LOGO ) Produced by Our Stories Films, an RLJ Company, and released by TriStar, a...

2006-09-06 01:55:09

By Nicole Sperling LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Disney's "Invincible" edged out newcomers "Crank" and "The Wicker Man" at the North American box office during the Labor Day holiday weekend, according to final data issued Tuesday. However, the two darlings of the weekend were indie films: "Little Miss Sunshine" and "The Illusionist," which respectively claimed the fourth and fifth slots. "Invincible" became the seventh film of the year to hold on to the top spot for two...

2006-08-15 07:20:26

By Nicole Sperling LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Sony Pictures' "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby" was tops at the North American boxoffice for the second week in a row, though newcomer "Step Up" from Buena Vista Pictures opened to a stronger-than-expected number while Paramount Pictures' "World Trade Center" debuted solidly. Dimension Films' PG-13-rated horror flick "Pulse" debuted in the expected range, while Sony's family film "Zoom" didn't. "Talladega" opened to...

2006-08-15 00:02:16

By Nicole Sperling LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Sony Pictures' "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby" was tops at the North American boxoffice for the second week in a row, though newcomer "Step Up" from Buena Vista Pictures opened to a stronger-than-expected number while Paramount Pictures' "World Trade Center" debuted solidly. Dimension Films' PG-13-rated horror flick "Pulse" debuted in the expected range, while Sony's family film "Zoom" didn't. "Talladega" opened to...

2006-02-14 05:38:39

By Brian Fuson LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Four new wide releases finished pretty much where they were expected to this past weekend, grabbing the top four slots at the boxoffice and leading the frame to better last year's comparable session by a whisker. Record snowstorms in the northeast had a bigger impact than anticipated as early projections were trimmed yet again when the actual grosses trickled in. The total boxoffice for the 110 films tracked by The Hollywood Reporter...

2006-01-17 22:39:50

By Brian Fuson LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Glory Road" narrowly took the No. 1 spot at the holiday box office from preliminary leader "Hoodwinked" when final data were issued Tuesday. A mere $48,187 separated the two films: Disney's college hoops saga tallied $16.93 million during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, while the Weinstein Co.'s Little Red Riding Hood cartoon ended up with $16.88 million. Both films did much better than originally estimated because...

2005-10-18 00:15:26

By Brian Fuson LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Three new wide releases hit theaters this past weekend, but altogether they failed to make much of a dent at the boxoffice, barely mustering a combined $27 million among them. Sony's "The Fog," a Revolution Studios production and a remake of John Carpenter's 1980 horror film, debuted in the top spot with a murky $11.8 million. The opening for "The Fog" will be noted as the lowest gross for a No. 1 film at the boxoffice since Labor...

2005-10-18 00:15:00

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Three new wide releases hit theaters this past weekend, but altogether they failed to make much of a dent at the boxoffice, barely mustering a combined $27 million among them. Sony's "The Fog," a Revolution Studios production and a remake of John Carpenter's 1980 horror film, debuted in the top spot with a murky $11.8 million. The opening for "The Fog" will be noted as the lowest gross for a No. 1 film at the boxoffice since Labor Day weekend 2004....

2005-07-12 05:23:55

By Brian Fuson LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The heroes of "Fantastic Four" turned out to be superhuman in more ways than one as the film's scorching debut of $56.06 million helped end a 19-weekend losing streak at the North American box office, according to final data issued Monday. The stellar No. 1 debut of "Fantastic Four" took the industry by surprise, far outdistancing the mid-to-high $30 million range that was anticipated heading into the weekend. The final box office tally...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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