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Which Movie Dominated The Weekend Box Office?

April 27th, 2015 8:56am EDT
Furious 7
"Furious 7" continued its box office domination over the weekend, winning the number-one spot for the fourth time in a row.

The street racing film, starring Vin Diesel and the late Paul Walker, took in $18.3 million, making it the first film to hold the top spot for four consecutive weekends since 2012's "The Hunger Games."

Worldwide, "Furious 7" has made a total of $1,321,536,000.

Comedy "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" took the second spot with $15.5 million, followed by Blake Lively's romance "The Age Of Adaline" ($13.4 million). Rounding out the top five were Rihanna's animated film "Home" (...
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Robin Williams’ Final Film Gets Release Date

April 22nd, 2015 3:49pm EDT
Robin Williams' Final Movie 'Boulevard' Set To Hit Theaters This
Robin Williams died last summer in a tragic suicide, but audiences will still get one last chance to watch him on the big screen when his final film gets its U.S. theatrical release this July.

Starz Digital announced today that they've acquired the U.S. rights to Boulevard, Williams final feature performance. Directed by Dito Montiel, the film made its debut at the Tribeca Film Festival last year, but is now set to hit theaters in New York City and other markets July 17.

The movie stars Williams as a lonely married man who begins to confront the emptiness in his life after recklessly pick...
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'Furious 7' Brings In The Dough

April 18th, 2015 1:56pm EDT
Furious 7
It took "Furious 7" just 17 days to make more than $1 billion at the global box office.

It breaks the record of "The Avengers," "Avatar" and "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2," which each took 19 days to reach the milestone, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

"Furious 7" stars the late Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Jason Statham and Ludacris.

The entire "Fast & Furious" series has generated more than $3 billion worldwide.

Duncan Clark, president, international distribution, explained: “What started as a small ...
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'Furious 7' Takes Box Office By Storm

April 6th, 2015 8:10am EDT
Furious 7
The seventh film in the “Fast and Furious” franchise blew up the box office over Easter weekend, taking in a record-breaking $143.6 million. “Furious 7” easily topped the other films in the franchise with “Furious 6” opening with $97 million during its 2013 release.

“Furious 7” is the biggest April opening, beating last year’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” which made $95 million on the same weekend in 2014.

Internationally, “Furious 7” made $240.4 million. The film is the fourth highest-opening movie of all time globally, behind final Harry Potter film ($483.2 million), Harry Pot...
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'Home' Debuts At Number One

March 30th, 2015 10:46am EDT
Home
The animated film "Home" easily took the top spot at the weekend box office, making $54 million.

The Dreamworks film centers on Oh (Jim Parsons, "The Big Bang Theory"), an alien on the run from his own people, who lands on Earth and makes friends with the adventurous Tip (Rihanna), who is on a quest of her own.

While promoting the film, openly gay Parsons talked about how great it was working with the pop star, telling Ellen DeGeneres she smelled like "heaven" and he had "this terribly weird crush on her."

Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell's comedy "Get Hard" opened in a distant second place...
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'Goodfellas' Stars To Reunite

March 18th, 2015 8:01pm EDT
'Goodfellas' Cast To Reunite For 25th Anniversary At Tribeca Fil
Robert De Niro was one of the founders of the Tribeca Film Festival back in 2002, and now the legendary New York actor will be callilng on some of his former Goodfellas castmates to make the 2015 festival a special one.

The Tribeca Film Festival announced that it will close out its 2015 show on April 25 with a special 25th anniversary screening of the Martin Scorsese-directed mob classic.

Scorsese, De Niro and the rest of the cast will reunite at New York's Beacon Theatre for a special post-screening conversation about the movie, which will be hosted by Jon Stewart.

"I was most proud of ...
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Breakfast Club Stars Reunite At SXSW

March 17th, 2015 6:00pm EDT
Breakfast Club Stars Molly Ringwald And Ally Sheedy Celebrate 30
The SXSW festival in Texas is a giant mash-up of of music, movies and technology that usually brings in celebrities by the dozens, and this year is no exception. Two celebrities in particular who made headlines Monday were Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy, who were there to support the 30th anniversary launch of the John Hughes high school classic, The Breakfast Club.

Ringwald and Sheedy played Claire and Allison, who played the roles of the "princess" and the "basket case" in the classic film. The two actresses greeted fans at the Paramount Theater in Austin, TX and then proceeded to a ques...
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How Did A Movie Starring Jennifer Lawrence And Bradley Cooper Flop?

March 17th, 2015 10:01am EDT
Why Did A Major Movie Starring Jennifer Lawrence And Bradley Coo
"Serena" stars Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence as a couple undergoing hardship during the Great Depression. It was released this weekend.

Also, no one cared.

"Serena" was not a small film by any means- it cost roughly $30 million to make- and yet the film was shoved into the VOD ("Video on Demand," aka direct-to-video) and forgotten about almost before it was released.

Why would such a thing occur? One very simple reason: "Serena" is a truly terrible movie. Admittedly, we haven't seen it. But those who have... well, let's just say the reviews aren't positive.

"The film isn't bad en...
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11th Place 'American Sniper' Is Actually The Highlight Of The Weekend Box Office -- Read Why

March 9th, 2015 6:29pm EDT
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Neil Blomkamp's latest dystopian future flick, Chappie, topped the weekend box office, but that doesn't mean much considering the weekend overall was a total dud.

The film managed to pull in a dismal $13.3 million in its first week of release, but that was good enough to finish ahead of Will Smith's latest box office bomb Focus, which slipped to the number-two spot with just $10 million after a weak opening last weekend that saw it open to just $18.6 million.

This week's two other debutes, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Unfinished Business didn't fare well either. The sequel to...
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Which Film Topped The Weekend Box Office?

March 2nd, 2015 9:40am EST
Focus
"Fifty Shades of Grey" is no longer the top film at the box office. Will Smith and Margot Robbie's "Focus" won the weekend with $19.1 million in ticket sales, bumping the erotic S&M thriller to the fourth spot.

"Focus" centers on Nicky (Smith), a seasoned master of misdirection, who becomes romantically involved with novice con artist Jess (Robbie). After learning all his tricks, Jess abruptly breaks things off, and they meet again three years later in Buenes Aires where Nicky's involved in a very dangerous scheme

"Kingsman: The Secret Service" came in second with $11.7 million, follow...
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