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  1. 'The Help's' Viola Davis Drew Inspiration from Her Mother for Role (Video)

    1:52 pm 8/15/2011

    The actress appeared on the CBS “Early Show” to discuss the pressure associated with playing a maid in 2011.Read more

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  2. Box Office Update: 'Rise of the Apes' Safely Wins Friday Race; 'The Help' Comes in a Strong No. 2, While 'Glee: The 3D Concert Movie' Stalls

    9:42 am 8/13/2011

    "Final Destination 5" opens to No. 3, followed by R-rated action-comedy "30 Minutes or Less."Read more

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  3. Box Office Report: 'The Help' Gains on 'Planet of the Apes;' 'Glee' Sings Off Key

    11:32 pm 8/12/2011

    Elsewhere, 'Final Destination 5' and R-rated action comedy '30 Minutes or Less' off to soft start.Read more

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  4. Box Office Preview: Four New Films Battle 'Apes'

    6:18 pm 8/11/2011

    'Final Destination 5,' 'The Help,' '30 Minutes or Less' and 'Glee: The 3D Concert Movie' try to unseat Fox's king of the cinematic jungle.Read more

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  5. New Movie Reviews: 'The Help,' '30 Minutes or Less,' 'Glee the 3D Concert Movie' in Theaters This Weekend

    3:37 pm 8/11/2011

    What is THR's critical take on the new films hitting the cinemas this weekend?Read more

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  6. Box Office Update: 'The Help' Launches to a Strong $5.5 Million

    8:45 am 8/11/2011

    The big-screen adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's novel surpassed "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" to top the Wednesday box office and scores a rare A+ CinemaScore. Read more

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  7. Box Office Update: 'The Help' Earns a Rare A+ CinemaScore From Moviegoers

    10:32 pm 8/10/2011

    The stellar grade portends good word-of-mouth for the movie, which is expected to gross $5 million-$5.5 million at the Wednesday box office in a strong start for the big-screen adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's best-selling book. Read more

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  8. 'The Help' Premiere: 5 Things Seen and Heard on the Red Carpet

    10:11 pm 8/10/2011

    Emma Stone reveals to THR some secrets on how she she got into character for this role, while Viola Davis shares why the movie became so personal to her.Read more

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  9. 'The Help': What Critics Say

    7:16 pm 8/10/2011

    Emma Stone stars opposite Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer in Tate Taylor’s first major studio film.Read more

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  10. Box Office Report: 'The Help' Off to a Strong Start in Midweek Bow

    5:09 pm 8/10/2011

    UPDATED: The femme-driven pic, based on Kathryn Stockett's runaway bestseller, is on course to gross a pleasing $5 million on its first day in theaters; the movie leads all sales on Fandango for second day in a row.Read more

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