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  1. 'The Help': Judge Tosses Lawsuit Claiming Character Stolen From Real-Life Maid

    7:30 pm 8/16/2011

    Ablene Cooper, a maid in Jackson, Miss., claimed the character Aibileen (played by Viola Davis in the film) was based on her.Read more

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  2. Viola Davis Circling New HBO Drama Series

    5:51 pm 8/16/2011

    Sundance Breakout Dee Rees is writing with Margaret Nagle Read more

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  3. Viola Davis Circling New HBO Drama Series

    5:46 pm 8/16/2011

    Sundance breakout Dee Rees is writing with Margaret Nagle. Read more

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  4. '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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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