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  1. Box-Office Picture Darkens Amid Focus on Tentpoles, Analyst Says

    10:39 am PST 03/02/2015
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    "Nearly identical film franchise strategies" at the studios risk "accelerating already-existing negative secular trends," warns Cowen's Doug Creutz who doesn't expect "significantly better" domestic performance this year. READ MORE

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  2. Japan Box Office: 'American Sniper' Stays on Top, 'Big Hero 6' Gets Oscar Bounce

    3:31 am PST 03/02/2015
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    Interest in Clint Eastwood's film is heightened by the murder of Japanese citizens by the Islamic State group. READ MORE

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  3. China Monthly Box Office Tops U.S. for First Time Ever

    1:15 am PST 03/02/2015
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    The Lunar New Year holiday led to the country's biggest box-office month with $650 million, making it the top film market in the world for February, according to research firm Entgroup. READ MORE

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  4. Box Office: 'Fifty Shades' Seduces Overseas With Massive $338.4M, Nears $500M Globally

    10:13 am PST 03/01/2015
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    The adaptation of EL James' steamy, S&M-laced novel has grossed $147.7 million in the U.S. READ MORE

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  5. Box Office: Will Smith's 'Focus' Opens to Muted $19.1M But Still No. 1

    12:49 pm PST 02/27/2015
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    The R-rated romantic caper opens to $12.2 million overseas for a total $31.3 million; 'The Lazarus Effect' opens at No. 5, while 'Kingsman' beats 'Fifty Shades of Grey' for the first time. READ MORE

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  6. China's Huayi Brothers, Enlight Report Better-Than-Expected Earnings

    7:41 am PST 02/27/2015
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    Private-sector film companies continue to make waves in the world's second-largest movie market. READ MORE

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  7. Box Office: 'Cinderella' Aiming for Fairy-Tale Opening of $60M-Plus

    2:58 pm PST 02/26/2015
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    Females will rule all the way around at the March box office between Disney's redo of the classic princess tale and sequel 'Insurgent,' which opens a week later. READ MORE

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  8. Box Office Preview: 'Focus' to Test Will Smith's Star Power

    12:07 pm PST 02/25/2015
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    The romantic caper, co-starring Margot Robbie, is expected to steal the top spot from 'Fifty Shades of Grey' at the North American box office; 'The Lazarus Effect' also opens. READ MORE

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  9. U.K. Box Office: ‘Fifty Shades’ Maintains Control

    2:14 am PST 02/25/2015
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    Even a sharp drop in Britain, like in the U.S., couldn't stop the erotic drama coming out on top in its second week. READ MORE

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  10. China Box Office: 'Dragon Blade' Dominates Lunar New Year Holiday

    7:01 pm PST 02/23/2015
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    The top five movies in China took in a hefty $175 million among them in the first four days of the Chinese New Year holiday season. READ MORE

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  11. U.K. Box Office: 'Fifty Shades' Becomes Highest-Grossing 18-Rated Film Ever

    4:47 am PST 02/23/2015
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    The steamy drama overtakes 'The Wolf of Wall Street' after just 10 days. READ MORE

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  12. Japan Box Office: 'American Sniper' Opens on Top, 'Fifty Shades' Drops Out of Top 10

    2:59 am PST 02/23/2015
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    Best animated feature Oscar-winner 'Big Hero 6' reaches the $72 million mark, while 'Fifty Shades' fades away. READ MORE

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  13. Box Office: 'Fifty Shades' Crosses $400M Globally Despite Massive Drop in U.S.

    8:01 am PST 02/22/2015
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    Elsewhere in North America, 'Hot Tub Time Machine 2' bombs, while 'McFarland, USA' narrowly beats 'The DUFF'; Oscar best picture contender 'American Sniper' crosses $400M worldwide. READ MORE

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  14. Box-Office Preview: 'Fifty Shades' to Stay No. 1, Races Past $100M in U.S.

    12:03 pm PST 02/19/2015
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    A trio of smaller films enter the fray over Oscar weekend — 'Hot Tub Time Machine 2,' 'The DUFF' and Kevin Costner sports drama 'McFarland, USA.' READ MORE

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  15. Oscars and Box Office: This Is the Lowest-Grossing Year in the Modern Era

    9:00 am PST 02/18/2015
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    Even with 'American Sniper,' 2015's best pic nominees are on pace to be the weakest financial crop since the category expanded beyond five nominees in 2009, as the Academy’s taste becomes increasingly at odds with that of the public (and possibly imperils show ratings). READ MORE

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  16. 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Posts Biggest Non-3D Russian Opening

    6:42 am PST 02/17/2015
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    The movie was also celebrated as Universal's biggest opening in Russia. READ MORE

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  17. Italy Box Office: 'Fifty Shades' Sets Opening Record

    7:29 am PST 02/16/2015
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    The VM14-rated film pulled in $9.1 million. READ MORE

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  18. Japan Box Office: 'Fifty Shades' Opens in Fifth, 'Big Hero 6' Passes $70 Million

    3:16 am PST 02/16/2015
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    Without a strong fan base for EL James' books, Sam Taylor-Johnson's film struggles to make its mark. READ MORE

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  19. 'Fifty Shades' Scores Biggest Opening in History for a Female Director

    2:23 pm PST 02/15/2015
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    British filmmaker and artist Sam Taylor-Johnson steered the film adaptation of EL James' steamy novel. READ MORE

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  20. 'Fifty Shades' Box Office: Country-by-Country Breakdown

    11:04 am PST 02/15/2015
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    The film adaptation of EL James' risque novel nabs $158 million offshore, the biggest launch of all time for an R-rated movie. READ MORE

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