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  1. Box Office Preview: Female Action Pic 'Lucy' Looks to Slay 'Hercules'

    12:31 pm PDT 07/23/2014
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    UPDATED: Rob Reiner's dramedy "And So It Goes" also debuts, while Woody Allen's "Magic in the Moonlight" and "A Most Wanted Man," starring the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, launch at the specialty box office. READ MORE

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  2. Japan Box Office: Disney Continues Record Run With 'Maleficent'

    1:15 am PDT 07/23/2014
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    Following the 16-week run of "Frozen," Disney has now topped the Japanese box office since mid-March, while the latest release from animation powerhouse Studio Ghibli opens in the third spot. READ MORE

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  3. Why 'Frozen' Was Such a Big Box-Office Hit in Japan

    3:38 am PDT 07/22/2014
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    The global Disney success is set to finish its theatrical run in the country with more than $250 million, making it the third-highest grossing film there ever. READ MORE

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  4. China Box Office: Local Sensation 'Tiny Times 3.0' Knocks 'Transformers 4' Off Top Spot

    1:57 am PDT 07/22/2014
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    The latest film in the tween franchise beat out "Transformers 4," which has crossed the $300 million box-office mark in the world's second-largest movie market. READ MORE

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  5. Global Box Office: 'Transformers 4' Becomes First Film of 2014 to Near $1 Billion

    1:37 pm PDT 07/20/2014
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    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" has now earned more than the first two films in Paramount's toy-to-film franchise; "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" begins to roll out in earnest now that the World Cup is over. READ MORE

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  6. Box Office: 'Apes 2' Rules Soft Weekend With $36M; 'Sex Tape' Bombs

    8:17 am PDT 07/20/2014
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    UPDATED: "The Purge: Anarchy" places No. 2 with $28.4M, while "Planes: Fire & Rescue" underwhelms with $18M; Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" quickly morphs into a hit at the specialty box office. READ MORE

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  7. Europe, Latin America Look for Box-Office Rebound After World Cup (Analysis)

    6:47 pm PDT 07/18/2014
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    "Transformers 4" has boosted attendance after revenue drops of 50 percent and more in recent weeks, with "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" hitting key foreign markets this weekend. READ MORE

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  8. Box Office: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Dominates the Weekend's Newcomers

    7:41 am PDT 07/18/2014
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    UPDATE: The horror of "The Purge: Anarchy" proves a stronger draw than the comedy of "Sex Tape" at Friday's box office. READ MORE

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  9. Box-Office Preview: 'Purge,' 'Planes' Sequels Face Off Against 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

    3:02 pm PDT 07/16/2014
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    The Jason Segel-Cameron Diaz comedy "Sex Tape" also is hitting theaters, but the three newcomers aren't likely to surpass the Fox holdover. READ MORE

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  10. Box-Office Woes: Age and Gender Gap Helping Fuel Summer Decline

    5:00 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    The new rule? Women are dependable, while men and younger moviegoers aren't. READ MORE

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  11. Box Office: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Scores Stellar $73M Debut

    7:54 am PDT 07/13/2014
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    UPDATED: The sequel, however, couldn't prevent summer domestic box office revenue from continuing to tumble year over year; Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" wows at the specialty box office, while "Begin Again" lands in the top 10. READ MORE

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  12. Box Office: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Headed for $70 Million Debut

    6:59 am PDT 07/11/2014
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    UPDATED: The sequel, which took in $27.7 million on Friday, is pacing well ahead of "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," which debuted to $54.8 million in August 2011; Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" soars at the specialty box office. READ MORE

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  13. Box Office: China's 'Tiny Times' to Battle 'Transformers 4' for Market Share

    8:13 am PDT 07/10/2014
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    "Tiny Times 3" is expected to do well with the domestic audience after weeks of dominance by Michael Bay’s metal giants. READ MORE

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  14. Hollywood Loses Box-Office Share in Russia

    12:36 pm PDT 07/09/2014
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    The share of local releases increased by one-third throughout the first half of 2014 from the same period last year. READ MORE

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  15. Box-Office Preview: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Aims to Scare Away Summer Blues

    12:14 pm PDT 07/09/2014
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    The critically acclaimed sequel is on track to eclipse the $54.8 million opening of 2011's "Rise of the Planet of the Apes"; Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" launches at the specialty box office. READ MORE

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  16. Communist Propaganda Czar Wants China to Become a Movie Power

    8:05 am PDT 07/09/2014
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    Liu Qibao says movies should reflect President Xi Jinping's vision of the "Chinese Dream." READ MORE

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  17. China Box Office: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Is No. 1 Film of All Time

    8:54 pm PDT 07/07/2014
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    UPDATED: The heavy use of Chinese elements in the movie did much to win over fans in the world's second-biggest film market. READ MORE

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  18. 'Maleficent' Opens at No. 1 in Japan, Ends 'Frozen's' Record Run

    4:44 pm PDT 07/07/2014
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    "Edge of Tomorrow" lands with $2.54 million, while "Frozen" passes $240 million in its 17th week of release in another great week for Disney in Japan. READ MORE

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  19. Summer Box Office: Analyst Cuts Financial Expectations for Exhibitors

    5:51 am PDT 07/07/2014
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    The third-quarter box office is "starting off in a deep hole," says one Wall Street observer, but another says the focus of investors in cinema chain stocks "has already shifted to a stronger 2015 film slate." READ MORE

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  20. Box Office: What's Behind Summer's Free Fall at the Multiplex (Analysis)

    8:42 pm PDT 07/06/2014
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    The Fourth of July saw historic lows, while revenue for the summer is down nearly 20 percent to date in North America. READ MORE

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