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  1. Box Office: 'Jungle Book' Trouncing 'Mother's Day,' 'Keanu' Friday for $35M-Plus Weekend

    8:10 am PDT 04/29/2016
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    Garry Marshall's ensemble comedy is in a close race for No. 2 with 'Keanu'; overseas, 'Captain America: Civil War' flies to $38.7 million in its first two days, a week ahead of its North American debut. READ MORE

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  2. Disney Rules Hollywood's Fairy-Tale War as Other Studios Bite the Poisoned Apple

    6:25 am PDT 04/29/2016
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    "It's in the soil here," says Disney production chief Sean Bailey, who leads the charge in spinning classic properties into live-action tentpoles. "Some studios are really comfortable making R-rated comedies; that's not what we do. We work in this space." READ MORE

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  3. Box Office: 'Captain America: Civil War' Opens to Huge $14.9M Overseas on Wednesday

    9:05 am PDT 04/28/2016
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    The superhero tentpole is launching in numerous foreign markets a week before it kicks off the summer box office in North America. READ MORE

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  4. 'Thor: Ragnarok' Director Proves to Be Box-Office Gold in His Native New Zealand

    2:06 am PDT 04/28/2016
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    Taika Waititi's 'Boy' and 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople' are now the country's top-grossing local films of all time. READ MORE

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  5. Sony Film Unit Full-Year Profit Down 34 Percent

    11:08 pm PDT 04/27/2016
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    The box office success of 'Spectre' was not enough to prevent a fall in profit for Sony Pictures Entertainment. READ MORE

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  6. Prince's 'Purple Rain' Expanding in Theaters Thanks to Fan Demand

    1:29 pm PDT 04/26/2016
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    Warner Bros. and AMC Theatres first returned the movie to the big screen last weekend after the performer's death. READ MORE

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  7. Alicia Vikander's 'Tulip Fever' Gets Summer Release Date

    1:23 pm PDT 04/26/2016
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    Directed by Justin Chadwick, the long-gestating period drama also stars Dean DeHaan and Christoph Waltz. READ MORE

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  8. Box-Office Preview: 'Captain America: Civil War' Storms Overseas on Wednesday

    12:01 pm PDT 04/26/2016
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    The tentpole is opening internationally a week ahead of its U.S. debut. READ MORE

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  9. U.K. Box Office: 'The Jungle Book' Swings Past $30M

    10:57 am PDT 04/26/2016
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    Idris Elba-starring newcomer 'Bastille Day' opens at No. 3 behind 'Jungle Book' and drone drama 'Eye in the Sky.' READ MORE

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  10. Bryan Cranston-Owned Movie Theater Blasts Cinemark for Forcing It Out of Business

    10:11 am PDT 04/26/2016
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    The upscale Cinemas Palme d'Or in Palm Desert, Calif., will cease operation this summer as another theater group takes over the lease. READ MORE

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  11. China Box Office: 'The Jungle Book' Clobbers 'The Huntsman'

    7:19 pm PDT 04/25/2016
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    Jon Favreau's CGI-live action spectacular -- which is about to cross $100 million -- led an otherwise slow weekend. READ MORE

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  12. Japan Box Office: 'Zootopia' Opens Strong but Topped by Local Anime Film

    4:41 pm PDT 04/25/2016
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    Disney's animated animal-menagerie brought in $4M, while 'The Revenant' bowed at No. 5 during a busy weekend before the country's Golden Week holidays. READ MORE

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  13. Russia Box Office: 'Crew' Hits No. 1 in Debut With $7.3M

    2:12 pm PDT 04/25/2016
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    The year's most anticipated local title easily outperformed Hollywood competition. READ MORE

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  14. Disney Stakes Out Release Dates for 'Jungle Book 2,' 'Maleficent 2' and More

    1:44 pm PDT 04/25/2016
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    The studio claims five more slots for its upcoming live-action fairy tales, which also include 'Cruella,' 'A Wrinkle in Time,' 'Jungle Cruise' and 'Dumbo,' among other titles. READ MORE

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  15. Box Office Report: April 22-24

    4:32 pm PDT 04/24/2016
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    Universal's big-budget fairy tale 'The Huntsman: Winter's War' falls flat in another miss for actor Chris Hemsworth. READ MORE

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  16. Box Office: 'Huntsman' Flops With $20M; 'Jungle Book' Roars to $61M

    8:02 am PDT 04/24/2016
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    Universal's big-budget fairy tale falls flat in another miss for actor Chris Hemsworth; Tom Hanks' 'A Hologram for the King' easily beats 'Elvis & Nixon' at the specialty box office. READ MORE

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  17. Box Office: 'Huntsman: Winter's War' Crushed By 'Jungle Book' on Friday

    6:53 am PDT 04/22/2016
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    Universal's pricey live-action fairy tale stars Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Jessica Chastain and Emily Blunt — but no Kristen Stewart as Snow White. READ MORE

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  18. Russia Box Office: Hollywood Still King, But Local Movies Set to Gain Ground This Year

    1:23 am PDT 04/22/2016
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    Homegrown films are projected to increase their box-office share at the expense of Hollywood and other foreign films. READ MORE

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  19. Why Disney's Original 'Jungle Book' Is Germany's Biggest Film of All Time

    12:27 am PDT 04/22/2016
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    How a cadre of 1960s cabaret artists and musicians turned a very loose translation of Disney's 1967 classic into a bigger hit than 'Titanic,' 'Avatar' or 'Star Wars.' READ MORE

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  20. Average Movie Ticket Price Jumps to Record $8.58 in First Quarter

    2:21 pm PDT 04/20/2016
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    The spike is due to tentpoles including 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens,' 'Deadpool,' 'Zootopia' and 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice.' READ MORE

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