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  1. China Box Office: Strong Week for Hollywood As ‘Need for Speed’ Takes Pole Position

    8:30 pm PDT 03/17/2014
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    A lull between Chinese holiday periods gave a boost to overseas titles. READ MORE

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  2. 'Frozen' Sets Disney Animation Opening Weekend Record in Japan

    3:43 am PDT 03/17/2014
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    UPDATED: Disney Animation scores its biggest opening weekend ever in the world's third-largest market as "RoboCop" opens in fourth place and "12 Years a Slave" holds on at 10th in its second weekend. READ MORE

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  3. Box Office: 'Need for Speed' Sputters With $17.8 Million, Loses to 'Peabody' and '300' Sequel

    8:53 am PDT 03/16/2014
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    UPDATED: Director Tyler Perry suffers a career worst with "Single Moms Club," "Grand Budapest Hotel" earns a massive $3.6 million from only 66 theaters, and "Veronica Mars" takes in $2 million from 291 locations. READ MORE

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  4. Box Office: 'Need for Speed' Wins Friday, But Braces for Weekend Loss to 'Peabody'

    8:50 am PDT 03/15/2014
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    The Aaron Paul racing pic will now have to vie with "300: Rise of an Empire" for the No. 2 spot; Tyler Perry facing worst opening of his directing career with "The Single Moms Club," while "Veronica Mars" wows in limited release. READ MORE

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  5. Box Office: 'Need for Speed' Slowing, Faces Close Race With 'Peabody & Sherman'

    4:49 pm PDT 03/14/2014
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    Among other new entries, "Veronica Mars" is doing nicely in its limited theatrical debut; Tyler Perry's "Single Moms Night Out" performing on the softer side so far. READ MORE

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  6. Box Office: 'Need for Speed' Races out of the Gate Thursday Night With $1.1 Million

    9:14 am PDT 03/14/2014
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    UPDATED: Adapted from the wildly popular Electronic Arts video game, the DreamWorks and Disney action film stars "Breaking Bad's" Aaron Paul; "Veronica Mars" nabs a pleasing $260,000 from 17 fan screenings and midnight runs in 95 theaters. READ MORE

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  7. 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Tracking Huge for $80 Million-Plus Debut

    12:04 pm PDT 03/13/2014
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    Similar to "Iron Man 3" and "Thor 2," the sequel is expected to benefit from "The Avengers" halo effect when opening in North America on April 4. READ MORE

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  8. Box Office: '300: Rise of an Empire' Slays Competition With $45.1 Million Debut

    8:31 am PDT 03/09/2014
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    UPDATED: Facing a crowded marketplace for family fare, "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" opens to $32.5 million; "The Grand Budapest Hotel" makes history at the specialty box office, while Oscar best picture winner "12 Years a Slave" sees nice bump. READ MORE

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  9. Box Office: '300: Rise of an Empire' Tops Friday With $17.7 Million; 'Peabody' No. 2

    8:09 am PST 03/08/2014
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    UPDATED: "Mr. Peabody & Sherman," facing competition from "The Lego Movie," takes in $8 million; "12 Years a Slave" enjoys bump after its Oscar best picture win, while Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" opens strong. READ MORE

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  10. China Box Office: Decision to Convert 'RoboCop' to 3D Pays Off

    7:35 am PST 03/08/2014
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    The action remake took nearly $21 million in its first three days in the country. READ MORE

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  11. Box Office: '300: Rise of an Empire' Soars to $16 Million-Plus Friday

    4:40 pm PST 03/07/2014
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    The ancient Greek epic is headed for a strong $40 million-plus domestic debut; DreamWorks Animation's "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" eyes a $32 million-plus opening. READ MORE

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  12. Box Office: '300: Rise of an Empire' Opens to Strong $3.3 Million Thursday Night

    8:18 am PST 03/07/2014
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    The ancient epic opens exactly seven years after Zack Snyder's "300" took the box office by storm. READ MORE

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  13. Box-Office Preview: '300: Rise of an Empire' to Top 'Peabody & Sherman'

    2:55 pm PST 03/06/2014
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    The sequel opens exactly seven years after Zack Snyder's groundbreaking "300" set new standards for special effects and greenscreen work; following its Oscar win, "12 Years a Slave" expands nationwide again, while Wes Anderson's "Grand Budapest Hotel" opens in select markets. READ MORE

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  14. Box Office: 'Divergent' Tracking on Par With First 'Twilight'

    4:27 pm PST 03/04/2014
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    The latest YA adaptation from Lionsgate/Summit opens in theaters March 21 and has a shot at matching the $69.6 million debut of "Twilight" in November 2008. READ MORE

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  15. Summer Box Office: Studios Brace for Comedy Pileup

    7:00 am PST 03/04/2014
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    With 10 sidesplitters hitting theaters in as many weeks -- movies starring the likes of Cameron Diaz, Robert Downey Jr. and Seth Rogen -- several could be left out of the joke. READ MORE

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  16. Summer Box Office: How Studios Plan to Avoid a World Cup Smackdown

    5:00 am PST 03/04/2014
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    Billions of soccer fans prompt studios to shuffle their biggest releases, including "Transformers: Age of Extinction" and "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes." READ MORE

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  17. Berlin: Picture Tree Racks Up Sales for German Hit 'Suck Me Shakespeer'

    4:01 am PST 03/04/2014
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    Buyers in France, Korea and the Czech Republic picked up the school days comedy, which has earned more than $70 million at the German box office. READ MORE

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  18. China Box Office: 'Hobbit 2' Dominates, 'RoboCop' Opens Strong

    12:34 am PST 03/04/2014
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    Peter Jackson's "Desolation of Smaug" pulls in another $26.5 million for a 10-day cume of $60 million, while "RoboCop" makes a muscular entry with $20.7 million in three days. READ MORE

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  19. Box Office: '12 Years a Slave' Plots Theater Expansion After Oscar Win

    3:26 pm PST 03/03/2014
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    UPDATED: Steve McQueen's slavery drama, which also debuts March 4 on DVD, could be playing more than 1,000 U.S. theaters Friday; overseas, the film is a sensation, grossing $90 million to date for a world total of $140.2 million. READ MORE

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  20. 'Pompeii' Gets Buried in German Bow as Crowdfunded 'Stromberg' Rules

    4:04 am PST 03/03/2014
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    Paul W.S. Anderson's disaster actioner, starring “Game of Thrones” star Kit Harrington, opens to just $1.5 million in the key European territory. READ MORE

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  21. 'Frozen' Crosses $75 Million in South Korea, Breaks Local Records

    9:54 pm PST 03/02/2014
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    The record haul makes South Korea the most successful market outside of the U.S. for the Oscar-winning Disney animated feature. READ MORE

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